FE-May/June-2015

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Facility Executive | May/June 2015 Issue

The use of technology can help facility managers address a number of issues in the workplace, including everything from life safety to vibration control. Read this issue to find out more.

Facility Retrofit: Heat And Glare Control

Located atop the Chicago Sun-Times building and prominent along the Chicago River, this hospitality venue needed to reduce the solar heat impacting inside temperatures, while keeping visual appeal a top priority.

Renting HVAC And Power Equipment

Whether a resident backup system or on-call emergency plan, these temporary tools should be deployed quickly.
Bradford

Services & Maintenance: Carpet Care Procedures

ANSI/IICRC S100, a standard for cleaning textile floor coverings, has been recently revised.

Shaping Disinfection Programs

The planning process can consider these six factors.

Construction Vibrations In Healthcare Settings

Monitoring conditions during work on a site keeps disruptions to patients in check.

Healthcare Case Study: A Healthy Remedy

A critical access hospital in east central Ohio fast tracked life safety upgrades for compliance.
Patel.

Technology And FM: The Internet Of Things

This disruption impacting facilities management holds significant promise if stakeholders are cognizant of their roles in the emerging landscape.
Hughes.

ADA Compliance Check: Five Need To Know Updates

It's time for an ADA compliance check as the law's 25th anniversary arrives.

FM Issue: Situational Awareness For Safety

Employing this concept fosters holistic emergency alert and response management.

Renewable Energy: Greening An Auto Plant

As part of a broader sustainability strategy, Honda has deployed wind energy to help power its Russells Point, OH manufacturing facility.

Furniture: A Second Life

Unwanted furniture does not need to go into a landfill.

Ceilings: Optimized Design

Ceilings are significant for both visual and acoustic comfort.

Furniture Trends: The Open Office Puzzle

The communal layout is a staple in many facility planners’ playbooks, but is it right for all scenarios?

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