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In Nashville, TN, the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel has undergone a series of energy improvements to reach reduction goals.


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In Nashville, TN, the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel has undergone a series of energy improvements to reach reduction goals.

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Facility Retrofit: Toward Energy Goals

In Nashville, TN, the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel has undergone a series of energy improvements to reach reduction goals.

Time For Pest Birds To Leave The Nest

Identify behaviors to implement effective bird control around facilities.

Net Zero Energy For Buildings

Advanced energy solutions are coming down in price, prompting more facility management leaders to pursue this clean energy goal.

Concerned With Poor IAQ?

A facility’s indoor air quality affects occupant health as well as energy efficiency. Take steps to mitigate negative impacts.

Effective Fire Sprinkler Pipe Inspections

Avoid discovering a fire pipe corrosion problem during an actual fire emergency.

Maintaining Multiple Roofs With Technology

For national and regional corporations that want to renew their roofing systems, one of the best strategies is a strong service and maintenance program with a national commercial roofing network.

Protecting Roofs From Severe Weather

Maintenance is key to extending the life of commercial roofing through extreme weather conditions.

Hotel Case Study: Back In Fashion

The Watergate Hotel is open for business once again, with more than a cursory nod to its storied past.

Virtual Threats That Are All Too Real

Managing the cyber security of buildings will require a coordinated effort among stakeholders in the facilities industry.

Restroom Management Meets The Modern Age

Take note of several developments aimed at making commercial restroom cleaning more effective.

Security: The Eyes Have It

Developments in video surveillance technology have accelerated in recent years.

Facility Executive | August 2017 Issue

The August 2017 issue features a focus on security, including cyber attacks, video surveillance, and strategic approaches. Plus, indoor air quality, fire safety, restrooms, pest control, energy efficiency, and more.

The Invisible Failure Of Facility Security Programs

The tactical elements of physical security programs often get the most attention, at the expense of strategic factors.

Creating “Better Buildings” With Solar Energy

A program of the U.S. Department of Energy, the Better Buildings Initiative partners with organizations to facilitate and track energy improvements.

Don’t Forget IAQ In Cleaning Programs

Improving indoor air makes for a more healthy and safer environment, and can make facility management the key to improved operations as well.

Cleaning To Safeguard Health

Protect the well-being of facility staff and building occupants with green cleaning principles.

Improving Building Projects

Three ways for facility project managers to control construction costs — and obtain quality results.

Who Is In The Facility?

Effective integration of access control and visitor management is one tool in tracking building occupants.

Serve Up Sound Quality In Senior Living

Acoustical design in dining rooms is an important concern in senior living facilities.

Managing Healthcare Facilities Amid Uncertainty

Basic real estate and facilities management principles can provide healthcare facilities a point of certainty in uncertain times.

Safety Net Hospital Strengthens Services

In Chattanooga, TN, Erlanger Health System transforms facility into first lifestyle hospital in the region.

A Deeper Shade Of Green

Heightened occupant engagement is significant to maximizing energy efficiency initiatives.

Reduce Energy Use, And Save Water

An emerging focus on the water energy nexus—the interplay of these resources in building systems—holds promise for conservation.

Ready, Set, Collaborate

Ensure an effective technology system for enterprise collaboration by establishing a “road map” with four key stages.

Facility Executive | June 2017 Issue

The June 2017 issue features the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus a look at conferencing technology, HVAC systems, sustainable carpet, security, acoustics, construction projects, and energy management.

Maintaining Sustainable Carpet

A number of maintenance considerations should be factored in when choosing the right sustainable carpet.

Workplace Design To Support Work

Facility executives can have great impact on productivity through workplace design.

Derive Savings From Demand Control Ventilation

Among energy conservation measures, DCV provides significant energy reductions for the operation of HVAC systems.

Funding Higher Education Facilities With P3 Agreements

Universities are using public-private partnerships as a tool to accommodate enrollment growth, support a dynamic environment for students and staff, and maintain sustainable and environmentally appropriate facilities.

School District Finds Continuous Improvement

Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.

Data Center Optimization

A mandate to federal data centers in the U.S. poses requirements useful to facility operators in all sectors.

Sprinklers, Standpipes, And Pumps

Water-based fire protection is addressed with NFPA 25, a standard for inspections of system wear and tear.

Restrooms Fixtures And Water Savings

Evaluate these items periodically to ensure conservation features are operating as expected.

Operating Coal-Free By 2025

The University of Iowa power plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet this goal.

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