Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Web Exclusive articles below.
The type of damage you see on your concrete is often a clue as to how it occurred in the first place. Proper diagnosing of the problem can help you determine how best to fix it, and how soon you need to address it.
Though restroom and other domestic purposes use more water, laundry is a far more viable target for water and energy savings.
This web exclusive comes from Paula D. Ziegenbein, LC, LEED AP, Application Marketing Manager, OSRAM SYLVANIA.
This Web Exclusive comes from Lisa Brosseau, ScD, CIH, Associate Professor, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Division of Environmental Health Sciences.
In addition to paper files, what other items should facilities consider keeping secure upon disposal?
This article on fire safety measures comes from the director of training and technical support for ServiceMaster Clean.
With the thousands spent on architecture to make a parking garage appealing, it becomes even more important to keep it clean and sanitary.
This article is provided by Robert E. McLean, CAE, executive director of the Photoluminescent Safety Association (PSA).
This article by Cameron Riddell, president of Bird Barrier America, highlights the threats birds pose to FM budgets.
This Web exclusive comes from E-Mon, LLC, manufacturer of submetering and automatic meter reading hardware and software systems and services.
Identity thefts resulting from electronic data breaches are common in the news today. These information breaches, often at the expense of large corporations, are not only newsworthy but are under attack by law enforcement agencies world wide.
This Web Exclusive article is contributed by Electro Static Technology, maker of AEGIS shaft grounding products.
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North 38 is far from just a roof over a student’s head. The facilities are designed to allow students to study, focus, and play in a relaxed, modern setting.
When it comes to energy efficiency, windows play a big part in facility performance.
In this Web exclusive, Gordon Sharp of Aircuity explains how some building solutions and practices are greener than others. One area garnering a lot of attention is ventilation.
For mission-critical facilities, the selection of command and control consoles is crucial.
This Web Exclusive explains how fms need to take the time to perform the necessary research upfront by following this step-by-step self examination that will help them choose the right workbench to meet their needs.
With a growing emphasis on cost-effective building maintenance practices, many facility managers are looking for ways to increase elevator efficiency and performance,
The “ci” approach covers the entire wall surround—not just the cavity spaces between the framing studs.
While penetrations on these roof types can sometimes be avoided, mounting essential rooftop equipment and ancillary mechanicals will be successful when certain guidelines are followed.
Facility professionals can look to fire-rated building material labels to help select and inspect appropriate products for their buildings.
Through a program from Efficiency Vermont, the Holiday Inn Express in Brattleboro, VT retrofitted its parking lot and access road with LED luminaires.
Guest Contributor Kelly Duke explains how green roofs can help bring nature closer to urban settings, improve insulation and air quality, and work to deliver both economic and social benefits to their communities.