Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. FE-March/April-2016 articles below.
Over the last two decades, extreme drought events in the U.S. have vividly illustrated the imperative for technologies that increase water usage efficiency as well as strategies and methods to reduce demand.
Procurement standards help to maximize effective product selection and installation.
This issue looks at smart lighting trends, how to choose carpet and flooring, physical security planning, and energy efficiency for data centers. Plus, wellness and water conservation.
At The George Washington University, LEED Platinum facility design fosters its mission of public health education.
Completed in December 2014, this renovation project serves as an example of how a historic utility plant can be improved to address significant elements and concerns.
Conditions have never been better for data center operators to reduce their power consumption and enjoy a healthier bottom line.
In September 2014, Diamond announced that it had achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill status, becoming the first American-owned folding carton manufacturer to do so.
Armed with sufficient information on outsourcing models, pricing, and contracts facility management executives should be well positioned to achieve success in the next critical step—execution of the outsourcing plan.
The planning, implementation, operation, and maintenance of physical security—whether for one facility or many—will benefit from facility executives taking the stance of a common sense approach to the task.
Advances in design and technology have transformed lighting over the past several decades from primarily utilitarian functions to also playing a significant role in aesthetics, energy efficiency, and ergonomics.