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When planning an HVAC upgrade, here are three control strategies to help ensure the new equipment runs as efficiently as possible.

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The Role Of HVAC Controls

When planning an HVAC upgrade, here are three control strategies to help ensure the new equipment runs as efficiently as possible.

Safety With Energy Storage Systems

The soon to be released NFPA 855, Standard on the Installation of Stationary Energy Storage Systems impacts facilities with on-site systems.

Why CMMS Projects Get Off Track

Choosing a computerized maintenance management system impacts not only the facilities team, but potentially the entire organization.

Facility Executive | August 2019 Issue

The August 2019 issue looks at workplace violence, security trends, and fire safety.Plus HVAC controls, roofing maintenance, energy storage, and more.

Solar, Waste Heat Help Power Athletic Facility

At Phillips Academy in Andover, MA, a new student athletic facility achieved LEED Platinum certification.

Cyber-Smart Strategies For Smart Buildings

In the age of smart buildings, the realm of operational technology needs cyber security equal to those employed for IT systems.

Updated Legionella Guidance On The Way

A supplement to ASHRAE Standard 188, the revised Guideline 12-2000R is expected to be published later this year.

Office Power Goes Undercover

An office remodel at Crowley Maritime Corporation in Florida brought in the next generation of cable management.

Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

Renewable Energy Data Book Shares 2017 Stats

Annual publication from U.S. DOE’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory reports on development across the nation, and around the world.

Stop Refrigerant Leaks Before They Start

Rising costs and new environmental regulations call for facilities to enact proactive refrigerant management programs.

Flexible Furniture Revives Office

An office redesign at Victory Renewables, LLC in Southlake, TX has improved employee comfort and collaboration.

The (Tech) Elephant In The Room

Smart building technology has the potential to deliver many operational benefits, but success ultimately depends on human understanding.

Facility Executive | April 2019 Issue

The April 2019 issue features an in-depth look at intelligent lighting's impact on your facility, plus HVAC, flexible furniture, pest control, safer schools, and more.

Improving Long-Term HVAC Performance

Cumulative impact of three operational strategies helped a multi-tenant office building recertify LEED and boost its ENERGY STAR score.

Moving Buildings Toward Clean Energy

There are many tools available to facility management teams that can be used to propel buildings to zero-emission energy goals.

Fortifying Against Water, Energy Waste

A leaky building at Owens Community College in Perrysburg, OH has a new lease on life with the installation of an exterior cladding product.

Drones And Facility Management

These unmanned aerial vehicles are used increasingly for building and site inspections, and expanded capabilities are on the horizon.

Facility Executive | February 2019 Issue

The February 2019 issue features this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look drones and FM, building envelope and energy, and our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Synergistic Buildings And IoT

Facility managers will capture actionable data from myriad technologies when enabled by the IoT ecosystem layer.

Breakthroughs In Boiler Technology

Several innovations have led the way to improved commercial boiler design and performance.

Ease The Challenge Of Navigating Energy Policy

Building a clean energy strategy can be complex, so keep these four ideas in mind when planning the next move for your facilities.

Passing The Facility Leadership Torch

Taking succession planning into account when a facility executive leaves the organization is a boon to those who take up the mantle.

Facility Executive | December 2018 Issue

The December 2018 issue features HVAC, roofing, energy management, false alarms, and green restrooms. Plus, a look at passing the facility leadership torch.

Tracking Occupancy For Improved Space Planning

Sensor technology is on the rise for use in workplace design and evaluation processes.

Commissioning Solar PV Systems

Here are six reasons why these renewable energy systems should undergo the commissioning process before startup.

Applying Insulation To HVAC Equipment

The University of Maryland Medical Center garners operational benefits by installing reusable HVAC insulation in its central plant facilities.

Leveraging Data For Workplace Design Decisions

Workplace data tells a story, and facility management’s interpretation matters.

Facility Executive | October 2018 Issue

The October 2018 issue features green building, workplace design, zero energy, recycling furniture, and anti-terrorism security. Plus, we celebrate our 30th anniversary.

Maximize Clean Energy Progress

Increasingly, buildings are active players in the pursuit of energy efficiency goals for the organizations they serve, and beyond.

Looking For HVAC Zone Control?

To satisfy energy efficiency and occupant demands, variable refrigerant flow systems may deliver on facility management needs.

Securing Your Security Systems

Here is a cyber security primer on steps to take to prevent hackers from penetrating your facility’s physical security components.

Professional Development: Keep Moving Forward

In the multi-faceted facility management profession, “never stop learning” is a useful maxim to keep in mind.

Facility Executive | August 2018 Issue

The August 2018 issue features facility security, including biometrics, school security, and stopping hackers. Plus, HVAC, roofing, restroom maintenance, lighting, and more.

Wind Energy Gains Speed Across U.S.

In its latest annual market report, American Wind Energy Association highlights expansion of this power source.

WiFi And 5G Wireless Networks

The first of these network types is familiar to facilities, while the second is emerging. What do you need to know?

Eight Lessons On Legionella Prevention Policy

Why state officials hold the keys to preventing Legionnaires’ Disease and ASHRAE Standard 188 is their best option for the next five years.

Embarking On A Facility Management Career

Honing soft skills is key to handling the myriad scenarios encountered working in the facilities profession.

Facility Executive | June 2018 Issue

The June 2018 issue features a look at workplace design, including productivity, breakrooms, furniture, and natural light. Plus, green cleaning, energy efficiency, healthcare facilities, and more.

Unified Building Management Systems

For critical facilities, linking building automation with security and other functions provides a holistic view and quick response capability.

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