Trends

"Trends" takes a detailed look at some of the significant product related news that will be shaping the selection process for facility managers in the future.

disabilities

COVID-19 And Accessibility

Here are five practical areas for consideration to ensure that people with disabilities in your facility are respected, included in the planning process, and provided the required and appropriate safeguards.
Social Distancing

Social Distancing In High-Traffic Facilities

Plan, quantify, reinforce—a strategy for keeping people moving in densely occupied spaces.
audio solutions security

Listen Up: The Sound Of Security

Network audio solutions can be a critical element of facility security and safety systems.
technology

Tech Tools To Keep Offices Safer

In looking at your Safely Back to Work strategy, it may help to break the challenges into three stages: Now, next, then.

Returning To Work: The New Office

There is a plethora of resources that facility executives can access to prepare their buildings for occupancy during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.
data center trends

10 Data Center Trends To Watch In 2020

Uptime Institute has identified factors impacting data centers for this year and beyond.
Natural light

Simulating Natural Light With LEDs

To enhance visual comfort for building occupants, evaluate color rendering of LED lighting choices.
networked lighting controls

Networked Lighting Controls: Realize The Savings

Beyond energy savings, connected lighting is a pathway to intelligent use of space and better building diagnostics.
plazas and terraces

Plazas And Terraces: Construction Considerations

Building or improving these outdoor spaces requires attention to safety and performance.
moisture intrusion

Addressing Moisture Intrusion In Buildings

Examine facilities inside and out when investigating building envelope intrusions.
hybrid coolers

Hybrid HVAC Cooling

These types of systems help facilities balance water and energy usage goals and demands.
deferred maintenance

Tackling HVAC Deferred Maintenance

Work toward optimizing HVAC systems by implementing these practical solutions.
circular economy

The Cycle Of A Circular Economy

Facility professionals have the power to further the circular economy, and options are growing to discover new choices for office furniture and more.
green building products

Greening The Building Envelope

The road to a more sustainable future for building materials and products is multi-faceted.
WELL Building Standard

The WELL Building Standard And Green Cleaning

Focused on human health and wellness in the built environment, WELL concepts support sustainable cleaning programs.
Zero Net Energy Buildings

Pursuing Zero Net Energy Buildings

Whether for new construction or renovation, early recognition of five key aspects is important.
building security

Security Trends And Facility Management

Here is a look at common issues facing facility executives when it comes to building security.
workplace violence risk

An Eye On Workplace Violence

Here are seven best practices to reduce your organization’s workplace violence risk and be better prepared if incidents do occur.
workplace design strategy

Duality Of Workplace Design Strategy

When it comes to workplace design strategy, consider the evolution in emerging big data design versus the traditional approach.
Ergonomic Furniture

Factoring In Ergonomic Furniture

Benefits should exceed costs when office ergonomics is done right.

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