Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. FE-Nov/Dec-2015 articles below.
This issue takes a comprehensive look at smart facility technologies, the Internet of Things, maintenance software, and energy management. Plus, mitigating disaster.
A summary report of HVAC service provides insight that is useful to repair and replace plans.
With gingerbread house construction a tradition for many this time of year, it may also be time to ensure the integrity of facility exteriors.
From planning to recovery, having specific procedures in place for disasters helps protect facilities from immediate and long-term damage.
With new computerized maintenance management software (CMMS), Rawhide Boys Ranch in New London, WI streamlines work orders, weighs equipment “repair or replace”, and tracks energy use.
With its roots in healthcare, Sun Health formed a partnership with the Banner Health system that eventually led to a new focus for the company—from that of an acute care provider to a healthy living provider.
Building envelope improvements often rank at or near the top of the facility team’s to-do list, since they generally provide an attractive return on investment.
When designing a low-slope roof system over a substrate that is less than ¼:12, a properly designed tapered insulation system becomes the foundation for a sound roofing system
Retrofit or forward-fit? Smart systems give new life—and new return on investment—to aging facilities.
The first step for facilities managers on the road to developing their IoT strategies is to understand what it really means for an organization.
Facility leaders can take action on these five strategies to better manage energy expenses—and position their teams for success.
When it comes to energy management, a holistic view and concerted effort help create a framework to achieve measurable results.