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This green building design and construction code will have an impact on indoor air quality for those who adopt it.

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Latest: IAQ Trends: Facility Management & The New Green Construction Code - This green building design and construction code will have an impact on indoor air quality for those who adopt it.

IAQ Trends: Facility Management & The New Green Construction Code

This green building design and construction code will have an impact on indoor air quality for those who adopt it.

FM Issue: Harnessing The Power Of BIM

Building information modeling can help facility managers integrate all systems more easily.

Alternative Energy Trends: The Energy Endgame

Esteemed expert John M. Studebaker ponders the future of alternative and sustainable energy.

FM Issue: Beyond Initial Price

Creating a relevant formula for life cycle costing is key to reaping benefits from this purchasing strategy.

Services & Maintenance: Safe Environments

Performance is foremost when choosing security guard services, but a focus on several key factors also maximizes value.

Conference Room Trends: Video Conferencing Comes Of Age

IP enabled equipment is finally bringing the conference room into the modern age.

FM Issue: Transforming Technologies

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is one of the latest tools to be optimized for maintenance and operations applications.

Services & Maintenance: Web Based Energy Information Systems

Systems designed to monitor consumption are available with an array of features.

Green Roof Trends: Facility Managers And Green Roofs

Despite the severe economic downturn last year, the green roof industry in North America grew by 16.1%

FM Issue: Copper Theft

A few hundred dollars worth of material often costs several thousands more to replace.

Services & Maintenance: Planning The Next Lighting Upgrade

Federal regulations that went into effect in July 2010 impact decisions about lighting, and there is more to come in 2012.

Services & Maintenance: Flight Plan

More than a nuisance, many bird species pose safety and health hazards for facility managers.

Technology Trends: The Mechanics Behind The Magic

All the way from Snow White

FM Issue: Backup Power Design

How these systems are configured depends on what level of defense against an outage is desired.

Project Management Trends: More Than Simply Technology

New building modeling software borrows from gaming technology to produce spectacular presentations.

FM Issue: An Early Look

Building automation is coming soon to a smart grid near you.

Services & Maintenance: Tapping A Sustainable Resource

Office furniture dealers can provide firsthand information on options for secondhand furnishings.

Services & Maintenance: Choosing An Acoustic Ceiling

Appearance, safety, and maintenance issues all come into play.

Furniture Trends: On The Level

The commercial furniture industry, its customers, and relevant stakeholders have taken a proactive position in developing a common, consensus based set of metrics to help define the sustainable aspects of furniture.

FM Issue: Ergonomics Regulations On The Way?

William Principe looks at potential major changes to OSHA

Services & Maintenance: Hot Commodity

Regular evaluation of fire protection equipment will help facility managers to plan future upgrades.

Green Design Trends: The New Green Standard

ASHRAE releases Standard 189.1 for high performance green buildings.

Services & Maintenance: Energy Audits

With this tool, the path to increased efficiency can be made smoother by capturing utility incentives.

Disease Prevention Trends: Disease Prevention In The Workplace

These guidelines should help facility professionals stay one step ahead of flu incidents.

FM Issue: Defusing Workplace Threats

Security expert Steve Layne admits that unpredictable events happen, but he explains there are ways to anticipate

Roofing Trends: Protective Planning

Installing auxiliary roofing functions, such as support for energy producing equipment, requires forethought.

Services & Maintenance: Handling Hazardous Waste

While used for all types of materials, co-processing is one option for items that require special treatment.

FM Issue: Airing It All Out

The relentless demands of technology have created workplace conditions that can literally be sweating for employees. Filled with monitors, servers, and other heat producing technology, these cluster computing environments—particularly in manned situations like trading floors, emergency command and control centers, broadcast studios, and industrial control terminals—must comply with design requirements and ASHRAE standards that govern both human comfort and equipment cooling.

FM Issue: Manage The Challenge

Two experts from the Disaster Emergency Response Association (DERA) address the keys to maintaining effective emergency preparedness and continuity plans.

Services & Maintenance: The Green Standard

With CIMS-GB, facility managers can evaluate cleaning services for impact on environmental sustainability and occupant health.

Services & Maintenance: Low Slope Roofs And Energy Efficiency

From targeted repairs to substantial replacements, the condition of a facility's "cover" can improve the bottom line.

Services & Maintenance Bonus Article: Roof Care In A Campus Environment

Facility managers can implement a 10 factor, 10 point scale to allocate maintenance dollars.

IAQ Trends: Clearing The [Indoor] Air On Improving IAQ

A new guide from some of the top experts can help solve one of the most troublesome facility issues.

FM Issue: Life Cycle Cost Analysis: An Asset Management Strategy

Facility professionals would do well to continue managing their buildings with an eye toward ensuring they are leveraging every aspect in a manner that contributes to the business.

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