Bonus Features

These bonus stories are unusual offerings that take a look at facility management from a different or specialized perspective.

Special Report: Stealth Buildings

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

Sustainable By Design: Solar Photovoltaics

Incentives can help facilities increase their return on investment in solar photovoltaics.

Special Report: Simply Soy

Installing soy bean oil based insulation can change the complexion of facilities.

Sustainable By Design: Double Duty: Combined Heat And Power

Implementing combined heat and power systems can help reduce facility energy costs.

Special Report: The Future Is In Plastics

A development in cooling tower construction can ease installation and maintenance demands.

Special Report: Broken Bottle Flooring

An old process using recent technology can change the way flooring is thought about.

Directions: Ensuring The Data Center

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

Special Report: Picking The Fluff Off A Heap

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

Green Solutions: Save Valuable Resources

Mike McClellan is facility/construction manager for a popular Santa Cruz, CA restaurant called The Crow's Nest. One of his primary goals is to conserve water

Conveying Corporate Continuity

A standards program can help facility executives maintain uniform policies and aesthetics.

Essential Winter Maintenance

Something as seemingly innocent as a snowy walkway that has not been cleared can result in serious injury or fatality. It is a little known fact in this country that slip and fall accidents—which cause 15% of all accidental deaths—are second only to motor vehicle accidents as a leading cause of accidental deaths.

Directions: Zen And The Art Of FM (Part 1)

In the first part of this series, Bill Hibbard explains how the facilities operations audit can be an essential tool.

Holding Educational Facility Professionals To A Higher Standard

Having an edge in the complex arena of educational facilities starts with a standards program.

Industry Interview: Conduit Of Communication

Karl Borgstrom is charged with bringing the message of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) to its constituency as well as outside organizations.

Beyond Facility Management: Taking The Satellite View

Taking the satellite view with a customer service attitude can make a big difference.

Bonus Feature: Two Heads Are Better Than One

Imagine for a moment an employee or tenant who suddenly collapses from cardiac arrest and needs medical attention immediately. From the March 2003 issue.

Bonus Feature: The Handbook To Building – MasterFormat

This standard, used traditionally for the construction industry, is expanding to include facility management responsibilities. From the March 2003 issue.

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