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From simple bar codes to far reaching radio signals, this electronic management strategy can put facility managers in control.

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The Facility Technologist: Asset Tagging

From simple bar codes to far reaching radio signals, this electronic management strategy can put facility managers in control.

IAQ Trends: The Invisible Menace

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

Green Solutions: Dimming The Lights

Lighting with individual controls is saving energy and money in a multi-function data center.

Sustainable By Design: A Look Into Wind Energy

With renewable energy sources gaining more attention, power from the wind is one to consider.

Green Solutions: Water Treatment An All-Around Performer

The installation of a dealkalyzer system at a manufacturing plant saves more than one million gallons of water annually.

Professional Development: The European Facility Manager

Guest Contributor Fred Kloet feels the groundwork for a global interpretation of the profession is being prepared now.

Life Cycle Management Trends Bonus: An Overview

How do facilities benefit from a systematic approach?

The Facility Technologist: Full Speed Ahead

Facility management trends are increasingly driven by technology.

Life Cycle Management Trends: The FM And The Environment

By incorporating life cycle assessment into buildings, facility managers can lower their environmental footprint.

Sustainable By Design: Lessons for FMs, From The Halls Of Academia

On many college campuses, facility managers and students are working together to further environmental action.

Professional Development: Zen And The Art Of FM (Part 2)

In the second part of this series, Hibbard gives four suggestions for simplifying and modernizing facilities.

The Facility Technologist: Communication Frustrations

Inadequate networks can prove to be the fly in the VoIP ointment.

HVAC Trends: Filtering Out The Rest

Advances in filter media and duct insulation help facility managers create productive, efficient work space.

FM Frequency: Staying In Touch To Keep Facilities Running Smoothly

Crane offers some practical advice to keep your hardware from shutting down at the worst time.

TFM Names Ward Komorowski Facility Executive Of The Year

Passionate about facilities, this colorful motivator leads by example and has a great time along the way.

Services & Maintenance: Examining Hard Floor Maintenance

New technologies and certifications elevate both cleanliness and safety.

FM Frequency: Introducing The Department Of Homeland Facilities

In a “Walter Mitty” moment, Crane imagines what it would be like to handle certain facilities management responsibilities for the new administration.

Services & Maintenance: The Missing Link In Roof Considerations

Preventive maintenance can provide priceless value and protection.

FM Frequency: Are You Lucky?

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, this year's relentless hurricane season underscores the importance of disaster planning.

Tricks Of The Trade: Hand Drying v.2

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge takes another look at the debate over towels v. dryers.

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part Two

Special systems and equipment are required in these technologically advanced spaces.

Professional Development: Do You Really Want To Know What They Think?

Guest Contributor Michel Theriault explains how to develop effective occupant satisfaction surveys.

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part One

As the brains and brawn behind buildings, these revolutionary spaces have distinct requirements.

FM Issue: A Case For Energy Management

It's not impossible to facilitate energy efficiency in a government building.

Professional Development: Filling The Knowledge Gap Between School & Real Life

Guest Contributor Gabriella Jacobs discusses how associations can offer insights into these occupational mysteries.

Green Solutions: Save Valuable Resources

Mike McClellan is facility/construction manager for a popular Santa Cruz, CA restaurant called The Crow's Nest. One of his primary goals is to conserve water

Security Trends: Changing Security Gears

Sophisticated risk assessments and productive business plans are driving outsourcing and technology.

Tech To Watch: Hydrogen Fuel Cells = Unlimited UPS

A new fuel source has boundless limitations for running UPS systems.

Directions: Security Budgeting

Numerous technologies makes deciding what to buy a challenge for facility professionals.

The Facility Technologist: Don’t Believe The Hype!

Take these steps to avoid marketing propaganda and select the right software for your organization. From the September 2004 issue.

FM Frequency: We Have The Power

As the political season heats up, Crane suggests new energy policies for any building in need of a tune up.

Professional Development: Why FMs Need To Care About Sustainability

Guest Contributor Paul von Paumgartten knows skeptics who doubt the relevance of environmental diligence may need some direction.

Services & Maintenance: Furniture Refurbishing

Market forces are making refurbishing more customer friendly.

Professional Development: Can Adversaries Work Together

Guest Contributor John McGee illustrates how FMs and CIOs can join forces to create a winning facility management system.

The Facility Technologist: Safety Never Sounded So Good

Condon continues his examination of life safety technologies.

The Facility Technologist: Danger Ahead

In order to function properly, life safety systems must be carefully maintained.

Professional Development: The Future Of Facility Management

Tim Springer and Steve Lockwood look at tough choices and the road less traveled.

Services & Maintenance: Energy Management 101

Cutting Costs At Large Corporate Campuses

The Facility Technologist: Facility Technology Convergence

The rise of the building super network

The Facility Technologist: Part II – Special Needs For IT Spaces

Critical equipment must be handled with care.

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