November 2011 Issue (Volume 24, Number 11)

Today's Facility Manager: November 2011
For facility managers, the transition to the smart grid should be seen as an opportunity, not a burden. Technologies will optimize buildings and make it easier to manage energy assets.

November 2011 Issue (Volume 24, Number 11)


November 2011 Issue (Volume 24, Number 11)

Today’s Facility Manager: November 2011

Tricks Of The Trade: The Difference Between Aluminum And CopperTricks Of The Trade Columnist Jim Elledge explains the nuances of these two options for installation in primary or secondary power electrical panels.

The Facility Technologist: Measuring Technology | While architects and engineers may not be concerned with accurate square footage, facility managers should be, and there are tools to help.

Professional Development: The Demise Of The Cubicle | As work styles are evolving, employees are spending less time in individual offices and more time working together.

Services & Maintenance: The Best Time Is Now | Winter weather can create many unseen building problems, which is why now is a perfect time for a roof inspection.

IAQ Trends: Take A Deep Breath | There are many benefits to improving facility indoor air quality (IAQ). But how can facility managers get it done?

FM Issue: Evolving With The Smarter Grid | Thinking about taking the plunge into the smart grid? There are four main themes to consider before getting started.

Senior Living Case Study: Phenix City Rising | After nearly four decades, it was time for Canterbury Healthcare Center to get a facelift and improve life for residents and staff.

Renewable Energy: Smart Balancing Of Renewable Energy With Green Buildings | Smart grid technology and its associated advancements may create a shift in how facilities consume energy.

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