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Delivering an infrastructure to meet operational needs calls for a holistic approach and attention to technology trends.


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Delivering an infrastructure to meet operational needs calls for a holistic approach and attention to technology trends.

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FM Issue Bonus: Powering The Evolving Facility

Delivering an infrastructure to meet operational needs calls for a holistic approach and attention to technology trends.

Improving Guest Experience With Restroom Tech

How can facility managers effectively and efficiently create a clean, fully stocked, and pleasant restroom without creating additional work for themselves or their teams?

Hotel Case Study: A Vision By The Sea

In Gloucester, MA, the site of an old factory is transformed with the construction of the full-service Beauport Hotel.

Cyber Security For Buildings

Building automation systems are one avenue for a cyber attack. A recent survey examines perceived roles.

Facility Executive | July / August 2016 Issue

This issue looks at trends in facility security. Plus, HVAC, thermal energy, pest control, power protection for IoT, LED lighting, green roofing, and more.

Site Security: Background Checks

Vetting contractors and temporary workers helps plug the “holes” in a facility security safety net. Plus, the Security Awareness American National Standard.

Equipment Leasing And FASB Changes

In early 2016, a long anticipated lease accounting standard revision was approved.

Windows: Preventing Condensation

More than simply a nuisance, moisture buildup impacts occupant comfort and facility integrity.

Healthcare Waiting Room Design

Whether in a hospital, medical office building, or urgent care center, healthcare waiting rooms aim to provide comfort and convenience.

Healthcare Case Study: Opportunity For Innovation

Allegheny Health Network leveraged design-led construction to fast track construction and elevate patient care at a new healthcare facility.

Key Survey Findings: Campus Facility Management

Results indicate high customer satisfaction and proper staffing levels are high on the list of campus facility management priorities.

Renewable Energy: Financing Geothermal HVAC

Facility leaders have options to install or retrofit geothermal energy systems cost-effectively to reduce operating costs.

Keeping Up With Fire And Life Safety Codes

Facility leaders work to maintain compliance as fire and life safety codes change to reflect new technologies or lessons learned.

Predictive Analytics For “Low-Tech” Facilities

For portfolios lacking built-in sensor technology, networked HVAC components, and other big data tools, a probabilistic model can provide actionable insights.

Facility Retrofit: Visibility In Multi-Site Maintenance

With 150+ locations in 19 states and District of Columbia, Denver-based CorePower Yoga needed to centralize its work order process.

Workplace Design: Four Trends

Facility management executives are in the position to bolster organizational goals via workplace design.

Facility Executive | May / June 2016 Issue

This issue looks at trends in workplace design. Plus, healthcare facilities, fire and life safety codes, predictive analytics, and financing options for HVAC projects.

Water Systems Strategies

Over the last two decades, extreme drought events in the U.S. have vividly illustrated the imperative for technologies that increase water usage efficiency as well as strategies and methods to reduce demand.

Choosing Carpet And Flooring That Meets Demand

Procurement standards help to maximize effective product selection and installation.

Facility Executive | March / April 2016 Issue

This issue looks at smart lighting trends, how to choose carpet and flooring, physical security planning, and energy efficiency for data centers. Plus, wellness and water conservation.

Education Case Study: Wellness In Action

At The George Washington University, LEED Platinum facility design fosters its mission of public health education.

The HVAC Factor: New Life For An Aging Chiller Plant

Completed in December 2014, this renovation project serves as an example of how a historic utility plant can be improved to address significant elements and concerns.

Best Practices For Data Center Management

Conditions have never been better for data center operators to reduce their power consumption and enjoy a healthier bottom line.

Facility Retrofit: Zero Waste Manufacturing

In September 2014, Diamond announced that it had achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill status, becoming the first American-owned folding carton manufacturer to do so.

Professional Development: Incremental Outsourcing

Armed with sufficient information on outsourcing models, pricing, and contracts facility management executives should be well positioned to achieve success in the next critical step—execution of the outsourcing plan.

Physical Security Planning

The planning, implementation, operation, and maintenance of physical security—whether for one facility or many—will benefit from facility executives taking the stance of a common sense approach to the task.

Trends: Lighting Takes Center Stage

Advances in design and technology have transformed lighting over the past several decades from primarily utilitarian functions to also playing a significant role in aesthetics, energy efficiency, and ergonomics.

Facility Management SOLUTIONS 2016

Discovering new products and services to improve operations is a boon to busy facility management executives. These brief interviews help illuminate useful solutions for 2016.

Partnership To Renew Higher Ed

AASHE has teamed up with multiple organizations to help boost green power purchases on college campuses.

Retrocommissioning HVAC

Deferred maintenance directly affects the physical condition of a facility which has a significant impact on the asset value.

Facility Executive | January / February 2016 Issue

This issue announces our 2016 Facility Executive of the Year, and the popular Readers' Choice Awards. Plus a look at cyber security, cleaning performance assessments, roofing insulation and systems, HVAC maintenance, and renewable energy initiatives.

Fastening Systems For Single Ply Roofing

Today’s facility managers have essentially three options when it comes to installing a new single-ply roofing system. The roofing system can be fully adhered, fully ballasted or mechanically attached. Each has pros and cons.

Analyzing Payback Of Roofing Insulation

Model energy codes are calling for higher R-values in building envelopes, including roofing insulation.

Assessing Cleaning Performance

With occupant satisfaction in mind, key performance indicators for quality maintenance include appearance and health.

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