Facility Executive | May/June 2015 Issue

Facility Executive: May/June 2015Open office atrium.

Volume 28, Number 3

Tech And FM: The Internet Of Things | This emerging architecture impacts virtually all building systems, making them smarter and quicker to respond.

Facility Retrofit: Heat And Glare Control | At the Holiday Inn Chicago Mart Plaza River North in downtown Chicago, installing window film to guest rooms and an atrium has improved occupant comfort.

Services & Maintenance: Carpet Care Procedures | A recently published standard and guide on cleaning for textiles floor coverings provides insight on effective cleaning.

Furniture Trends: The Open Office Puzzle | The walls have come down in many open office workplaces, but does one size fit all?

Ceilings: Optimized Design | AnnMarie Jackson shares her insight on ceiling design and performance in this article.

Furniture: A Second Life | There’s tremendous need for usable furnishings among national and international relief and development organizations.

FM Issue: Situational Awareness For Safety | When a threat to safety emerges, technology tools can play a significant part in mitigating damage.

ADA Compliance Check: Five Need To Know Updates | What facility leaders don’t know about ADA updates, violation penalties, and compliance improvement tactics can cost them.

Healthcare Case Study: A Healthy Remedy | In a tight timeline, Trinity Hospital Twin City in Dennison, OH underwent necessary life safety and aesthetic upgrades in several strategic phases.

Healthcare Bonus Coverage: Construction Vibrations In Healthcare Settings | Monitoring ground disturbances helps ensure patient safety.

Healthcare Bonus Coverage: Shaping Disinfection Programs | Cleanliness and disinfection are important in all facilities, and it’s paramount in healthcare settings.

Renting HVAC And Power | Quick deployment and a proper fit are key factors in this process.

Renewable Energy: Greening An Auto Plant | Two wind turbines are helping to power Honda Manufacturing capabilities in Russells Point, OH.

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