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The primary disciplines of facility management—building envelope & exteriors, construction & retrofits, energy, environment, facility management, interiors, safety, security, technology—along with other important topics are included in this section.

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From tunable white lighting to graphic user interfaces, Crestron’s Andrew Gross shares his predictions on the most impactful smart building trends for 2017.

Top Trends Impacting Smart Buildings In 2017

Top Trends Impacting Smart Buildings In 2017

From tunable white lighting to graphic user interfaces, Crestron’s Andrew Gross shares his predictions on the most impactful smart building trends for 2017.

S2 Magic Monitor Version 3
 Video Display

S2 Magic Monitor Version 3 has been released, enabling security, safety, and informational content to be displayed anywhere throughout an enterprise.

Trust Critical To Employee Data Sharing

Realizing the potential of the Internet of Things relies on the willingness of businesses and employees to share data so that connected devices can generate insight, action, and value, according to a new AIG study.

Roof Primer A504 By National Coatings

This low VOC primer is designed to provide superior adhesion capabilities for silicone roof coatings.

Wireless Communication, For Safety’s Sake

The Safer Buildings Coalition focuses on the adoption of in-building communication capabilities for public safety. This article looks at the role this technology can play in senior living facilities.

Brass Knuckle BKCR4599 Protective Glove

The SmartShell BKCR4599 is a heavy-duty protective glove for extreme jobs.

Baltimore Tops List Of 50 Bed Bug Cities

This is the first time Baltimore has made the list's top five. Las Vegas, Portland, Salt Lake City and Greensboro-High Point-Winston Salem all made the list for the first time this year.

Wireless Infrastructure 101 For Buildings

Cellular and Wi-Fi work together to provide robust in-building mobile broadband.

Construction Cost Changes And 2017

Construction data and software provider Gordian highlights changes in construction costs from 2016 to 2017 in a quick reference infographic.

Detecting Radon Gas In Schools And Commercial Buildings

January is National Radon Action Month, and this article from ALTA Environmental describes the basic elements of radon testing and remediation for facility management.

DeltrexUSA’s Intelligent Local Door Alarm

The Intelligent Local Door Alarm (iLDA) is Bluetooth® enabled for a large variety of alarm applications.

Bridging The Facilities Talent Gap

As seasoned facility management professionals enter retirement, the next generation benefits from technology that captures institutional knowledge.

FireKing D8 Series Dispensing Drop Safe

The D8 Series is a line of dispensing drop safes that allows employees to make deposits and get change quickly and easily with documentation.

Chiller Data: Connected Or Not?

For proactive chiller maintenance and operation, connectivity provides facility staff with quick access to equipment conditions.

Pro Football Hall Of Fame Plans Smart City Infrastructure

Under an 18 year agreement with Hall of Fame Village LLC, Johnson Controls will provide building technologies at the Canton, OH site to transform the site into an efficient, "smart city" showcase.

H.265 & WiseStream Technology Offer Compression Technology

Hanwha Techwin America's WiseStream Technology combines with H.265 compression technology to significantly reduces bandwidth and storage requirements.

Facility Retrofit: Visibility Into Energy Consumption

To improve insight into energy use, California tech firm Nimble Storage installed an energy management analytics platform.

Norton 1601 Series Adjustable Door Closer

1601 Series door closers are now fully adjustable to meet the opening and closing force requirements for a wide range of doors.

Beyond Energy Savings: Disruptive Technologies In Lighting

Disruptive lighting control technologies including LEDs, evolving software, and wireless protocols offer additional advantages beyond energy savings.

Manage IAQ During Renovations

To protect facility occupants from unhealthy indoor air during a renovation, focus on these three areas.

Ocularis 5.2 & C•CURE Security Management Integration

Ocularis 5.2 now integrates with the C•CURE 9000 event and security management system.

Friday Funny: OSHA Claus Is Coming To Town

Inspired by all the ways OSHA can determine if your facility is on the naughty or nice list, facility manager Charles Carpenter shares his take on the Christmas classic with “OSHA Claus Is Coming To Town.”

Simplify With Networked Lighting Controls

While this lighting technology seems to add complexity, its features help to streamline facility operations.

Rockwell Automation Plant Floor Security Appliance

The Allen-Bradley Stratix 5950 combines several security functions into a single appliance to help protect industrial automation infrastructures.

Spaces For Collaboration, Always In Fashion

Beijing-based MAD Architects introduced open floor plans and multipurpose layouts to encourage collaboration through a recent project, the Xinhee Design Center.

Creating An Internet Of (Trusted) Things

Embracing connectivity and the IoT brings valuable benefits but it also exposes organizations to potential threats to their security, facility processes, and operational integrity.

Securitech One-Press Classroom Lock

The QID functions as a classroom lock for everyday use with the ability to instantly deadbolt a classroom door with the push of a single red button.

Carrier Mobile App For Commercial Chillers

Carrier has introduced new capabilities for the Carrier® Chillers, a mobile app that offers a quick and easy way to select a Carrier commercial packaged chiller.

Examining The Nexus Of Sustainability And Safety

In new research the Campbell Institute examines the need for more equal distribution around environmental, social, and economic factors.

Sustainable Restroom Operations

When creating green restrooms, examine opportunities related to surfaces, air quality, and conservation.

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