In-Depth Articles

These feature stories include coverage of the issues faced by facility managers, case studies from the facility manager’s perspective, and special reports.



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.
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