TFM-Oct-2012 | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

The route to a greener facility depends on many factors specific to the situation. But the goal of reducing negative impact on the environment is common to all who set out on the path.


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The route to a greener facility depends on many factors specific to the situation. But the goal of reducing negative impact on the environment is common to all who set out on the path.

TFM-Oct-2012

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. TFM-Oct-2012 articles below.


October 2012 Issue (Volume 25, Number 10)

The route to a greener facility depends on many factors specific to the situation. But the goal of reducing negative impact on the environment is common to all who set out on the path.

FM Issue: Eyeing The End Result

An integrated project delivery approach to facility projects—during the construction phase—works to reduce life cycle costs.

Alternative Energy Trends: Double Vision For Green Power

AT&T has enlisted the insight of its facility managers in its pursuit of increasing alternative energy use. In this article, the executive director of energy describes the company’s roadmap for alternative sources.

Tricks Of The Trade: Healthcare Housekeeping

Is there an industry standard for housekeepers and maintenance technicians per square foot of healthcare facilities?

Services & Maintenance: Integrating Security Needs

When specifying this facility system, managers can leverage existing infrastructure.

Tricks Of The Trade: Evac Plans

Can you tell me what the general requirements or accepted practices are for locating evac plans?

Professional Development: Changing Face Of Facility Management

As the profession evolves, more higher education institutions offer formalized instruction.

Tricks Of The Trade: Demand Response

What is it like to participate in a demand response program? Should facility managers prepare for any unwanted challenges or surprises?

The HVAC Factor: Variable Refrigerant Flow

This heating and cooling strategy enables facility managers to implement tighter control on energy use and occupant comfort.

LEED Case Study: Front And Center

A LEED Gold residence hall at North Carolina Central University Provides much needed housing, improves operations, and enhances student life, and more.

FM Frequency: Green Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

Any effort to increase sustainability is positive, unless it’s not. What defines sustainability for an organization depends on a variety of factors.

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