Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. TFM-Nov/Dec-2014 articles below.
The year draws to a close, and this issue of the magazine once again covers every aspect of the facility management profession along with special year end coverage.
One facility manager with hard to reach lighting asks, "what lighting maintenance challenges have you encountered?"
Multi-phase improvements at a senior living facility in Ottawa, IL call for a conscious focus on occupant safety.
At the University of Baltimore, a new facility features passive heating and cooling, and natural ventilation.
Informed maintenance of the building envelope can significantly improve energy savings.
An alternative to lead-acid batteries, this type of energy storage system has been adopted by a Dallas, TX healthcare campus.
Historically, water efficiency has taken a backseat to energy efforts, but this is all changing now.
Facilities Management Expert Kevin Folsom explains how and why the OSHA reporting requirements changed.
HVAC systems and room air currents significantly impact transmission of airborne illness.
Implementing third-party services is more successful when applied with change management principles.
Resolving the challenges of facility systems integration requires a clear look at how building automation protocols interact.