When specifying this facility system, managers can leverage existing infrastructure.
Access to real-time and historical information on usage leads to more efficient operations. Also featured is a look into the lighting controls retrofit at the Empire State Building. Find out how intelligent energy management tools can help facility managers track power usage and gather actionable data.
The convergence of lighting, networking, and sensors can deliver a broad building management solution. Outfitting the building's lighting system to interact with others—such as HVAC and security—streamlines performance and energy use.
Whether pest birds have made a facility home or are just moving in, having the expertise to deter them effectively is important.
When seeking pre-owned furniture, a little research can go a long way toward finding a suitable dealer.
This building element has an impact on several areas of facility management.
Developing effective facility warning and notification strategies in the post-9/11 era.
Submetering reveals electricity consumption patterns throughout a facility.
A pile mentality doesn't cut it when it comes to handling waste. Ensuring materials do not unnecessarily end up in a landfill is a prime goal of a waste management plan.
Maintaining a healthy facility depends on a successful combination of processes and products.
Before winter and its harsh weather arrive, a complete roof inspection should be in order.
Facility managers can use an EPA program to benchmark and manage energy.
Integrating security systems and building management offers a multitude of benefits, but steps need to be taken before implementation.
A 2007 federal law calls for manufacturers to cease making these products beginning January 1, 2012.
Finding an effective cure for this nuisance involves evaluating specific factors.
When considering purchasing pre-owned furniture or reusing existing items, there are pros and cons.
Choosing the best ceiling materials for a space should consider appearance and performance.
Facility managers can assure the success of their building protection systems with a consistent inspection, testing, and maintenance program.
Managing staff behavior is a key to maintaining benefits over time.
Managers can optimize their facilities' waste streams with diversion and recycling.