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.



ADA lawsuits, Charles Taylor Engineering Technical Services

Staying Ahead Of ADA Lawsuits

Facility executives can take steps to avoid litigation and maintain accessible spaces for all by choosing the right ADA consultant.
climate change

Adapting To Climate Uncertainty

Facility executives can enhance their organizations' resilience to weather disasters through proactive measures and informed decision-making.
succession planning

Setting Up For Succession

Facility executives can’t neglect succession planning without risking business continuity and building performance.
energy efficiency standards for commercial buildings

Creating A Path To Compliance

Practical steps owners and operators can take to meet energy efficiency standards for commercial buildings.
School Safety

The Art And Science Of School Safety

When it comes to school safety, a single security measure alone is often not effective for guarding against all safety threats.
Security Themes For Facilitie

5 Security Themes For Facilities

Sustainability, hybrid work environments, digital IDs, contactless biometrics, and supply chain issues are reshaping facility security.
electric vehicles

How Large Buildings Can Fuel The EV Revolution

It's critical that large facilities and buildings do their part to enable more affordable and greener charging of electric vehicles.
Digital Twins Facility Maintenance

Digital Twins And Facility Maintenance

Digital twins can significantly improve predictive facility maintenance in 2023.
Building Enclosure Upgrades

Budgeting For Building Enclosure Upgrades 

Facility managers have to carefully prioritize which repairs to focus on first.
manufacturers productivity

4 Steps To Maximize Productivity And Employee Safety

Here are four people-centric steps manufacturers can take to maximize productivity without sacrificing safety.
Mass Notification

Managing Mass Notification

Mass notification solutions leverage existing communication tools and tie components together in a single interface.
Hospitality Customer Service

How To Make Hospitality Customer Service Shine

To stand out from the competition, hospitality managers need to go the extra mile to make sure guests feel valued.
Emergency Management

Understanding The Four Phases Of Emergency Management

When it comes to emergency management, uniform guidelines help facilities and communities handle natural disasters safely and efficiently.
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.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Learn How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities Management Challenges

Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .