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Global Links, a Pittsburgh non-profit that helped others through the COVID-19 crisis, received its own relief through solar energy financing.

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Delivering On The Gift Of Solar Energy

Global Links, a Pittsburgh non-profit that helped others through the COVID-19 crisis, received its own relief through solar energy financing.

A Look At Propane For HVAC Systems

As an energy source, propane offers facilities efficient, low-cost equipment operation that can help to lower overall carbon footprint.

Mass Notification Plays A Part During COVID-19

Robust communication helps to keep facility stakeholders informed about evolving conditions and protocols throughout the pandemic, and beyond.

Cybersecurity And Facilities Systems

Systematic assessment of OT/IoT infrastructure identifies vulnerabilities that impact not only facilities, but the organization as a whole.

HVAC Systems And Reopening Buildings Amid COVID-19

Examine your facility's HVAC systems with airflow, filtration, and humidity conditions at the forefront.

Propane For Heating And Cooling

HVAC systems powered by propane offer flexibility for facilities in far-flung locations, among other potential benefits.

Construction Data For Facilities Of The Future

A sound information architecture (IA) strategy is key to realizing the potential of available technologies, including artificial intelligence (AI).

Anti-Drone Technology For Facilities

Facility management teams use drones for their own inspection needs, but what about when others fly this equipment over your property?

Work Order System Streamlined

For the Buckeye Elementary School District in Buckeye, AZ, software tool expands visibility into work orders and equipment maintenance.

Paths To Improved Indoor Air Quality

For facility management, here’s the 4-1-1 on MERV ratings and supplemental filtration strategies.

Phase Change Material Subdues Hot/Cold Calls

At an outpatient facility, trial implementation of phase change material showcases latent heat storage that improves occupant comfort.

Four Ways Toward A New Energy Economy

A new report from the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) identifies policy approaches to accelerate renewable energy growth.

Protect Operational Technology For Cyber Security

Seek to identify facility vulnerabilities, and follow up with collaboration between IT and OT to decrease risk to the organization.

Facility Executive | February 2020 Issue

The February 2020 issue introduces this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look at building envelope issues, workplace redesign, and energy metering.

Mapping Geothermal Potential In NYC

Research into New York City’s geology has produced a geothermal ground source screening tool to assess sites for this energy resource.

Smart Buildings In Real Time

In an evolving landscape, smart buildings dynamically respond to the immediate and future needs of facility management and occupants.

R-22 Refrigerant Phaseout Arrives In 2020

The move to ban R-22 refrigerant is nearly complete. What happens next?

Office Power Goes Undercover

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

Making Sense of Sensors

With a comprehensive strategy, data provided by workspace sensors helps ensure facility space assets are leveraged to their full potential.

Green Campus Revitalization

Sustainability plans for Ford Motor Company’s Dearborn, MI campus include net zero goals for energy, water, and waste.

Natural Gas Challenges In The Northeast U.S.

Insufficient natural gas infrastructure? Variable refrigerant flow and split systems can offer a no-compromise solution.

Facility Executive | October 2019 Issue

The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.

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.

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.

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