Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. TFM-Aug-2012 articles below.
A tried and true procurement method gets a fresh look. This procurement method enables facility managers to complete numerous projects with one contract.
The publication of this issue of Today's Facility Manager signifies a new era. Readers will welcome the return of "Tricks Of The Trade" under the auspices of the magazine's new facility management guru, Kevin Folsom, while Editor Heidi Schwartz steps aside to take over as Internet Director for Group C Media.
The convergence of lighting, networking, and sensors can deliver a broad building management solution. Outfitting the building's lighting system to interact with others—such as HVAC and security—streamlines performance and energy use.
For facility management professionals, establishing a protocol for breastfeeding in the workplace presents its share of very practical challenges. An amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires workplaces to provide reasonable accommodations for nursing mothers.