FM Issue

Facility management related issues are often in the news. This monthly feature examines some of the more abstract, non-product concepts and challenges facility managers face in that regard.

healthier indoor air

Healthier Indoor Air Through Operations & Maintenance

Industry sources discuss operations and maintenance practices that can support your journey toward healthier indoor air in your facility.
energy standards

Energy Standards To Perform

The Buildings Performance Standards Coalition, which includes 33 state and local governments, advances legislation in support of emission reductions in both new and existing buildings.
Alamo Colleges, Texas

Planning For Winter Storms

The Alamo Colleges District, serving the Greater San Antonio metro area, builds facility resiliency after 2021 winter storm and power grid failure.
National Fire Protection Association

Facility Safety Is A 360° Task

During 2021, the National Fire Protection Association (NPFA) marked its 125th year of protecting people and property.
natural disasters

Delivering Disaster-Resilient Buildings

Building commissioning helps secure standards that help protect facilities physically and financially.
Microgrid

Microgrids For Facility Power

Look to ESCOs when evaluating feasibility of this distributed energy resource for your site.
emergency preparedness

Natural Hazards And Buildings

Whether hurricanes, wildfires, or earthquakes, threats from nature call for renewed look at emergency preparedness plans.
auxiliary drains

Sprinkler Systems And Freezing Weather

Proper maintenance and using available equipment can help facility management prevent flooding caused by frozen auxiliary drains.
sprinkler systems maintenance

Sprinkler Systems And Maintenance

Keeping up with regular inspections, testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems in buildings is vital to ensure proper operation.
touchless security

A Look At Touchless Security Options

Facility executives are looking at where and how to implement solutions for a touch-free security experience, and this includes mobile credentials.
Parking Lots

Parking Lots And Tripping Hazards

Without proper maintenance, wheel stops, manhole covers, and even asphalt pose threats to pedestrians.
manufacturing facilities

Safety In Manufacturing Plants During COVID-19

Effective cleaning and communication are crucial across manufacturing facilities, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only magnified the need.
resilient buildings

Resilient Buildings As First Line Of Defense

Assess risks and access resources to fortify your facilities to withstand threats and hazards.
water management

Find The Opportunity In Your Building Water Systems

Strike a balance between water safety and efficiency with a comprehensive water management program.
electronic access control

Future Proof Access Control

Electronic access control manufacturers are working overtime to create products that will continue to work in tomorrow’s advanced, high-security environment.
Smoke Detectors

Advancements In Smoke Detectors

The updated UL 268, Standard for Smoke Detectors for Fire Alarm Systems will be in effect June 2021.
Leak Detection

Leak Detection: For Safety’s Sake

Technology tools work to identify gas and water leakage before an event occurs.
Energy-as-a-Service

Emerging Energy Services Opportunities

Recent research on Energy-as-a-Service (EaaS) indicates commercial and industrial customers can benefit.
Legionnaires’ Disease

Water Systems And Legionella

Incidence of Legionnaires’ Disease in buildings could be reduced by practices and policy, states recent report.
Drain Cleaning

Tackling The Task Of Drain Cleaning

Among the industrial drain cleaning tools, a recent development offers flexibility.

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