Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. TFM-March-2011 articles below.
A new science education and research center at Georgia State University fosters innovative collaboration.
In part two of this commissioning feature, find out how savings can come from systems and equipment optimization.
TFM Columnist Jim Elledge goes through the basic requirements for call centers.
How to decipher new codes and track the latest trends for effective emergency communications.
There are many ways to protect facilities from explosive threats.
TFM Columnist Jim Elledge recommends a few solutions for creating customized signs from existing scheduling programs.
Managing staff behavior is a key to maintaining benefits over time.
Columnist Tom Condon urges professionals to think through mass notification systems first. Can it be hosted in house? Who should be notified? Can the telco handle it?
Security, energy, and life safety featured in this issue.
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory studied six buildings with different functions to discover what strategies might work best for many types of facilities.