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With its roots in healthcare, Sun Health formed a partnership with the Banner Health system that eventually led to a new focus for the company—from that of an acute care provider to a healthy living provider.


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With its roots in healthcare, Sun Health formed a partnership with the Banner Health system that eventually led to a new focus for the company—from that of an acute care provider to a healthy living provider.

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Latest: Case Study: Senior Living Transformation - With its roots in healthcare, Sun Health formed a partnership with the Banner Health system that eventually led to a new focus for the company—from that of an acute care provider to a healthy living provider.

Case Study: Senior Living Transformation

With its roots in healthcare, Sun Health formed a partnership with the Banner Health system that eventually led to a new focus for the company—from that of an acute care provider to a healthy living provider.

Energy Retrofit In Senior Living Settings

An assisted living residence conducts a pilot program to increase energy efficiency.

Building Envelope: Energy Use And IAQ

Building envelope improvements often rank at or near the top of the facility team’s to-do list, since they generally provide an attractive return on investment.

Tapered Insulation For Low Slope Roofing

When designing a low-slope roof system over a substrate that is less than ¼:12, a properly designed tapered insulation system becomes the foundation for a sound roofing system

Teaching Old Buildings New Tricks

Retrofit or forward-fit? Smart systems give new life—and new return on investment—to aging facilities.

Facilities In The IoT Equation

The first step for facilities managers on the road to developing their IoT strategies is to understand what it really means for an organization.

Energy Management: Five Steps To Action

Facility leaders can take action on these five strategies to better manage energy expenses—and position their teams for success.

10 Strategies For Energy Management

When it comes to energy management, a holistic view and concerted effort help create a framework to achieve measurable results.

LEED v4 Impact On Painting Decisions

The launch of LEED v4 has led applicators and specifiers to look for paints and coatings that meet updated requirements and provide top-notch performance.

LEED Case Study: 100 Years Young

Energy and water upgrades at San Francisco City Hall are cornerstones of its recent LEED Platinum certification.

Designing Lobbies For Good Security

A facility's lobby is one of the most critical areas to design properly from a security standpoint.

Look, Listen, And Learn To Find Leaks

Establishing an ongoing maintenance program to detect and address leaks in facilities is an important part of water management.

Is Greener Cleaning Just A Tap Away?

Professionals in the cleaning industry are taking a closer look at “engineered water,” regular tap water that has been transformed into an effective cleaning solution.

Considerations For Green Cleaning

Specific facility factors are important, and pilot programs can help evaluate green cleaning options.

Restroom Hygiene In Foodservice

On a global level, restroom hygiene is a major point of concern when promoting public and personal health—especially in high traffic areas where customers and employees are closely interacting.

Hospitality Case Study: Local Flavor Infusion

In this New Orleans hospitality case study, a hotel renovation blends 21st century amenities with historic preservation.

FM Issue: Flywheel-based UPS Systems

Due to continuing advances in power electronics, the flywheel is now a mature energy storage technology used in UPS applications to support a critical load during main power interruption.

FM Issue: Powered For Performance

Five electrical design principles help to integrate and optimize systems in demanding facilities.

Facility Retrofit: Eradicating Bird Mess

Managers at a restored lighthouse in MIchigan found success using sonics to prevent seagulls from landing on its decks.

Streamlining The Facility Management Function

At Broward College in South Florida, dispersed capabilities were brought into a centralized system.

Trends Bonus Article: Effective Exterior Surveillance

When it comes to exterior surveillance, the interaction of lighting and security cameras plays an important role in facility protection.

Trends: Multi-Site Security

With safety paramount, additional aspects to consider with multi-site security include simplifying infrastructure and keeping costs in check.

Services & Maintenance: Retail Maintenance

Analysis and tech tools strengthen facility management in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

Services & Maintenance: Carpet Care Procedures

ANSI/IICRC S100, a standard for cleaning textile floor coverings, has been recently revised.

Healthcare Case Study: A Healthy Remedy

A critical access hospital in east central Ohio fast tracked life safety upgrades for compliance.

FM Issue: Situational Awareness For Safety

Employing this concept fosters holistic emergency alert and response management.

Furniture Trends: The Open Office Puzzle

The communal layout is a staple in many facility planners’ playbooks, but is it right for all scenarios?

Higher Education Case Study: Campus Capstone

At North Park University in Chicago, a 20 year master plan is capped with an efficient and essential facility.

Lighting Trends: Quality Illumination

Achieving an ideal lighting scenario with LEDs calls for consideration of myriad characteristics.

FM Issue: Energy Disclosure

Legislation requiring facility owners to report consumption is increasing. Is this obligation an opportunity or burden?

Services & Maintenance: Emergency Notifications

Recent research from NIST examines what to say, and how to say it.

HVAC Trends: Cooling Controls

Variable speed drives make chiller equipment more efficient. Enhancing internal controls increases this further.

FM Issue: Code Compliance For Reroofing

Projects at existing facilities require specific considerations to meet IECC 2012 requirements.

Services & Maintenance: Waste Management Strategies

Recycling the volume and variety of materials used in facilities requires planning and communication.

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