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Lighting upgrades can help facility managers address occupant needs and reduce energy costs.


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Lighting upgrades can help facility managers address occupant needs and reduce energy costs.

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Lighting Trends: Brighter Days Ahead

Lighting upgrades can help facility managers address occupant needs and reduce energy costs.

Directions: Best Face Forward

There are various reasons an organization might want to purchase artwork for its walls. In order to reap the highest return on this investment, it can be helpful to consider the motivations before embarking on the purchasing process.

Sustainable By Design: Keeping Mold Away With Moisture Control

Measures taken during the construction and operations stages will help minimize this threat to healthy indoor air quality.

Facility Fix: A Modern Solution For An Old-Fashioned School

In the small community of Shungnak, AK, this Northwest Arctic Borough School District needed to find a way to reconfigure classroom spaces to accommodate the changing needs of students. This Q&A with Kathy Christy, REFP, explains how it was done.

FM Issue: Office Design, Ergonomics, And The New Normal

The aging process and hidden disabilities challenge facility professionals on the quest for comfort.

Facility Fix: Lighting Upgrade Maximizes Energy Use

Seeking out the best lighting options to serve the needs of one of its manufacturing buildings has resulted in lower energy costs for Baxter Healthcare Corporation.

Conference Room Trends: Room To Grow

For an updated conference room, it is necessary to integrate new technologies with supporting furniture.

Directions: Don’t Overlook Leaking Door Closers

More than maintenance is at stake when standard hardware gets messy.

From Where I Sit: Office Ergonomics: Top 10 Myths

TFM Columnist Tim Springer says one size fits all is a big problem in offices, where everyone has different needs and responsibilities.

IAQ Trends: Danger In The Air

Harmful VOCs may be endangering the health of building occupants. Find out the latest VOC that has experts concerned and the best ways to lessen its impact.

Furniture Trends: Sizing Up 2006

Are furniture companies really giving facility managers what they need to solve shrinking space problems?

Services & Maintenance: Ceiling Selections

Code changes, acoustical characteristics, and installation options combine with material choices to expand ceiling choices for facility professionals.

FM Frequency: AH-CHOO! Indoor Air Quality Revisited

Spring is in the air, but from Columnist Crane, it isn't such a pleasant time for facilities that suffer from poor ventilation. From the April 2006 issue.

Professional Development: Image Enhancement Services

Contributor Mike O'Dea feels it is possible to repair damage in order to maintain image and avoid replacement costs.

ADA Trends: Fifteen Years And Counting

Facility professionals gain a fresh perspective on possible changes to the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Professional Development: How To Hire A Design Firm

Contributor Jeffrey Weil explains the right amount of effort in the selection process can make or break a design project.

From Where I Sit: Why Is Air Travel Like Facility Management?

Long time contributor and facilities expert Tim Springer rejoins TFM to share his unusual perspective.

Ergonomic Trends: Ergonomics Know How

As employees expect more, facility managers must be prepared to provide safe, comfortable furnishings.

Sustainable By Design: Research At Rensselaer

A prototype of an "active building envelope" developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute holds promise for heating and cooling in the future.

FM Frequency: Balancing Act

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, 2006 begins with more advice on keeping your building pressure right where it belongs.

Services & Maintenance: Hard Surface Flooring

Selection and care depend on the characteristics of a material, as well as traffic patterns in the facility.

HVAC Trends: Rejuvenating HVAC

By integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, facility managers can realize energy savings and make better use of their facilities

FM Frequency: Hunting Big Game

Revamping the boiler system to maximize BTUs helps FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane take down a moose.

Trends: 2005 In Review

From uncertainty in 2005 toward new technologies and a rebounding furniture market in 2006.

Sustainable Design Trends: Green Wants You

New environmental solutions help transition buildings into sustainability. From the October 2005 issue.

Services & Maintenance: Furnishings Renewed

The refurbishing option offers both economic and environmental benefits.

Services & Maintenance: Interior Pest Prevention

Sustaining a pest free building requires proper maintenance and an attentive services provider.

Services & Maintenance: Keep It Clean

Germ concerns boost restroom automation in some facilities.

IAQ Trends: The Invisible Menace

Nanoparticles in the airstream can contribute to bad IAQ and health problems in facilities.

Services & Maintenance: Examining Hard Floor Maintenance

New technologies and certifications elevate both cleanliness and safety.

Services & Maintenance: Furniture Refurbishing

Market forces are making refurbishing more customer friendly.

Conveying Corporate Continuity

A standards program can help facility executives maintain uniform policies and aesthetics.

Holding Educational Facility Professionals To A Higher Standard

Having an edge in the complex arena of educational facilities starts with a standards program.

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