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In offices that feature a variety of space types, breakrooms still remain a central draw.


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In offices that feature a variety of space types, breakrooms still remain a central draw.

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Taking A Break

In offices that feature a variety of space types, breakrooms still remain a central draw.

Four Data Center Trends To Watch In 2018

Significant developments, both internal and external, are impacting data center facilities.

Low-Key Flooring

Keep these facility surfaces in good condition with minimal floor maintenance.

Seeing The Way To A Well-Lit Exterior

Consider the potential for glare, and how to avoid its effects when planning an exterior lighting project.

Document Management: A Primer

Tools for recordkeeping are more sophisticated than ever as the need for these capabilities grows.

WE•Stand For Safe, Reliable Water

A recently published ANSI Standard for plumbing covers a broad range of water efficiency and safety concerns for facilities.

Mass Notification: 5 Factors To Consider

Whether focused on routine alerts or emergency events, check this list when evaluating life safety systems.

Comprehensive Floor Care Strategies

Consider appearance and safety simultaneously when planning a facility floor maintenance program.

Planning Facility Signage

Establish wayfinding standards to improve visitor and staff experiences, now and in the future.

Greening The Roof

Roof gardens help ease stormwater management, as well as HVAC system and general maintenance demands.

Time For Pest Birds To Leave The Nest

Identify behaviors to implement effective bird control around facilities.

Maintaining Multiple Roofs With Technology

For national and regional corporations that want to renew their roofing systems, one of the best strategies is a strong service and maintenance program with a national commercial roofing network.

Improving Building Projects

Three ways for facility project managers to control construction costs — and obtain quality results.

Serve Up Sound Quality In Senior Living

Acoustical design in dining rooms is an important concern in senior living facilities.

Managing Healthcare Facilities Amid Uncertainty

Basic real estate and facilities management principles can provide healthcare facilities a point of certainty in uncertain times.

A Deeper Shade Of Green

Heightened occupant engagement is significant to maximizing energy efficiency initiatives.

Data Center Optimization

A mandate to federal data centers in the U.S. poses requirements useful to facility operators in all sectors.

Restrooms Fixtures And Water Savings

Evaluate these items periodically to ensure conservation features are operating as expected.

Beyond The Task Of Illumination

There are strategies for facilities to implement office lighting for circadian health and well-being.

Task Tuning In Commercial Buildings: A Field Study

This lighting controls strategy is used to reduce energy use while maintaining occupant comfort.

Choose Flooring Wisely

Specific facility conditions dictate proper commercial flooring selection.

Beyond Energy Savings: Disruptive Technologies In Lighting

Disruptive lighting control technologies including LEDs, evolving software, and wireless protocols offer additional advantages beyond energy savings.

Simplify With Networked Lighting Controls

While this lighting technology seems to add complexity, its features help to streamline facility operations.

Investigating Moisture Intrusion In Roofs

Systematic, preventive roofing maintenance helps to identify and address any chinks in the building envelope armor.

Integrated Ceiling Systems

Streamline an interiors project by exploring this option that merges multiple building systems.

Space Heating In High Bay Facilities

The U.S. Department of Energy recently tested HTHV technology—High Temperature Heating & Ventilation—compared to traditional unit heaters.

Retailer Tackles Energy Retrofit With PACE Financing Tool

Florida-based BrandSmart USA carried out a $2 million+ energy retrofit by employing the Property Assessed Clean Energy finance tool. Facility management service firm ABM managed the project for the retailer.
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Green Building Programs: Toward High Performance Facilities

In assessing sustainability goals for 2017, an overview of five green building programs provides recent updates.

Can Security Technology Replace Guard Force?

Facility executives can work toward an effective balance for site security using these six steps.

Roofing Maintenance, Dollars And Sense

A well-defined proactive roofing maintenance plan delivers value by maximizing roof performance and service life.

Lighting Maintenance: LED Lighting Retrofits

While the benefits are increasingly clear, facilities should note these four tips to avoid LED lighting failure.

FM Issue Bonus: Powering The Evolving Facility

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

Cyber Security For Buildings

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

Equipment Leasing And FASB Changes

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

Healthcare Waiting Room Design

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

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.

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.

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.

Efficiency Award For Colorado Brewery

Energy engineer at the MillerCoors facility recognized for successful initiatives shares five keys to improve energy efficiency.

Teamwork Towards Energy Reductions

With the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Fellows Program, facility leaders execute operational improvements as part of Retrofit Chicago.

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