August 2012 Issue (Volume 25, Number 8)

Today's Facility Manager: August 2012
The publication of this issue of Today's Facility Manager signifies a new era. Readers will welcome the return of "Tricks Of The Trade" under the auspices of the magazine's new facility management guru, Kevin Folsom, while Editor Heidi Schwartz steps aside to take over as Internet Director for Group C Media.

August 2012 Issue (Volume 25, Number 8)


August 2012 Issue (Volume 25, Number 8)

Today’s Facility Manager: August 2012

Tricks Of The Trade: Battery Operated Faucets, Data Management, and Pond Marshes | This long running TFM column is reintroduced with industry veteran Kevin Folsom digging in to answer reader questions about a variety of topics.

FM Frequency: Handling A Delicate Subject | An amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires workplaces to provide reasonable accommodations for nursing mothers.

Professional Development: Navigating Job Order ContractingThis procurement method enables facility managers to complete numerous projects with one contract.

The HVAC Factor: Energy Recovery Ventilation | Reducing the amount of new outdoor air required is possible with this type of technology.

Services & Maintenance: Lighting That PerformsOutfitting this building system to interact with others—such as HVAC and security—streamlines performance and energy use.

FM Issue: Signature Perimeter Security | Top managers at two prominent buildings provide insight on how to keep facilities safe.

Green Roof Trends: From LEED To RoofPoint | A recently launched sustainable guideline focuses on roofing and its specific characteristics.

Manufacturing Case Study: New And Improved | In Kansas City, MO, a greeting card maker has performed a sweeping overhaul of its facility.

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