Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. FE-April-2017 articles below.
Among energy conservation measures, DCV provides significant energy reductions for the operation of HVAC systems.
Universities are using public-private partnerships as a tool to accommodate enrollment growth, support a dynamic environment for students and staff, and maintain sustainable and environmentally appropriate facilities.
Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.
Water-based fire protection is addressed with NFPA 25, a standard for inspections of system wear and tear.
Evaluate these items periodically to ensure conservation features are operating as expected.
The University of Iowa power plant will increase its use of biomass and other renewable energy sources to meet this goal.
When integrated workplace management systems fall short of expectations these steps can help facility management regain the benefits.
Kimco Realty launched a lighting retrofit program for its retail properties in 2015. Illumi-Nation, as the initiative is known, continues its momentum.
This standard from the Alliance for Water Stewardship takes a holistic approach to water management.
There are strategies for facilities to implement office lighting for circadian health and well-being.
This lighting controls strategy is used to reduce energy use while maintaining occupant comfort.
Released toward the end of 2016, the revised ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 includes several significant lighting modifications.
The April 2017 issue features a special focus on lighting, plus a look at integrated work management systems, HVAC, fire protection, and water management.