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Green Design Trends: Facility Managers As Keepers Of The Flame

Institutional memory is an essential component in sustainable system management.

Safety Trends: Mass Notification Decoded

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

Roofing Trends: Roofs And Energy

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

HVAC Trends: Forging The Path

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

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.

Alternative Energy Trends: The Energy Endgame

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

Conference Room Trends: Video Conferencing Comes Of Age

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

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%

Technology Trends: The Mechanics Behind The Magic

All the way from Snow White

Project Management Trends: More Than Simply Technology

New building modeling software borrows from gaming technology to produce spectacular presentations.

Furniture Trends: On The Level

The commercial furniture industry, its customers, and relevant stakeholders have taken a proactive position in developing a common, consensus based set of metrics to help define the sustainable aspects of furniture.

Green Design Trends: The New Green Standard

ASHRAE releases Standard 189.1 for high performance green buildings.

Disease Prevention Trends: Disease Prevention In The Workplace

These guidelines should help facility professionals stay one step ahead of flu incidents.

Roofing Trends: Protective Planning

Installing auxiliary roofing functions, such as support for energy producing equipment, requires forethought.

IAQ Trends: Clearing The [Indoor] Air On Improving IAQ

A new guide from some of the top experts can help solve one of the most troublesome facility issues.

Security Trends: Security In Progress

Despite lax efforts in some corners, ASIS International has set an ambitious agenda in security standards and guidelines development.

Power Supply Trends: Powering Up

It may be years away, but smart grid technology should be on the horizon for facility managers now.

Building Automation Trends: Integration Revolution

The next wave of building automation systems may help simplify operations while saving energy.

Furniture Trends: Working The System

As space planning demands evolve, facility managers will find it useful to have a versatile environment.

ADA Trends: ADA Compliance In Difficult Times

Guest Contributor Katherine McGuinness offers this advice for facility professionals who may struggle when it comes to deciding which standard to use.

Roofing Trends: A Shot In The Roof

TFM Editor/Co-Publisher Heidi Schwartz takes a look at how economic stimulus spending may support "shovel-ready" infrastructure improvements that include roofing repairs.

HVAC Trends: Journey From The Underground

Contributor Chad Safran reveals why ground source heat pumps may prove to be the next wave in HVAC systems.

2008 Trends Recap: From One Year Into The Next

It was another year in which innovation and new ideas helped the facility management profession move into the future. This recap takes a look at what trends made an impact.

Wireless Trends: Being Heard From Inside And Out

Digital Antenna Systems (DAS) are helping facility managers improve cellular signals and wireless connectivity in their buildings.

Green Purchasing Trends: Awash In The Green Product Cycle

Third party certification is helping facility managers decide what products meet environmental standards in order to avoid greenwashing.

Office Technology Trends: A Change in Direction

Office machines once considered essential have been pushed aside by newer products.

Security Trends: Threats In The Dark

New security technology helps facility managers monitor dangers in the workplace.

Fire Management Trends: Escaping The Ring of Fire

During a fire, facility managers need to evacuate employees and protect the building's future.

Furniture Trends: Horse Before Cart

Rather than forcing users to adapt, furniture is finally presenting practical, yet creative, solutions.

Lighting Trends: Reinventing Light

New economic and environmental realities are pushing lighting technology into the next generation.

ADA Trends: Accessibility For All

From plumbing to public computers, there are more ways than ever for facilities to provide accessibility.

Roofing Trends: Beyond The Call Of Duty

With new energy efficient strategies, it is time roofing contributed more than protection from the elements.

HVAC Trends: HVAC On Demand

A new ventilation strategy may help managers reduce the impact of HVAC on their facilities.

Trends: 2007 Year In Review

TFM takes a look back at the most influential trends of 2007

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