Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. FE-July/August-2015 articles below.
This issue takes a comprehensive look at a multitude of security issues and their solutions. Also featured: HVAC, hospitality case study, pest control, professional development.
With hot, humid climates as the focus, several types of chilled water pipe insulation were field tested.
In the unpredictable arena of facility security, evaluating the organization and its physical attributes for a 360° view is an important starting point.
On a global level, restroom hygiene is a major point of concern when promoting public and personal health—especially in high traffic areas where customers and employees are closely interacting.
In this New Orleans hospitality case study, a hotel renovation blends 21st century amenities with historic preservation.
Due to continuing advances in power electronics, the flywheel is now a mature energy storage technology used in UPS applications to support a critical load during main power interruption.
Five electrical design principles help to integrate and optimize systems in demanding facilities.
Managers at a restored lighthouse in MIchigan found success using sonics to prevent seagulls from landing on its decks.
At Broward College in South Florida, dispersed capabilities were brought into a centralized system.
As facility executives' responsibilities evolve and expand, communication is but one skill that should be honed.
When it comes to exterior surveillance, the interaction of lighting and security cameras plays an important role in facility protection.
With safety paramount, additional aspects to consider with multi-site security include simplifying infrastructure and keeping costs in check.
Analysis and tech tools strengthen facility management in an increasingly competitive marketplace.