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Bolstered by the work of the EMerge Alliance, direct current (DC) is gaining momentum as a potential power distribution option that could help drive microgrid and net zero building initiatives.


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Bolstered by the work of the EMerge Alliance, direct current (DC) is gaining momentum as a potential power distribution option that could help drive microgrid and net zero building initiatives.

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Latest: Special Feature: Going Directly To The Source - Bolstered by the work of the EMerge Alliance, direct current (DC) is gaining momentum as a potential power distribution option that could help drive microgrid and net zero building initiatives.

Special Feature: Going Directly To The Source

Bolstered by the work of the EMerge Alliance, direct current (DC) is gaining momentum as a potential power distribution option that could help drive microgrid and net zero building initiatives.

Special Feature: Worst Case Scenario

Severe weather tests Gulf Coast facility managers trying to protect

Sustainable By Design: Storm Windows May Address Single Pane Woes

When a full-scale replacement is not feasible, adding secondary glazing is an option.

Special Feature: Reducing Life Cycle Costs

This "apples to apples" approach is gaining clout with facility professionals in charge of project management and product procurement.

Sustainable By Design: When Specifying Insulation, What Should You Know

While insulation is just one part of the building envelope package, knowing this performance characteristic can help in decision making.

Sustainable By Design: Record Year In 2007 For Energy Star Facilities

Among those joining the list was JCPenney, the first big box retailer to earn the designation from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Special Report: Do You Have A Security Blueprint?

Following a specific process can go a long way towards getting security measures in place.

Directions: Creating The Ideal Workforce

An educational outreach program transforms potential dropouts into successful, skilled graduates.

Special Report: Home Away From Home

Results from TFM's annual survey reveal a cash crop of new and renovation projects. From the September 2007 issue.

Sustainable By Design: Existing Buildings In Cities Focus Of New Program

The Clinton Climate Initiative Is working with locations around the world to increase energy efficiency.

Special Report: Expert Panel Addresses TOP Facility Challenges

How do the top names in the profession answer the question,

Sustainable By Design: LEED-EB Changes On The Horizon

The USGBC's rating system for existing buildings is getting a major overhaul.

Special Report: A Picture Paints A Thousand Words

The 10 year celebration at the TFM Show is a smash hit with everyone involved!

Sustainable By Design: Financial Aid Available For Renewable Energy

Budget restrictions shouldn't curtail consumption control projects.

TFM Show Tour Case Study: Seeing It Through

At this high-rise in Chicago, it has been hands-on management from the start.

Directions: Best Face Forward

There are various reasons an organization might want to purchase artwork for its walls. In order to reap the highest return on this investment, it can be helpful to consider the motivations before embarking on the purchasing process.

Sustainable By Design: Keeping Mold Away With Moisture Control

Measures taken during the construction and operations stages will help minimize this threat to healthy indoor air quality.

Special Report: The Emergence Of The Electronic Security Age

With more technologically advanced security systems being developed, facility managers are partnering with IT departments for implementation purposes.

Reducing Cooling Loads With External Shading

With the proper approach, the use of shading devices on the exterior of a new or existing building can save on energy use.

Sustainable By Design: Make A Splash…Green Your Rest Rooms

Specifying more environmentally friendly paper products is one step toward sustainable practices.

Special Report: On The Horizon

The latest TFM survey results show facility professionals will not only be juggling numerous projects, but they'll be managing large budgets well.

Directions: Best Practices And Lessons Learned

What is the general feeling in the industry 11 months after Katrina and Wilma?

Green Solutions: Solar Power Installation Steps Up Energy Strategy

A warehousing operation in California decided to implement solar power at its two locations

Sustainable By Design: Setting A Timetable: The 2030 Challenge

A new initiative to reduce the use of fossil fuel energy has been adopted by mayors across the U.S.A. with municipal assets first on the list.

Green Solutions: Wind Energy Helps One Business Stay True To Its Mission

Switching to wind energy as the sole source of electricity has been a smooth transition so far for Tom’s of Maine in Sanford, ME.

Directions: Asbestos In The Building

Facility managers can protect occupant health by requiring proper management of this material.

Special Report: The TFM Show Preview

The most prestigious and comprehensive facility management event returns to Chicago.

TFM Show Bonus Article: Green Around The Globe

Vuk Vujovic and Douglas J. Ogurek provide a brief overview of the state of sustainability around the world.

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.

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