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The decision to scale back protective measures may come at a significant cost to facilities.


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The decision to scale back protective measures may come at a significant cost to facilities.

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FM Issue: Cutting Perimeter Security Corners

The decision to scale back protective measures may come at a significant cost to facilities.

Services & Maintenance: Solutions For Pest Birds

Finding an effective cure for this nuisance involves evaluating specific factors.

FM Issue: Cutting Costs With Monthly Utility Bill Analysis

When budgets are under increased are under increased scrutiny, identifying energy reduction opportunities is a valuable skill.

Technology Trends: What’s Up With Apps?

Communication between mobile devices used in facility management sometimes faces obstacles, but an emerging web language may help bridge the gap.

FM Issue: Building A Better Future

Cohesive automation approaches are sparking energy efficiency in commercial buildings.

Services & Maintenance: Have A Seat

When considering purchasing pre-owned furniture or reusing existing items, there are pros and cons.

Project Management Trends: Enhancing Value

Facility managers optimize the data they gather by integrating the information systems that manage it.

FM Issue: HazCom Compliance Made Simple

MSDS management is the most important aspect of this life safety issue.

Services & Maintenance: Options Abound Above

Choosing the best ceiling materials for a space should consider appearance and performance.

Furniture Trends: Green Certifications Get More Comprehensive

Changes are on the horizon for third-party green product certification initiatives.

Green Design Trends: Facility Managers As Keepers Of The Flame

Institutional memory is an essential component in sustainable system management.

Services & Maintenance: Fire Safety Check

Facility managers can assure the success of their building protection systems with a consistent inspection, testing, and maintenance program.

Safety Trends: Mass Notification Decoded

How to decipher new codes and track the latest trends for effective emergency communications.

FM Issue: Bomb Scare

There are many ways to protect facilities from explosive threats.

Services & Maintenance: Energy Improvements

Managing staff behavior is a key to maintaining benefits over time.

Services & Maintenance: Getting A Handle On Waste

Managers can optimize their facilities' waste streams with diversion and recycling.

Roofing Trends: Roofs And Energy

Building codes, R-values and generation, and barriers are some of the key drivers behind the latest roofing trends.

FM Issue: Today’s Data Center

Power, HVAC, and access control are vital to a data center, and the fm has responsibility for all of these areas.

Services & Maintenance: Planning Green Cleaning

Protecting occupant health and the environment are twin goals when evaluating products and methods.

HVAC Trends: Forging The Path

As energy efficiency strategies get "smarter," HVAC systems are one area of opportunity for facility managers.

Services & Maintenance: Keeping On Top Of Leaks

Roofs of all ages require proactive maintenance.

IAQ Trends: Facility Management & The New Green Construction Code

This green building design and construction code will have an impact on indoor air quality for those who adopt it.

FM Issue: Harnessing The Power Of BIM

Building information modeling can help facility managers integrate all systems more easily.

Alternative Energy Trends: The Energy Endgame

Esteemed expert John M. Studebaker ponders the future of alternative and sustainable energy.

FM Issue: Beyond Initial Price

Creating a relevant formula for life cycle costing is key to reaping benefits from this purchasing strategy.

Services & Maintenance: Safe Environments

Performance is foremost when choosing security guard services, but a focus on several key factors also maximizes value.

Conference Room Trends: Video Conferencing Comes Of Age

IP enabled equipment is finally bringing the conference room into the modern age.

FM Issue: Transforming Technologies

Building Information Modeling (BIM) is one of the latest tools to be optimized for maintenance and operations applications.

Services & Maintenance: Web Based Energy Information Systems

Systems designed to monitor consumption are available with an array of features.

Green Roof Trends: Facility Managers And Green Roofs

Despite the severe economic downturn last year, the green roof industry in North America grew by 16.1%

FM Issue: Copper Theft

A few hundred dollars worth of material often costs several thousands more to replace.

Services & Maintenance: Planning The Next Lighting Upgrade

Federal regulations that went into effect in July 2010 impact decisions about lighting, and there is more to come in 2012.

Services & Maintenance: Flight Plan

More than a nuisance, many bird species pose safety and health hazards for facility managers.

Technology Trends: The Mechanics Behind The Magic

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