Topics Articles

The primary disciplines of facility management—building envelope & exteriors, construction & retrofits, energy, environment, facility management, interiors, safety, security, technology—along with other important topics are included in this section.

FE-NPFlogo

New Product Flash: Plug Load Controller From Enlighted

Designed to reduce wasted energy, this device works with sensors in the Enlighted System to transform outlets into smart... [...]

FM Alert new logo.

IFMA Announces Passing Of First President, George Graves

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has announced the death of its first president and one of its original founders, George Graves, IFMA Fellow.... [...]

movincool

Channel Spotlight: Cooling By MovinCool

Visit the Cooling Channel to find out more about MovinCool and its range of spot air... [...]

FE-QOWlogo

Question Of The Week: Barriers To Green Cleaning?

Five challenges (real or perceived) that prevent many facilities from transitioning to green cleaning... [...]

New Orleans Skyline

10 Years After Hurricane Katrina: How Resilient Is New Orleans?

The Data Center, a research organization focused on Southeast Louisiana, analyzes New Orleans'... [...]

FF.toyota.200

Friday Funny: Kids Create Dream Cars

Meet the winners of this year’s Toyota Dream Car Art Contest, which invites children from around the world to create cars fueled by their... [...]

DOE_microgrid_diagram

Navigant Research: No Clear Leader In Microgrid Controls Market

Of the 15 firms profiled, three emerged as Market Leaders and 12 followed closely as Contenders.... [...]

Little-League-World-Series

Lenel Helps Protect 69th Annual Little League World Series

For the 17th year, Lenel is helping to protect players, coaches, officials and fans at the 2015 Little League World Series with its advanced security systems, including a new high-tech video management... [...]

FM Alert new logo.

OSHA Clarifies Whistleblower Dispute Process

OSHA directive explains new process to assist early resolution of whistleblower... [...]

cropped NatToiletPaper

August 26 Is National Toilet Paper Day

Five interesting facts about this crucial item that is worthy of serving as a wedding gown for... [...]