TFM-July/Aug-2014 | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

While the summer months may signify a slower pace for some professions, facility managers keep especially busy with improvements to take them into the harsher months ahead.


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While the summer months may signify a slower pace for some professions, facility managers keep especially busy with improvements to take them into the harsher months ahead.

TFM-July/Aug-2014

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. TFM-July/Aug-2014 articles below.


July/August 2014 (Volume 27, Number 6)

While the summer months may signify a slower pace for some professions, facility managers keep especially busy with improvements to take them into the harsher months ahead.

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.

Special Feature: Reflective Roofs

When lowering HVAC energy demands is a goal, the most effective choice is not one-size-fits-all.

Special Feature: Emergency Shower Selection

The newest technologies can elevate worker protection.

Services & Maintenance: Customized Bird Control

Factors such as setting, occupancy, and specific concerns influence strategy.

Technology And FM: Wireless Control For Older Facilities

A lighter footprint makes this approach an attractive one for controlling building systems in existing structures.

FM Issue: Testing Emergency Generators

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

Tricks Of The Trade: Getting Up To Speed

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom provides advice on how to get started in the field of facilities management.

Exterior Security Trends: The Long View

Protecting people and property requires a risk assessment and relevant strategies.

Facility Retrofit: Biometric Entry

Students need 24/7 access to their facilities, which involves late nights. They lobbied school administrators for a security solution that would keep them safe. They even funded a project that made the installation a reality.

Higher Education Case Study: All About Business

In pursuing LEED certification, Grand Valley State University keeps operational goals at the forefront.

FM Frequency: In-House Sociologist

Among the many hats facility managers wear, the ability to field odd requests and mediate occupant disputes is a necessity.

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