Bonus Features

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

construction

Improving Building Projects

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

Serve Up Sound Quality In Senior Living

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

Managing Healthcare Facilities Amid Uncertainty

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

A Deeper Shade Of Green

Heightened occupant engagement is significant to maximizing energy efficiency initiatives.
data centers

Data Center Optimization

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

Restrooms Fixtures And Water Savings

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

Beyond The Task Of Illumination

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

Task Tuning In Commercial Buildings: A Field Study

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

Choose Flooring Wisely

Specific facility conditions dictate proper commercial flooring selection.
LED lighting

Beyond Energy Savings: Disruptive Technologies In Lighting

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

Simplify With Networked Lighting Controls

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

Investigating Moisture Intrusion In Roofs

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

Integrated Ceiling Systems

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

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.
PACE

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.
green building programs

Green Building Programs: Toward High Performance Facilities

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

Can Security Technology Replace Guard Force?

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

Roofing Maintenance, Dollars And Sense

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

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.

Webinars

Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] Power on, America!

Constellation is helping you build a brighter tomorrow by generating clean, carbon-free energy today. We’re already producing electricity 24/7 with hydro, wind, solar and the nation’s largest zero-emission nuclear fleet.