Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. TFM-May-2012 articles below.
What should facilities managers know and expect?
Making biodiesel for vehicles has been a focus for this material, but when properly treated, this waste product can be used to fuel a facility’s boilers.
Carefully selected furnishings have become an essential aspect of sustainable design efforts.
This building element has an impact on several areas of facility management.
The design of the new Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital supports its healthcare mission by soothing patients and their families in a new freestanding facility.
Everything from cloud based buildings to the latest in ceilings and directional sound are analyzed in this issue.
Directional sound is the latest life safety technology to be added to the disaster planning toolbox.
What opportunities will cloud computing present to facility operations? It's now possible for facility professionals to oversee structures any time and anywhere.
A history of the tablet, an update on green certifications, and hazcom compliance are featured in this issue.