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Discovering new products and services to improve operations is a boon to busy facility management executives. These brief interviews help illuminate useful solutions for 2016.


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Discovering new products and services to improve operations is a boon to busy facility management executives. These brief interviews help illuminate useful solutions for 2016.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Lighting articles below.


Facility Management SOLUTIONS 2016

Discovering new products and services to improve operations is a boon to busy facility management executives. These brief interviews help illuminate useful solutions for 2016.

Top Construction Trends For The Next Decade

Efficiency and sustainability will shape the future of nonresidential construction, according to a recent American Institute of Architects (AIA) survey.

Question Of The Week: Section 179D Reinstated

Will you pursue the recently extended Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction (Section 179D)?

New Product Flash: UniV8 LED By Forest Lighting

This new line of T8 LED linear lamps are designed to operate with or without a ballast.

2016 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards: Selected By Facility Management Professionals

This year’s Readers’ Choice Awards features companies in more than 40 categories, whose products and services were rated highest by facility management professionals based on aesthetics, reliability, value, and customer service.

Friday Funny: Why Is This New Yorker Hugging A Street Lamp?

New Yorkers may have a reputation for not being the friendliest of folks when they're busy trying to get from here to there. So what gives with them chatting with, and even hugging, a street lamp?

Did You Miss The “Smart Buildings, Internet of Things and What it all Means for Your Career”...

We are on the cusp of the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution, which will not only change the way we interact with technology in the workplace but shape your career as a Facility Manager. View this webinar video to find out how.

Facility Retrofit: Light It Up!

Several facilities in UCLA’s athletics department were part of beta testing for a new wireless lighting controls system.

Focus On: FM Software

Several recently released software products for facility management tasks are highlighted.

Did You Miss The “What You Haven’t Heard About LED Upgrades – But Should!” Webinar?

This webinar video features a lively discussion on important but often overlooked considerations regarding LED upgrades.

Trends Bonus Article: Effective Exterior Surveillance

When it comes to exterior surveillance, the interaction of lighting and security cameras plays an important role in facility protection.

In Memoriam: Lutron Chairman And Founder Joel Spira

Joel S. Spira, a prodigious innovator, invented the first solid state electronic dimmer and founded and built Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. into a global company selling a wide array of lighting controls, passed away at his home on April 8, 2015, at age 88.

Facility Executive | March/April 2015 Issue

Energy codes are being examined in various parts of the country, and energy reporting is being considered as a benchmarking target. Read more about these topics in the latest issue of Facility Executive magazine.

Lighting Trends: Quality Illumination

Achieving an ideal lighting scenario with LEDs calls for consideration of myriad characteristics.

LEED Case Study: Triple LEED For Wyndham Headquarters

Wyndham Worldwide continues on a sustainable path for its headquarters campus in Parsippany, NJ.

LVDC Design Guidelines For The Visual Environment | Second Draft Review Period Open

LVDC Design Guidelines for the Visual Environment is now available for second public review; the review period ends November 10.

Tricks Of The Trade: Lighting ROI Discussions

Facility managers must communicate how much money they will save in order to convince top management that these efforts can fund their lighting maintenance in perpetuity.

FM Issue: Testing Emergency Generators

A panel of experts discusses the role of load banks in assessing system readiness.

April 2014 Issue (Volume 27, Number 3)

This issue of Today's Facility Manager presents several aspects for managers to consider when selecting and operating the lighting systems in and around their facilities.

Manufacturing Case Study: Optimized Production

Since 2012, a manufacturing facility in New Jersey has optimized production by operating on solar energy.

Lighting Trends: Lighting Controls Update

Revisions to codes and standards impact lighting control systems, while continued developments in LED lighting serve facility management needs.

Facility Retrofit: Delivering Daylighting

NEW COLUMN! In this new Facility Retrofit Column, find out how the Douglas County School District in Colorado brings in natural light to classrooms and common spaces.

Focus On: Lighting Products

In this web exclusive Lighting product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market.

TFM Names Ted Bielicky Facility Executive of the Year

Agent of change: this year’s TFM Facility Executive of the Year guided the transformation of an aging facility.

2013 Trends Recap

A look at the topics covered over the past year provides a peek into what will be top of mind in 2014.

Service & Maintenance: Lighting Retrofits With LEDs

Whether planning a full overhaul or a small scale project, facility managers may find this technology makes sense. From the August 2013 issue.

FREE CASE STUDY: High Praise For Lighting – Christ Baptist Church

This case study illustrates how one house of worship found a maintenance-friendly solution with adequate output to address challenging situations.

FREE CASE STUDY: Back To School – Appalachian State University

This case study examines how the decision maker at Appalachian State University took the long-term view when he opted to go with an LED lighting solution.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Falling Metal Halide Lamps

One facility manager seeks advice on efforts to secure lamps to keep them from falling onto the factory floor.

CFL Safety Issues An Urban Myth, Says NLB

In some cases, the ballast’s plastic housing can melt slightly where the glass coil connects to the ballast, the Green Guide states, noting that this “is simply a sign that the heat is escaping as intended in the design of the bulb.”

Lighting Trends: Lighting Decisions

A survey of TFM readers provides insight on current and future system upgrades. From the April 2013 issue.

Data Center Trends: Driving The Data Center

Keeping a close eye on equipment performance is key to reliability and efficiency. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.

Take TFM’s Lighting Survey!

In partnership with NEMA enLIGHTen America, TFM is asking readers to provide insight about lighting practices, upgrades, and financing strategies. Respond by this Friday, February 22, for a chance to win a $100 gift card instantly.

Missed the Lighting Codes and Controls Webinar?

Presented by TFM and NEMA's enLIGHTen America Initiative, this February 14 webinar focused on energy and green codes for lighting controls. Three experts from NEMA member companies discussed technologies and strategies, how the codes figure in, and the results that can be achieved.

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