Posts Tagged ‘TFM-Oct-2012’

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October 2012 Issue (Volume 25, Number 10)

The route to a greener facility depends on many factors specific to the situation. But the goal of reducing negative impact on the environment is common to all who set out on the... [...]

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FM Issue: Eyeing The End Result

An integrated project delivery approach to facility projects—during the construction phase—works to reduce life cycle... [...]

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Alternative Energy Trends: Double Vision For Green Power

AT&T has enlisted the insight of its facility managers in its pursuit of increasing alternative energy use. In this article, the executive director of energy describes the company’s roadmap for alternative... [...]

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Tricks Of The Trade: Healthcare Housekeeping

Is there an industry standard for housekeepers and maintenance technicians per square foot of healthcare... [...]

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Services & Maintenance: Integrating Security Needs

When specifying this facility system, managers can leverage existing... [...]

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Tricks Of The Trade: Evac Plans

Can you tell me what the general requirements or accepted practices are for locating evac... [...]

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Professional Development: Changing Face Of Facility Management

As the profession evolves, more higher education institutions offer formalized... [...]

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Tricks Of The Trade: Demand Response

What is it like to participate in a demand response program? Should facility managers prepare for any unwanted challenges or... [...]

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The HVAC Factor: Variable Refrigerant Flow

This heating and cooling strategy enables facility managers to implement tighter control on energy use and occupant... [...]

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LEED Case Study: Front And Center

A LEED Gold residence hall at North Carolina Central University Provides much needed housing, improves operations, and enhances student life, and... [...]