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Code changes, acoustical characteristics, and installation options combine with material choices to expand ceiling choices for facility professionals.


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Code changes, acoustical characteristics, and installation options combine with material choices to expand ceiling choices for facility professionals.

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Services & Maintenance: Ceiling Selections

Code changes, acoustical characteristics, and installation options combine with material choices to expand ceiling choices for facility professionals.

Tricks Of The Trade: Security Budgets

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gives advice on creating a security budget.

Green Solutions: Wind Energy Helps One Business Stay True To Its Mission

Switching to wind energy as the sole source of electricity has been a smooth transition so far for Tom’s of Maine in Sanford, ME.

Sustainable By Design: Energy Efficient LEDs Show Promise

This lighting source is making inroads in practical building installations.

Professional Development: Reduce Change Orders To Add Resources

Columnist R. Don Hensley explains how Quality Management Plans can help minimize expensive changes. From the Ap-ril 2006 issue.

FM Frequency: AH-CHOO! Indoor Air Quality Revisited

Spring is in the air, but from Columnist Crane, it isn't such a pleasant time for facilities that suffer from poor ventilation. From the April 2006 issue.

Services & Maintenance: Can’t Touch This

Facility managers planning new or renovated rest rooms have many more choices than in years past.

Directions: Asbestos In The Building

Facility managers can protect occupant health by requiring proper management of this material.

Safety Trends: Holding Down The Fort

Disaster planning requires a straightforward approach to the threats a building faces.

From Where I Sit: Workplace Research

TFM Columnist Tim Springer recalls the words of Jack Nicholson

FM Issue: From Currents To Currency

Facility managers can combat energy prices

Green Solutions: Hybrid Chiller Plant Meets The Needs Of An Evolving Building

The State of Massachusetts saves money on energy bills through a creative approach to HVAC system improvements.

The Facility Technologist: Coming To Facilities Soon…

Thinking Cameras, IP Everywhere, Mini Data Centers, And Compatible Softwares

Special Report: The TFM Show Preview

The most prestigious and comprehensive facility management event returns to Chicago.

Professional Development: Image Enhancement Services

Contributor Mike O'Dea feels it is possible to repair damage in order to maintain image and avoid replacement costs.

Services & Maintenance: Carpet 101

New approaches clear the air for procurement, maintenance, and disposal.

FM Frequency: Facilities Manager = Corporate Shrink?

Facilities house a cross section of the population, and for Crane, some occupants are more "high maintenance" than others.

ADA Trends: Fifteen Years And Counting

Facility professionals gain a fresh perspective on possible changes to the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Tricks Of The Trade: FM In Legal Terms

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge defines what it means to be a facility manager in a law office.

TFM Show Bonus Article: Green Around The Globe

Vuk Vujovic and Douglas J. Ogurek provide a brief overview of the state of sustainability around the world.

Sustainable By Design: Construction Conservation

Successfully executing a recycling plan for construction materials requires careful planning.

Green Solutions: Energy From The Earth Heats And Cools A Historic Building

When the time came to overhaul its approach to heating and cooling, the City of Auburn, NY found success with a geothermal system.

FM Frequency: Skilled Labor—A New Recipe?

The increasing shortage of qualified facility management staffers has FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane a little concerned.

Professional Development: How To Hire A Design Firm

Contributor Jeffrey Weil explains the right amount of effort in the selection process can make or break a design project.

Services & Maintenance: Document Management

Whether files are headed for destruction or storage, a secure approach helps to ensure information doesn't fall into the wrong hands.

From Where I Sit: Why Is Air Travel Like Facility Management?

Long time contributor and facilities expert Tim Springer rejoins TFM to share his unusual perspective.

Ergonomic Trends: Ergonomics Know How

As employees expect more, facility managers must be prepared to provide safe, comfortable furnishings.

Tricks Of The Trade: Maintenance Manuals

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge looks at the ins and outs of creating a maintenance manual.

FM Issue: Green Buying Guidelines

Environmentally preferable purchasing puts long-term implications into perspective.

Sustainable By Design: Research At Rensselaer

A prototype of an "active building envelope" developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute holds promise for heating and cooling in the future.

FM Issue: Getting Realistic About Roofing

Proposed legislation would impact the effect of this building component on the bottom line.

FM Frequency: Balancing Act

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, 2006 begins with more advice on keeping your building pressure right where it belongs.

Special Report: Stealth Buildings

In his last "Material Revolution," Brian Kraemer looks at carbon fibers and their ability to strengthen building foundations.

Professional Development: The Benefits Of Integration

Contributor Mike DeNamur explains how the removal of crossed signals may ease communications problems.

Services & Maintenance: Hard Surface Flooring

Selection and care depend on the characteristics of a material, as well as traffic patterns in the facility.

Tricks Of The Trade: Disaster Planning 101

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge follows up on a complex question with a simple answer.

Sustainable By Design: (Don’t) Beware Of The Natives

With proper planning, outdoor landscapes featuring indigenous plants save time and money.

Green Solutions: Flooring Choices Fit The Bill

In looking for flooring products to meet both IAQ and maintenance needs, Kaiser Permanente's manager of strategic sourcing and technology oversaw pilot projects to help determine the best fit.

HVAC Trends: Rejuvenating HVAC

By integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, facility managers can realize energy savings and make better use of their facilities

FM Frequency: Hunting Big Game

Revamping the boiler system to maximize BTUs helps FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane take down a moose.

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