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Crucial information is often lost during facility life cycle transitions.


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Crucial information is often lost during facility life cycle transitions.

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The Facility Technologist: Managing Facility Information – From Cradle To Grave

Crucial information is often lost during facility life cycle transitions.

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Professional Development: IFMA’s Strategic Management Planning Process

Guest Columnist Don Young shares new approaches that may help facility managers reach higher levels of achievement.

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TFM Columnist Jim Elledge points to some resources regarding staffing levels.

Green Solutions: A Second Chance For Carpet

Carpet reuse and recycling programs advance a company

Special Report: The Future Is In Plastics

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Sustainable By Design: Save Water While Quenching Cooling Towers

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FM Frequency: Facility Assessments and Project/Budget Planning

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Special Report: Broken Bottle Flooring

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Professional Development: Project Cost Saving Strategies

Guest Contributor Carl Haines says certain approaches may make it easier to keep construction affordable.

Security Trends: The Path of Most Resistance

Installing security systems in layers around the facility will decrease chances of a major security breach.

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This green approach is one way to reduce the environmental impact of a building.

Directions: Surviving A Rough Hurricane Season

Hurricanes have always been deadly, and facility managers in their path have no choice but to prepare.

Services & Maintenance: Keep It Clean

Germ concerns boost restroom automation in some facilities.

The Facility Technologist: Data Centers Heating Up

Facility managers need to know which cooling system technologies can keep up with their equipment needs.

Sustainable By Design: Keeping E-Waste Out Of The Landfill

Facility managers can help the environment

Green Solutions: Cooling System Cuts Costs And Consumption

Thermal energy storage is helping to reduce energy costs for one Colorado school district.

Directions: Ensuring The Data Center

Commissioning and conducting regular testing to identify problems ahead of time are key to reliable operations.

Professional Development: Combining Facility And Project Management

Contributor John Bodrozic shares communal software approaches that keep fms on top of construction projects.

Special Report: Picking The Fluff Off A Heap

Throwing away garbage doesn't mean it will never turn up in a building again.

FM Issue: Fire Management and Building Codes

In providing an effective fire safety system, building codes are a significant part of the equation.

The Facility Technologist: Asset Tagging

From simple bar codes to far reaching radio signals, this electronic management strategy can put facility managers in control.

IAQ Trends: The Invisible Menace

Nanoparticles in the airstream can contribute to bad IAQ and health problems in facilities.

Green Solutions: Dimming The Lights

Lighting with individual controls is saving energy and money in a multi-function data center.

Sustainable By Design: A Look Into Wind Energy

With renewable energy sources gaining more attention, power from the wind is one to consider.

FM Frequency: My First Five Years With The TFM Show

In five years, FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane goes from attendee to presenter at The TFM Show. Here's his report.

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A new tropical hardwood can make lush looking wood affordable for facility managers.

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It is possible to unlock the chains that bind a building automation system.

Professional Development: The European Facility Manager

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Life Cycle Management Trends Bonus: An Overview

How do facilities benefit from a systematic approach?

The Facility Technologist: Full Speed Ahead

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Life Cycle Management Trends: The FM And The Environment

By incorporating life cycle assessment into buildings, facility managers can lower their environmental footprint.

Sustainable By Design: Lessons for FMs, From The Halls Of Academia

On many college campuses, facility managers and students are working together to further environmental action.

Professional Development: Zen And The Art Of FM (Part 2)

In the second part of this series, Hibbard gives four suggestions for simplifying and modernizing facilities.

The Facility Technologist: Communication Frustrations

Inadequate networks can prove to be the fly in the VoIP ointment.

HVAC Trends: Filtering Out The Rest

Advances in filter media and duct insulation help facility managers create productive, efficient work space.

FM Frequency: Staying In Touch To Keep Facilities Running Smoothly

Crane offers some practical advice to keep your hardware from shutting down at the worst time.

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