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.
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.
An integrated project delivery approach to facility projects—during the construction phase—works to reduce life cycle costs.
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.
Is there an industry standard for housekeepers and maintenance technicians per square foot of healthcare facilities?
When specifying this facility system, managers can leverage existing infrastructure.
Can you tell me what the general requirements or accepted practices are for locating evac plans?
As the profession evolves, more higher education institutions offer formalized instruction.
What is it like to participate in a demand response program? Should facility managers prepare for any unwanted challenges or surprises?
This heating and cooling strategy enables facility managers to implement tighter control on energy use and occupant comfort.
A LEED Gold residence hall at North Carolina Central University Provides much needed housing, improves operations, and enhances student life, and more.
Any effort to increase sustainability is positive, unless it’s not. What defines sustainability for an organization depends on a variety of factors.