Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. TFM-April-2012 articles below.
How can facility managers decide the fate of aging buildings?
With technology improvements, there is continued opportunity for facility managers to upgrade their systems to reduce energy consumption and costs. Renovating this system could provide a fast track to savings.
Developing effective facility warning and notification strategies in the post-9/11 era.
Changes to cooling tower operation and maintenance are one way to conserve this resource.
The International Green Construction Code (IgCC) will be setting new standards for building energy efficiency.
In Dedham, MA, energy improvement keep a Stop & Shop supermarket up to date with a company wide store prototype. And the (energy) savings don't stop!
In part one of this series, Carpenter explains how providing janitorial services to facilities can be a truly thankless task, but it doesn't have to be.
According to experts from the ICC, the IgCC is expected to increase sustainability, cost savings, and job growth while providing direction for safe and sustainable building design and construction.