Technology Articles

Buildings aren’t just brick and mortar anymore; some can be as technologically complex as computers, due to building automation, interoperability, wifi, HVAC, and other high tech components.

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FM Issue: Situational Awareness For Safety

Employing this concept fosters holistic emergency alert and response... [...]

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New Product Flash: LED Vapor Tight from Shat-R-Shield and NICOR

Suitable for harsh facility environments, this luminaire is designed using thermally engineered polymers to withstand moisture, dust, and salt... [...]

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Furniture Trends: The Open Office Puzzle

The communal layout is a staple in many facility planners’ playbooks, but is it right for all... [...]

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Did You Miss The Effective Facility And Asset Lifecycle Management Webinar?

This webinar offers an overview of the Oracle Primavera solutions that provide the necessary capabilities to manage the overall facility lifecycle... [...]

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Three Tips For Leveraging BIM In Facility Management

Facility executives can derive more value from BIM within their facilities management system when employing these... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Tech Tools For Master Planning

A facilities administrator seeks advice on tools for budget and maintenance... [...]

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Did You Miss The Emergency Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery Are You Ready Webinar?

View this video to find out how to evaluate your emergency plans, technologies, and training to ensure the safety of people, the protection of property, and the prevention of business... [...]

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Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation To Install LED Bulbs In Next Stage Of Energizing Taliesin West

The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation is happy to announce that OSRAM SYLVANIA has made a donation of innovative LED lighting products to the Energizing Taliesin West... [...]

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Passed: The Energy Efficiency Improvement Act Of 2015

The new energy legislation, which was passed at the end of April 2015, will have an impact on commercial buildings; it will also affect hvac systems and water... [...]

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New Product Flash: Audacy Lighting Control from IDEAL Industries

Available via a mobile app, the wireless system adjusts to ambient light, movement, and room... [...]