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Old can be as good as new, especially when pursuing sustainable certifications.

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Remanufactured Furniture Trends

Old can be as good as new, especially when pursuing sustainable certifications.

Corporate Headquarters Case Study: Creative Connections

The Zappos.com Las Vegas headquarters is designed to spark productivity inside and out.

Services & Maintenance: Problem Ceilings

Common issues to address involve aesthetics and acoustics.

FM Issue: Message Received?

To optimize emergency communications, analyzing risks is only the beginning.

Hotel Case Study: Welcome Upgrades

To make energy improvements, a California hotel tapped into PACE financing.

Furniture Trends: Setting The Stage

Creating a workplace fit for today and the future requires insight from facility managers.

Services & Maintenance: Greener Groundskeeping

Greener Groundskeeping: The SITES rating system aims to generate the sustainability and resiliency of landscapes.

Manufacturing Case Study: Optimized Production

Since 2012, a manufacturing facility in New Jersey has optimized production by operating on solar energy.

FM Issue: Cybersecurity Evolution

As facilities systems increasingly intersect with IT infrastructure, protection is paramount.

Lighting Trends: Lighting Controls Update

Revisions to codes and standards impact lighting control systems, while continued developments in LED lighting serve facility management needs.

Services & Maintenance: Energy Improvement Plans

Maximize benefits by integrating conservation measures into long-term capital budgets.

K-12 Case Study: Education Renovation

New facility systems and equipment improve the learning environment in a St. Louis, MO suburb.

FM Issue: Safer And Stronger

As part of a campus-wide risk management initiative, the University of Iowa focuses on fire systems.

Data Center Trends: Monitoring Data Centers

Paramount to their operation is keeping tabs on power supply.

Services & Maintenance: Composting Programs

Processing organic waste for a second purpose can significantly reduce what goes to landfill.

FM Issue: Withstand The Weather

Protecting against the elements is a primary role for roofs, and maintenance is crucial.

HVAC Trends: Controls Conversion

For HVAC systems, moving from pneumatic to digital streamlines operations and maintenance.

High Tech Case Study: Fitting In

Bringing a new data center online in less than three months called for a coordinated, creative approach.

2013 Trends Recap

A look at the topics covered over the past year provides a peek into what will be top of mind in 2014.

Services & Maintenance: Indoor Air Concerns

Addressing complaints and suspected problems calls for a targeted inspection.

Senior Living Case Study: Active Enhancements

In Wichita Falls, TX, a new gathering space has enlivened a nursing and rehab facility.

FM Issue: Brawn Over Buzz

In cultivating a smart building with integrated systems, facility managers can “show, share, and strategize.”

Roofing Trends: Limiting Overhead Risk

Trends in roofing continue to focus on safety and longevity.

LEED Case Study: To Sustain And Support

At Seattle University, another LEED Gold facility boosts the campus green quotient. From the October 2013 issue.

Services & Maintenance: Security Merge

When upgrading these systems in an existing facility, consider all angles. From the October 2013 issue.

Green Cleaning Trends: Cleaning With Electrolyzed Water

This chemical free process may help facilities further green maintenance goals. From the October 2013 issue.

FM Issue: Financing Renewable Energy

Funding options are increasing for facility managers who want to pursue a cleaner power supply. From the October 2013 issue.

Services & Maintenance: Stemming The Tide

Facility managers can stop water and energy use from going down the drain. From the September 2013 issue.

Hotel Case Study: At Your Service

On the banks of Fox River in Oshkosh, WI, a new Best Western Premier delivers business and pleasure. From the September 2013 issue.

Energy Management Trends: The Power Of Plugs

A growing share of facility energy use comes from plug loads. From the September 2013 issue.

FM Issue: The Calm Before The Storm

In the face of extreme weather, facilities housing mission critical resources seek increased resilience. From the September 2013 issue.

Service & Maintenance: Lighting Retrofits With LEDs

Whether planning a full overhaul or a small scale project, facility managers may find this technology makes sense. From the August 2013 issue.

Security Trends: Elevating Safeguards

Security tools broaden access control capabilities, with an eye on increased mobility. From the August 2013 issue.

Manufacturing Case Study: At A Swift Pace

A manufacturing plant in Welland, Ontario was renovated and expanded to deliver timely production. From the August 2013 issue.

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