TFM-Sept-2011

Resource pages for "TFM-Sept-2011"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


LEED Case Study: Pacific Platinum

The Vancouver Convention Centre uses innovative environmental solutions in its award winning expansion.

September 2011 Issue (Volume 24, Number 9)

Integrated into Vancouver's landscape but located near downtown amenities, the new LEED Platinum West Building of the Convention Centre is a testament to urban planning.

FM Issue: Comparing Apples To Apples

Sensitivity analyses can be a useful tool for making life cycle cost comparisons.

Alternative Energy Trends: Follow The Sun

Is solar power the most promising alternative energy option for commercial buildings?

Special Feature: Going Directly To The Source

Bolstered by the work of the EMerge Alliance, direct current (DC) is gaining momentum as a potential power distribution option that could help drive microgrid and net zero building initiatives.

Services & Maintenance: Together As One

Integrating security systems and building management offers a multitude of benefits, but steps need to be taken before implementation.

Professional Development: Revised Regulations

Guest Columnist Teresa L. Jakubowski explains how new standards of Titles II and III of the ADA can be decoded.

The Facility Technologist: Seeing Is Believing

Columnist Tom Condon illustrates how the comic book fantasy of x-ray vision may be closer than anyone could have imagined.

Tricks Of The Trade: Canadian Degrees

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge provides an overview of Canadian educational opportunities for facility management. 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.

Tricks Of The Trade: Tech Headcount

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge reveals the best methods of headcount calculation. 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.

Tricks Of The Trade: Maintenance Timetables

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge looks at labor hours per square foot. 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.
Guest Contributor Mike Arny

Renewable Energy: Think About A Growing Part Of The Future

This month's guest columnist believes it's time for facility managers to invest in renewable energy.

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