Facility Executive | July / August 2016 Issue

This issue looks at trends in facility security. Plus, HVAC, thermal energy, pest control, power protection for IoT, LED lighting, green roofing, and more.

Facility Executive: July / August 2016

Volume 29, Number 4Facility Executive July / August 2016

The HVAC Factor: Sound Attenuation For Exposed Ductwork | Noise from vibrations reverberating through facility ducts can reach disturbing levels without proper mitigation.

Facility Retrofit: Keeping Cool With Lower Energy Costs | At a central Florida library, peak demand charges are down with the installation of thermal energy storage tanks.

Services & Maintenance: Key Pest Control Concerns For Facilities | Identify the conditions and areas to which insects and rodents may be attracted to prevent infestations. Plus, what are 10 strategies to keep away pest birds?

Trends – Site Security: Background Checks | The vetting process for contract and temporary workers may represent a “hole” in a facility’s security safety net.

Trends Bonus Article: Cyber Security For Buildings | A recent survey gauges the role of facility managers when it comes to protecting building systems from a cyber attack.

FM Issue: Power Protection For IoT Connection | Facilities depending on Internet of Things technology need to assess backup power strategies to ensure data is retained in the event of an outage.

FM Issue Bonus: Powering The Evolving Facility | Delivering an infrastructure to support current and future operational needs calls for a holistic approach.

Hotel Case Study: A Vision By The Sea | On a former manufacturing site in Gloucester, MA, the Beauport Hotel graces the beach in this seaport town. Plus, one way to please guests is with restroom technology that keeps them stocked.

Lighting Maintenance Bonus Feature: LED Lighting Retrofits | There are varying approaches to replacing current lighting with LEDs, and examining the options will help ensure success.

Green Roofing Feature: Roofing Maintenance, Dollars and Sense | A corrective, proactive approach delivers value, longer life, and energy benefits.

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