Bonus Features

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

infection prevention

Cleaning And COVID-19

As facilities maintenance teams move forward, the industry has learned several lessons.
monitoring-based commissioning

Persistent Energy Efficiency In Buildings

Monitoring-based commissioning (MBCx) and HVAC analytics provide facilities teams long-term tools.
lighting and wellness

Lighting A Way To Wellness

The impact of artificial lighting on human health remains a focus for the industry.
building documentation

Harnessing Building Documentation

Construction projects add to existing facility data, and technology helps with organization and retrieval.
health care infrastructure

Investing Into Health Care Infrastructure

A sector burdened by deferred facilities maintenance faces more challenges amid COVID-19.
Energy Benchmarking

A Look At Energy Benchmarking Options

For organizations that want sustained improvement in energy performance—and sustained cost savings—EPA recommends energy benchmarking as a first step.
ADA compliance

ADA Design Feature: Accessibility And Facilities

Finding ways to make a direct difference in the world can be a challenge, but the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) puts it within reach of every facility manager.
auxiliary drains

Sprinkler Systems And Freezing Weather

Proper maintenance and using available equipment can help facility management prevent flooding caused by frozen auxiliary drains.
Luminaire Level Lighting Controls

Trends In Lighting Controls

A recent study examines current costs to install luminaire level lighting controls in facilities.
Education Facilities

Higher Education Facilities: COVID-19 On Campus, One Year Later

The efficacy of higher education facilities services remains in the spotlight, while budgets tighten.
janitorial closet

Looking To Reorganize Your Janitorial Closet?

These five tips will help create an efficient and organized janitorial closet so that custodial services can perform at peak levels.
exterior lighting

Exterior Lighting Retrofits

Five considerations to help maintain safe light levels, meet energy efficiency codes, and reduce costs when retrofitting your exterior lighting system.
Parking Lots

Parking Lots And Tripping Hazards

Without proper maintenance, wheel stops, manhole covers, and even asphalt pose threats to pedestrians.
floodplains

Site Management Feature: Floodplain Models And Facilities

The nation’s floodplains are expected to grow by 45% by the end of this century: Work to reduce risk from floods by reassessing the conditions around building sites.
aerosols

Indoor Air Quality: Mitigate Risk Of Aerosol Spread

In 2020, indoor air quality became front and center for buildings as CDC and ASHRAE stated that COVID-19 viral particles are likely spread not only through droplets but also via aerosols.
Furniture Reuse

Second Act For Office Furniture

Develop a reuse plan for workplace furnishings to reduce environmental impact.
green cleaning

Green Cleaning For Safety

New guidelines from USGBC focus on facilities reopening safely while preserving sustainability efforts.
wayfinding

Designing For Wayfinding

Guiding facility occupants helps to provide both comfort and safety.
hotel

Welcome Back: The New Hotel Stay

Returning joy to the hotel guest experience can be achieved with a variety of design elements.
Energy Benchmarking

Five Ways To Begin Energy Benchmarking

For actionable insight, buildings are increasingly tracking and comparing energy performance.

Webinars

Hybrid Occupancy Strategies

Learn About Hybrid Occupancy Strategies For Facility Leaders

Attend this free webinar and learn how advanced occupancy strategies can ensure you get hybrid work right and gain real estate agility.
Digital Transformation Webinar

Did You Miss Our “Future Proofing Facility Management With Digital Transformation” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how digital transformation can reduce the impact of supply chain disruptions, and how CMMS can make supply chain management easier.
Workplace Design Data

Overcoming Workplace Uncertainty: Why Successful Workplace Design Begins With Data

View this video webinar discussion and discover ways you can better understand space using data so you can build a successful workplace design.

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