Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. TFM-June-2014 articles below.
Facility managers are in the position to provide convenient and accessible tools to help break the chain of germ transmission. These tools can include hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, paper towels (drying with towels can reduce the spread of germs up to 77%), soap, and facial tissue.
Considering recycling options for this facility asset should begin during its purchase.
Finding the right strategy benefits more than the budget. A highly competitive marketplace makes this a favorable time for facility managers to finance productive equipment.
When seeking to install this type of system at more than one facility, several strategies may help facilitate the process.
This technologically based concept allows facility professionals to harness building data to reach goals and elevate department status.
A facility management professional asks TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom for advice on a computer based maintenance request system.
Old can be as good as new, especially when pursuing sustainable certifications.
The Zappos.com Las Vegas headquarters is designed to spark productivity inside and out.
HVAC systems may be the key to providing occupants with mobile connectivity in a facility.
The articles in this issue address the broad overlapping aspects of operations, with a focus on the role facility managers can play in advancing organizational goals.