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Guest Contributor David Casavant outlines the tangible ways to discover the ROI of safety.

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FM Issue: Safety Pays

Guest Contributor David Casavant outlines the tangible ways to discover the ROI of safety.

Furniture Trends: Working The System

As space planning demands evolve, facility managers will find it useful to have a versatile environment.

Services & Maintenance: At The Ready

Contributor Paul Flannigan discusses the components of fire system inspections.

FM Issue: The Green Building Landscape

Guest Contributor Kevin Stover explains why this one aspect of the commercial real estate market continues to grow at a rapid pace.

Lighting Upgrades And Facility Management

Increased efficiency in this sphere is more important then ever. Results from a survey sponsored by NEMA/EnLIGHTen America examine facility managers' attitudes on their plans to proceed.

FM Issue: Securing Office Buildings For Special Events

Guest Contributor Richard Purtell shares stories and lessons learned from the trenches of the Obama inauguration.

Services & Maintenance: Energy Measurement And Verification

Contributor John Schinter discusses how facility management professionals can track and use their data.

ADA Trends: ADA Compliance In Difficult Times

Guest Contributor Katherine McGuinness offers this advice for facility professionals who may struggle when it comes to deciding which standard to use.

Services & Maintenance: Data Center Energy Efficiency

Contributor Steve Yellen writes about how the interconnection of facility and technology concerns in this space require a comprehensive approach.

Roofing Trends: A Shot In The Roof

TFM Editor/Co-Publisher Heidi Schwartz takes a look at how economic stimulus spending may support "shovel-ready" infrastructure improvements that include roofing repairs.

HVAC Trends: Journey From The Underground

Contributor Chad Safran reveals why ground source heat pumps may prove to be the next wave in HVAC systems.

Services & Maintenance: Call To Action

The effectiveness of an emergency response plan relies heavily on team members knowing their roles.

2008 Trends Recap: From One Year Into The Next

It was another year in which innovation and new ideas helped the facility management profession move into the future. This recap takes a look at what trends made an impact.

FM Issue: Improved IQ On IAQ

This often cloudy issue can be tackled with a comprehensive approach, and a soon to be released guide may help.

Services & Maintenance: Preventing Damage With Proactive Measures

A leak doesn't need to be the first sign of roof trouble.

Wireless Trends: Being Heard From Inside And Out

Digital Antenna Systems (DAS) are helping facility managers improve cellular signals and wireless connectivity in their buildings.

FM Issue: Survival Of The Fittest Building

It is possible for facility managers to drive value in any economy through energy efficiency efforts in their buildings.

Green Purchasing Trends: Awash In The Green Product Cycle

Third party certification is helping facility managers decide what products meet environmental standards in order to avoid greenwashing.

Services & Maintenance: Quality, Cost, Sustainability

Can fms have the best of all worlds with pre-owned furniture?

Services & Maintenance: Making For A Brighter Future

Proper lighting maintenance can help save energy and money.

FM Issue: Power Supply

There is high demand for backup power solutions, and there are many requirements that should be addressed before purchasing decisions are made.

Office Technology Trends: A Change in Direction

Office machines once considered essential have been pushed aside by newer products.

Services & Maintenance: Playing It Safe

A HAZCOM program is essential for facilities that house chemicals.

FM Issue: A Garden Grows Above

Green roofs are an emerging trend for facilities seeking a way to help the environment.

Security Trends: Threats In The Dark

New security technology helps facility managers monitor dangers in the workplace.

FM Issue: Powering Through The Data Center

Focusing on four major areas can contribute to successful power design in mission critical facilities.

Services & Maintenance: Commissioning For Existing Facilities

Performing a check up on a building can provide valuable knowledge about its inner workings.

Fire Management Trends: Escaping The Ring of Fire

During a fire, facility managers need to evacuate employees and protect the building's future.

FM Issue: Essential Elements In Outsourcing

Contributor Alex Lam reveals how a new approach to outsourcing is making it a more attractive management option.

Services & Maintenance: Curtain Walls and Facades

Before making repairs it is important to know the conditions behind the scenes.

FM Issue: Developing A Health And Safety Program

The success of a program is tied to its ability to blend in with an organization's culture.

Furniture Trends: Horse Before Cart

Rather than forcing users to adapt, furniture is finally presenting practical, yet creative, solutions.

Services & Maintenance: Suspended Ceiling Or An Open Plenum?

Recent studies illustrate the impact of both on life cycle costs, fire safety, and acoustics.

Lighting Trends: Reinventing Light

New economic and environmental realities are pushing lighting technology into the next generation.

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