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Despite lax efforts in some corners, ASIS International has set an ambitious agenda in security standards and guidelines development.


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Despite lax efforts in some corners, ASIS International has set an ambitious agenda in security standards and guidelines development.

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Security Trends: Security In Progress

Despite lax efforts in some corners, ASIS International has set an ambitious agenda in security standards and guidelines development.

FM Issue: Vegging Out

Vegetative roofing systems (aka green roofs) are gaining popularity for many reasons.

Services & Maintenance: Bird Management 101

Contributor Eric Arnold identifies the best strategies for facility managers looking to create proper bird deterrence programs.

FM Issue: Demystifying BIM

Data rich modeling tools may translate into dynamic new facility management capabilities.

Power Supply Trends: Powering Up

It may be years away, but smart grid technology should be on the horizon for facility managers now.

Services & Maintenance: Avoiding The Landfill

Contributor Walt Munroe addresses how reuse and recycling are among the disposal strategies for surplus furniture.

FM Issue: Effectively Resolving Construction Related Disputes

To encourage a successful outcome, teams should ensure that a construction project contractor exercises best practices.

Building Automation Trends: Integration Revolution

The next wave of building automation systems may help simplify operations while saving energy.

Services & Maintenance: To Perform And Maintain

Contributor Joann Davis Brayman addresses the performance criteria facility managers should evaluate in acoustical ceiling selection.

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.

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