Bonus Features

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

data center trends

10 Data Center Trends To Watch In 2020

Uptime Institute has identified factors impacting data centers for this year and beyond.
surface finishes

Paints And Coatings For Commercial Spaces

Appearance is everything, but so is performance when choosing surface finishes in the facility.
energy meters

Six Ways Submetering Improves Energy Insight

Energy meters in facilities can help reduce energy consumption, cut costs, and increase sustainability.
Wayfinding

Wayfinding: Guide The Way With Color

Wayfinding through a facility can be enhanced with intentional choices of varied hues.
roof maintenance

Budgeting For Roof Maintenance

At Broward College in South Florida, roofing condition assessments drive planning for this building component.
Lighting Retrofit

Six Tips For A Successful Lighting Retrofit

Designing to code and considering future needs help to minimize obstacles and maximize investment.
Workplace software

Technology For Workspace Planning

Room booking software and other tech tools empower employees to improve their working environments.
Fire Detection

Fire Detection Intelligence

Current capabilities of this aspect of fire and life safety provide advanced and targeted protection.
vertical transportation

Vertical Transportation: Keep It Moving Through The Building

When it comes to vertical transportation, prevent downtime and foster safety with regular inspections of elevator and escalator systems.
electrical safety

Hierarchy Of Controls For Electrical Safety

This framework of controls is key to keeping facility staff and others safe from electrical hazards.
supermarket energy management

Reshaping Energy Management

With advances in energy management systems (EMS) and controls technologies, supermarket and other food retailers now have the ability to automate energy best practices.
safer schools

Safer Schools: Intelligent Lighting

Connecting lighting systems in educational facilities can help to light the way to safety.
daylighting

Design For Daylighting

Brighten the outlook of building occupants and reduce lighting costs by bringing natural light inside.
digital document management

Making The Move, From Paper To Digital

Converting building information assets to a digital document management system pays dividends.
green restrooms

Status Check For Green Restrooms

Tap into plumbing advancements for water conservation in commercial restrooms.
Facility Assessment

A Texas-Sized Facility Assessment

The state’s Department of Transportation ordered a long-term facility plan on a short-term schedule.
anti-terrorism

Guidance On Anti-Terrorism Security

Assessing facilities against Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS) is a multi-faceted process.
mass notification

Expanding On Mass Notification

When it comes to mass notification, consider integration capabilities to provide for improved situational awareness and emergency response.
Acoustics

If A Tree Falls… Environmental Acoustics

From the innocuous to obnoxious, a multitude of sound sources surrounds many facilities.
site water management

Site Planning And Stormwater

Whether building a new facility or expanding, site water management should be an early consideration.

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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