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New environmental solutions help transition buildings into sustainability. From the October 2005 issue.


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New environmental solutions help transition buildings into sustainability. From the October 2005 issue.

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Sustainable Design Trends: Green Wants You

New environmental solutions help transition buildings into sustainability. From the October 2005 issue.

FM Issue: Prepared For An Audit?

It's possible to add value to environmental health and safety audits.

Services & Maintenance: Furnishings Renewed

The refurbishing option offers both economic and environmental benefits.

Green Solutions: Let The Sun Shine In

A daylighting system installed at a Patagonia warehouse and distribution center in Reno, NV reduces energy bills and increases productivity.

Technology Trends: Perfecting The System

Recent software advances allow facility manager to update building information more quickly and accurately.

Services & Maintenance: Interior Pest Prevention

Sustaining a pest free building requires proper maintenance and an attentive services provider.

Green Solutions: A Second Chance For Carpet

Carpet reuse and recycling programs advance a company

FM Issue: Resourceful Reduction

Efforts to lessen the environmental impact of a facility can take on many forms.

Sustainable By Design: Save Water While Quenching Cooling Towers

With proper infrastructure and treatment in place, reusing water can be a viable option for a facility.

Security Trends: The Path of Most Resistance

Installing security systems in layers around the facility will decrease chances of a major security breach.

FM Issue: Cool Roofing

This green approach is one way to reduce the environmental impact of a building.

Services & Maintenance: Keep It Clean

Germ concerns boost restroom automation in some facilities.

Sustainable By Design: Keeping E-Waste Out Of The Landfill

Facility managers can help the environment

Green Solutions: Cooling System Cuts Costs And Consumption

Thermal energy storage is helping to reduce energy costs for one Colorado school district.

FM Issue: Fire Management and Building Codes

In providing an effective fire safety system, building codes are a significant part of the equation.

IAQ Trends: The Invisible Menace

Nanoparticles in the airstream can contribute to bad IAQ and health problems in facilities.

Green Solutions: Dimming The Lights

Lighting with individual controls is saving energy and money in a multi-function data center.

Sustainable By Design: A Look Into Wind Energy

With renewable energy sources gaining more attention, power from the wind is one to consider.

FM Issue: Dual Sourcing

It is possible to unlock the chains that bind a building automation system.

Services & Maintenance: Outer Limits

Assessing the condition of the exterior elements of a facility on a regular basis helps to maximize value.

Life Cycle Management Trends Bonus: An Overview

How do facilities benefit from a systematic approach?

Life Cycle Management Trends: The FM And The Environment

By incorporating life cycle assessment into buildings, facility managers can lower their environmental footprint.

HVAC Trends: Filtering Out The Rest

Advances in filter media and duct insulation help facility managers create productive, efficient work space.

Services & Maintenance: Examining Hard Floor Maintenance

New technologies and certifications elevate both cleanliness and safety.

Services & Maintenance: The Missing Link In Roof Considerations

Preventive maintenance can provide priceless value and protection.

Services & Maintenance: Why Recycle Used Electric Lamps?

With the help of groups and some states, responsible disposal of lamps containing mercury is made simpler.

FM Issue: A Case For Energy Management

It's not impossible to facilitate energy efficiency in a government building.

Security Trends: Changing Security Gears

Sophisticated risk assessments and productive business plans are driving outsourcing and technology.

Services & Maintenance: Keeping The Bugs Away

Successful pest management programs concentrate on preventive measures and professional help.

Services & Maintenance: Furniture Refurbishing

Market forces are making refurbishing more customer friendly.

Services & Maintenance: Background Checks

Taking on security personnel is a must for many companies, but in hiring such people numerous checks should be made.

Services & Maintenance: Carpet Selection And Maintenance

Picking the right fibers and cleaning tools are essential in prolonging a carpet's life.

Services & Maintenance: Energy Management 101

Cutting Costs At Large Corporate Campuses

Services & Maintenance: Janitorial Service Providers

Selecting a cleaning contractor goes well beyond creating a spotless facility.

Services & Maintenance: Reducing Mold Concerns

Products such as mold-resistant interior panels can alleviate potential problems.

Services & Maintenance: Window Dressing

Glazing contractors help achieve ROI throughout windows' lifecycles.

Services & Maintenance: Sustaining Carpet Is A Journey

Selecting green carpet is only part of the sustainable equation.

Services & Maintenance: Landscaping – Not Just A Warm Weather Friend

The development of a beautiful landscape can add aesthetics and other values to the interior and exterior of any company.

FM Issue: If They Build It, Facility Managers Will Inspect It

Facility managers' are taking a greater stake in the construction and renovation processes by commissioning such projects. From the August 2003 issue.

FM Issue: Information Security

The president of Digital Data Trust describes the tools and techniques fms need to protect their confidential information.

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