November 2011 Issue (Volume 24, Number 11)

Today’s Facility Manager: November 2011

Tricks Of The Trade: The Difference Between Aluminum And Copper | Tricks Of The Trade Columnist Jim Elledge explains the nuances of these two options for installation in primary or secondary power electrical panels.

The Facility Technologist: Measuring Technology | While architects and engineers may not be concerned with accurate square footage, facility managers should be, and there are tools to help.

Professional Development: The Demise Of The Cubicle | As work styles are evolving, employees are spending less time in individual offices and more time working together.

Services & Maintenance: The Best Time Is Now | Winter weather can create many unseen building problems, which is why now is a perfect time for a roof inspection.

IAQ Trends: Take A Deep Breath | There are many benefits to improving facility indoor air quality (IAQ). But how can facility managers get it done?

FM Issue: Evolving With The Smarter Grid | Thinking about taking the plunge into the smart grid? There are four main themes to consider before getting started.

Senior Living Case Study: Phenix City Rising | After nearly four decades, it was time for Canterbury Healthcare Center to get a facelift and improve life for residents and staff.

Renewable Energy: Smart Balancing Of Renewable Energy With Green Buildings | Smart grid technology and its associated advancements may create a shift in how facilities consume energy.

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