Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. FE-Sept/Oct-2015 articles below.
This issue takes a comprehensive look at sustainable facilities, including green cleaning, water management, LEED certification, and energy efficiency. Plus, wireless technology and security.
The launch of LEED v4 has led applicators and specifiers to look for paints and coatings that meet updated requirements and provide top-notch performance.
Energy and water upgrades at San Francisco City Hall are cornerstones of its recent LEED Platinum certification.
Energy engineer at the MillerCoors facility recognized for successful initiatives shares five keys to improve energy efficiency.
With the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Fellows Program, facility leaders execute operational improvements as part of Retrofit Chicago.
A facility's lobby is one of the most critical areas to design properly from a security standpoint.
Not just for wireless convenience, a robust Distributed Antenna System (DAS) increases occupant safety and reduces liability.
Establishing an ongoing maintenance program to detect and address leaks in facilities is an important part of water management.
Several facilities in UCLA’s athletics department were part of beta testing for a new wireless lighting controls system.
Professionals in the cleaning industry are taking a closer look at “engineered water,” regular tap water that has been transformed into an effective cleaning solution.
Specific facility factors are important, and pilot programs can help evaluate green cleaning options.
In place since 2012, a microgrid system on this island operated by the National Park Service provides reliable power 24/7.
Facility management executives can create resilient facilities by employing green strategies to combat extreme weather.