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
Wireless Trends: Worry Free Wireless
Can facility managers trust wireless networks when hackers strive to violate them?
Green Trends: The Color Of Energy
Before making purchases, facility managers need to define what the use of energy efficient technologies can do for their office building's carbon footprint.
Conference Room Trends: Face Time
The future has arrived with new high tech options for conference rooms and beyond.
Security Trends: Keeping Watch
New technologies open the door to the future of security: ubiquitous and powerful surveillance.
Fire Management Trends: The Necessary Spark
Facility managers can have a difficult time motivating occupants to evacuate buildings during a fire.
Outsourcing Trends: Help Wanted
More facility managers are turning to outsourcing and offshoring to increase time and cost efficiency.