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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.

Superdome remediation

Munters Moisture Control Services (MCS) played a role in recovery efforts at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans after the devastating Hurricane Katrina. Superdome...

Ergonomic Trends: Ergonomics Know How

As employees expect more, facility managers must be prepared to provide safe, comfortable furnishings.

Mercury thermostat recycling incentive program: Rebates for professionals who turn in old devices

The Product Stewardship Institute (PSI) and the Thermostat Recycling Corporation (TRC) have partnered with the states of Indiana and Oregon, along with Portland General...

The next home office: the Bathroom???

Last Friday's Wall Street Journal online had an entertaining piece by Jon Weinbach and Peggy Edersheim Kalb explaining how new levels of workaholism...

FM Issue: Green Buying Guidelines

Environmentally preferable purchasing puts long-term implications into perspective.

Sustainable By Design: Research At Rensselaer

A prototype of an "active building envelope" developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute holds promise for heating and cooling in the future.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Single-Ply Lessons Learned from 2004 Florida Hurricanes

The 2004 Florida hurricanes presented a set of unique wind-event opportunities allowing teams of Roofing Industry Committee on Weather Issues (RICOWI) investigators to fan...

FM Frequency: Balancing Act

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, 2006 begins with more advice on keeping your building pressure right where it belongs.

Haworth seeking LEED Gold on renovation of its headquarters

Haworth Inc. announced it has started the Gold rating process for a United States Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design...

Sustainable By Design: (Don’t) Beware Of The Natives

With proper planning, outdoor landscapes featuring indigenous plants save time and money.

Green Solutions: Flooring Choices Fit The Bill

In looking for flooring products to meet both IAQ and maintenance needs, Kaiser Permanente's manager of strategic sourcing and technology oversaw pilot projects to help determine the best fit.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: What You Don't Know About Grounding Can Hurt You

Aging or unchecked grounding raises the risk of data/equipment loss, process anomalies, plant shutdown, and more. The Smart Ground Testing method can minimize these...

Warner Brothers Entertainment receives environmental award

Warner Bros. Entertainment has received a 2005 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award in the Sustainable Practices or Facilities category for its remodel of...

York now officially part of Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls, Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of YORK International, supplier of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) equipment and services....

WEB EXCLUSIVE: LEED update may require new approach to some credits

This exclusive comes courtesy of CTG Energetics, Inc.Now that the USGBC membership has approved LEED-NC v2.2 (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design...

Friday Funny (courtesy of iGreenbuild.com): Visualize this!

This is a bricklayer's accident report, which was printed in the newsletter of the Australian equivalent of the Workers' Compensation board. This is a...

FM Frequency: What It Really Means

Ever wonder what job placement ads are really saying when they describe a job? FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane cuts through the jargon and gets the real answers.

Services & Maintenance: Aerial View

Facility managers can use technology to stay on top of roof conditions.

More problems in high profile facilities

In Athens, Greece, repairs are being made to the roof of the Olympic Stadium. Officials reassure the public there is no serious safety issue,...

Clinton Presidential Library Now Offering Green Tours

Do you live in, or around, Little Rock, Arkansas? Planning to visit the city? Those who enjoy "green" facility tours will find an interesting...

FM Frequency: A Disaster Checklist

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane thinks asking the right questions will help facilities avoid the confusion and destruction just witnessed on the Gulf Coast.

Professional Development: Checkup And Tune-Up

Guest Columnist Michael Redding investigates how to develop a facilities management strategy for the long haul.

More post-Katrina (non-residential) construction forecasts

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has released a report on the impact of Katrina on the construction markets and the economy in the...

FM Frequency: A Disaster Checklist

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane thinks asking the right questions will help facilities avoid the confusion and destruction just witnessed on the Gulf Coast.

Op-Ed from George H. Russell

The following piece does not reflect the views of the editors of Today's Facility Manager or Facility Blog; it is merely the presentation of...

New emissions test methods for building material installations

Airborne emissions from indoor materials and furnishings have the potential to release harmful or odorous volatile organic chemicals (VOCs) into indoor spaces....

Web Exclusive: Infrared Inspection for facilities managers

Infrared (IR) inspection is a powerful and noninvasive means of monitoring and diagnosing the condition of buildings. An IR camera can identify problems that...

Facility management nightmare: the fate of the Louisiana Superdome

In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, some reports say the Superdome will be knocked down.This message comes from CNN:The Louisiana Superdome was so heavily...

FM Issue: Resourceful Reduction

Efforts to lessen the environmental impact of a facility can take on many forms.

All about Hurricane Katrina

As of early August 29, approximately 52,000 people were in 240 shelters throughout the Gulf Coast area, with the majority in the New Orleans Superdome. In Mississippi streets and homes were flooded as far as six miles inland.

FM Frequency: Facility Assessments and Project/Budget Planning

A look at a residential facility can offer some much needed perspective on running a commercial facility.

Smithsonian Institute buildings deteriorating rapidly

Imagine having to patrol your facility with a wet vac every time it rained looking for pools of water. That’s exactly what staff members...

Directions: Surviving A Rough Hurricane Season

Hurricanes have always been deadly, and facility managers in their path have no choice but to prepare.

Sustainable By Design: Keeping E-Waste Out Of The Landfill

Facility managers can help the environment

Special Report: Picking The Fluff Off A Heap

Throwing away garbage doesn't mean it will never turn up in a building again.

Green Solutions: Dimming The Lights

Lighting with individual controls is saving energy and money in a multi-function data center.
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TFM Names Ward Komorowski Facility Executive Of The Year

Passionate about facilities, this colorful motivator leads by example and has a great time along the way.

FM Frequency: Introducing The Department Of Homeland Facilities

In a “Walter Mitty” moment, Crane imagines what it would be like to handle certain facilities management responsibilities for the new administration.

FM Frequency: Are You Lucky?

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, this year's relentless hurricane season underscores the importance of disaster planning.

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