Facility Executive | September/October 2015 Issue

This issue takes a comprehensive look at sustainable facilities, including green cleaning, water management, LEED certification, and energy efficiency. Plus, wireless technology and security.

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Volume 28, Number 5

Tech And FM: In Case Of Emergency…| With a robust distributed antennae system, wireless communications can be kept afloat in an affected facility.

Facility Retrofit: Light It Up! | At UCLA, several buildings for the athletics program have tested a new lighting controls system.

Designing Lobbies For Good Security | Security in this busy and often public space can be made more effective with attention to space layout.

Strong And Sustainable | Resilience against extreme weather and other threats includes strategies that also reduce negative impact on the environment.

Considerations For Green Cleaning | Factors specific to a facility influence a successful program. Plus, are engineered water systems effective?

Look, Listen, And Learn To Find Leaks | Firsthand observation combined with emerging technology aid facility leaders in reducing water waste.

100 Years Young | Built in 1915, San Francisco City Hall keeps up with the times with its recent LEED Platinum certification. Plus, LEED v4 pursuits impact painting decisions.

Teamwork Towards Energy Reductions | Retrofit Chicago program spurs two commercial building teams to tackle energy goals, with the help of EDF Climate Corps.

Efficiency Award For Colorado Brewery | In Golden, CO, the MillerCoors Golden Brewery employs a multi-faceted approach to reduce its resource consumption.

Energy Storage At Alcatraz | Thanks to a microgrid installation, there’s no escape for the solar power derived on this island operated by the National Park Service.

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