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The University of Iowa power plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet this goal.

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Operating Coal-Free By 2025

The University of Iowa power plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet this goal.

Recapturing The Value Of IWMS

When integrated workplace management systems fall short of expectations these steps can help facility management regain the benefits.

Multi-Site Exterior Lighting

Kimco Realty launched a lighting retrofit program for its retail properties in 2015. Illumi-Nation, as the initiative is known, continues its momentum.

International Water Stewardship Standard In Use

This standard from the Alliance for Water Stewardship takes a holistic approach to water management.

Beyond The Task Of Illumination

There are strategies for facilities to implement office lighting for circadian health and well-being.

Task Tuning In Commercial Buildings: A Field Study

This lighting controls strategy is used to reduce energy use while maintaining occupant comfort.

Lighting Efficiency Changes On Horizon

Released toward the end of 2016, the revised ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 includes several significant lighting modifications.

Facility Executive | April 2017 Issue

The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.

Setting Waste Management Goals

A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.

Choose Flooring Wisely

Specific facility conditions dictate proper commercial flooring selection.

School District Tracks Space Use

Cloud-based tool provides third largest school district in Oregon improved insight and control into its facility and room scheduling operation.

Bring In The Sun With Daylighting

The building envelope can serve as a tool for facility management to tap into renewable energy resources.

The Open Office: What’s Working And What’s Not?

This workplace design approach continues to appeal to many organizations. A recent survey examines motivations and results.

Refrigerants With Low Global Warming Potential

Regulations and overall concern for the environment is driving research to identify effective refrigerant alternatives with low GWP.

Planning For Wireless Infrastructure

Existing buildings may suffer from poor in-building wireless connectivity, even if those facilities previously enjoyed sufficient coverage.

Developing Emergency Preparedness Plans

For life safety, establish and practice procedures for facility management, occupants, and first responders.

Preventive Maintenance For Roofing And Exteriors

Facility management extends asset life with a two-step approach to preventive maintenance: inspection, followed by execution.

Insulation: Mineral Wool Or Polyiso?

Choosing the ideal roofing insulation material for a facility project depends on several factors.

2017 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2016.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2017

Fred Reddig, director of facilities for the NFL’s Detroit Lions, hit the ground running to improve sustainability at the team's Ford Field.

Maximizing The Building Envelope

Ensure desired results for a new or improved facility by tapping the expertise of building envelope consultants.

Facility Executive | February 2017 Issue

The February 2017 issue features the 2017 Facility Executive Of The Year. Plus, a look at in-building cellular, waste management, the building envelope, emergency preparedness, flooring, and our annual Readers’ Choice Awards.

Facility Management SOLUTIONS 2017

These debut products and services are poised to help facility executives meet their goals in 2017 and beyond.

Bridging The Facilities Talent Gap

As seasoned facility management professionals enter retirement, the next generation benefits from technology that captures institutional knowledge.

Chiller Data: Connected Or Not?

For proactive chiller maintenance and operation, connectivity provides facility staff with quick access to equipment conditions.

Facility Retrofit: Visibility Into Energy Consumption

To improve insight into energy use, California tech firm Nimble Storage installed an energy management analytics platform.

Beyond Energy Savings: Disruptive Technologies In Lighting

Disruptive lighting control technologies including LEDs, evolving software, and wireless protocols offer additional advantages beyond energy savings.

Simplify With Networked Lighting Controls

While this lighting technology seems to add complexity, its features help to streamline facility operations.

Creating An Internet Of (Trusted) Things

Embracing connectivity and the IoT brings valuable benefits but it also exposes organizations to potential threats to their security, facility processes, and operational integrity.

Sustainable Restroom Operations

When creating green restrooms, examine opportunities related to surfaces, air quality, and conservation.

Investigating Moisture Intrusion In Roofs

Systematic, preventive roofing maintenance helps to identify and address any chinks in the building envelope armor.

Exterior Metal Walls: Moisture And Thermal Management

Choosing ideal components for this type of building envelope depends on local climate and other factors.

Integrated Ceiling Systems

Streamline an interiors project by exploring this option that merges multiple building systems.

Friday Funny: Jingle Bells, Jingle Smells

Facility manager Charles Carpenter flexes his poetic muscle yet again with a fishy, fragrant take on the classic Winter holiday song, Jingle Bells. 

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