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Employing this concept fosters holistic emergency alert and response management.
Legislation requiring facility owners to report consumption is increasing. Is this obligation an opportunity or burden?
Projects at existing facilities require specific considerations to meet IECC 2012 requirements.
Resolving the challenges of facility systems integration requires a clear look at how building automation protocols interact.
An effective security program requires communicating key parameters.
A methodical approach coupled with follow through goes a long way toward reliable operations in facilities that run 24/7.
A panel of experts discusses the role of load banks in assessing system readiness.
This technologically based concept allows facility professionals to harness building data to reach goals and elevate department status.
To optimize emergency communications, analyzing risks is only the beginning.
As facilities systems increasingly intersect with IT infrastructure, protection is paramount.
As part of a campus-wide risk management initiative, the University of Iowa focuses on fire systems.
Protecting against the elements is a primary role for roofs, and maintenance is crucial.
In cultivating a smart building with integrated systems, facility managers can “show, share, and strategize.”
Funding options are increasing for facility managers who want to pursue a cleaner power supply. From the October 2013 issue.
In the face of extreme weather, facilities housing mission critical resources seek increased resilience. From the September 2013 issue.
Facility factors, such as roof slope and climate, impact the benefit of reflective roofs. From the August 2013 issue.
Expanding requirements for distribution systems can be met using molded case circuit breakers. From the July 2013 issue.
Creative alternatives to landfill disposal are available to facility managers. From the June 2013 issue.
In order to optimize a security plan, facility managers should take a dynamic approach. From the April 2013 issue.
Remote monitoring and automation capabilities ease maintenance. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.