Policing Trends Reflected in New Stations and Police Academies
A surprising mix of technology, government reinvention, and enforcement methods are transforming today's police forces, according to Perkins+Will.
Furniture: A Second Life
Unwanted furniture does not need to go into a landfill.
Ceilings: Optimized Design
Ceilings are significant for both visual and acoustic comfort.
Furniture Trends: The Open Office Puzzle
The communal layout is a staple in many facility planners’ playbooks, but is it right for all scenarios?
Lighting Trends: Quality Illumination
Achieving an ideal lighting scenario with LEDs calls for consideration of myriad characteristics.
HVAC Trends: Cooling Controls
Variable speed drives make chiller equipment more efficient. Enhancing internal controls increases this further.
Indoor Air Quality Trends: Sustaining Healthy Air
HVAC systems and room air currents significantly impact transmission of airborne illness.
Energy Management Trends: Stepping Up Energy Management
Across sectors, facility professionals find solutions through the Department of Energy's Better Buildings Challenge.
Exterior Security Trends: The Long View
Protecting people and property requires a risk assessment and relevant strategies.
Remanufactured Furniture Trends
Old can be as good as new, especially when pursuing sustainable certifications.
Furniture Trends: Setting The Stage
Creating a workplace fit for today and the future requires insight from facility managers.
Data Center Trends: Monitoring Data Centers
Paramount to their operation is keeping tabs on power supply.
HVAC Trends: Controls Conversion
For HVAC systems, moving from pneumatic to digital streamlines operations and maintenance.
2013 Trends Recap
A look at the topics covered over the past year provides a peek into what will be top of mind in 2014.
Roofing Trends: Limiting Overhead Risk
Trends in roofing continue to focus on safety and longevity.
Green Cleaning Trends: Cleaning With Electrolyzed Water
This chemical free process may help facilities further green maintenance goals. From the October 2013 issue.
Energy Management Trends: The Power Of Plugs
A growing share of facility energy use comes from plug loads. From the September 2013 issue.
Security Trends: Elevating Safeguards
Security tools broaden access control capabilities, with an eye on increased mobility. From the August 2013 issue.
Web Based FM Trends: The Internet Of Things
While not quite here yet, going “IP all the way” can reduce the complexity of building system networks. From the July 2013 issue.
Building Automation Trends: Building Automation Evolution
Myriad levels of interaction characterize the next generation of facility controls. From the June 2013 issue.