Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. TFM-Nov-2011 articles below.
Canterbury Healthcare Center in Alabama undergoes changes and improves life for its residents.
For facility managers, the transition to the smart grid should be seen as an opportunity, not a burden. Technologies will optimize buildings and make it easier to manage energy assets.
Jim Elledge scrutinizes the essential performance differences of these two materials. Former Tricks Columnist Elledge, facility/office services manager for Dallas, TX-based Summit Alliance Companies, is the recipient of the Distinguished Author Award from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), is an IFMA Fellow, and is a member of TFM’s Editorial Advisory Board.
Smart grid technology and its associated advancements may create a shift in how facilities consume energy.
Thinking about taking the plunge into the smart grid? There are four main themes to consider before getting started.
Using the latest devices, it is possible for fms to measure a space far more accurately, with less disruption to employees, and in a fraction of the time it would have taken with an old fashioned tape measure.
There are many benefits to improving facility indoor air quality (IAQ). But how can facility managers get it done?
As work styles are evolving, employees are spending less time in individual offices and more time working together.
Before winter and its harsh weather arrive, a complete roof inspection should be in order.