Technology

Buildings can be smart, as technologically complex as computers, due to building automation, interoperability, wifi, HVAC, and other high tech components.

Tricks Of The Trade: Super Smart Cards

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gets help from TFM Facility Technologist Tom Condon and reviews the limitless possibilities of today's technology.

The Facility Technologist: It’s All About The Network

This often overlooked component can be the key to success when implementing facility systems.

Lighting Trends: Reinventing Light

New economic and environmental realities are pushing lighting technology into the next generation.

Facility Fix: Chilling Out

This Q&A with Peter Whiteman illustrates how new chillers provide an energy efficient solution for a healthcare facility in Saskatchewan, Canada.

Special Report: Do You Have A Security Blueprint?

Following a specific process can go a long way towards getting security measures in place.

Tricks Of The Trade: Organizational Tools

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gets one facility manager on track with a solution to her task management problems.
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Professional Development: The Brain Drain

Jerry Cederstrom believes good asset management programs can help overcome the maintenance talent exodus.

Services & Maintenance: Maximizing The Data Center

Migration to a holistic, preventive maintenance approach can improve performance and reduce costs.
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Professional Development: Video Analytics

Facility managers can use this technology to meet more than just their security needs.

The Facility Technologist: Sustainable Energy Production

Consider these D-I-Y energy generation options.

Trends: 2007 Year In Review

TFM takes a look back at the most influential trends of 2007

FM Frequency: A Few Of My Favorite (Web) Things

They may not be raindrops on roses, but there are some things that make Jeff Crane happy.

Wireless Trends: Worry Free Wireless

Can facility managers trust wireless networks when hackers strive to violate them?

Facility Fix: Work Order System Thwarts Campus Tryst!

With new work order management software, Chris Hill brought efficiency to a university's maintenance practices

The Facility Technologist: PSIM – The “Other” Intelligent System

An emerging security technology links all functions in the realm.

Green Trends: The Color Of Energy

Before making purchases, facility managers need to define what the use of energy efficient technologies can do for their office building's carbon footprint.

FM Issue: Fuel Trends In Standby Power Generation

Gaseous and bi-fuel gensets offer alternatives to diesel.

The Facility Technologist: The Wireless Facility

Unfettered communication technologies can offer more.

Services & Maintenance: Integrated Security

Some organizations can benefit from combining security functions with other building systems, since this often streamlines management and increases capabilities.

Security Trends: Keeping Watch

New technologies open the door to the future of security: ubiquitous and powerful surveillance.

Webinars

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Webinar: Use Data To More Effectively Manage Your Facility’s Lifecycle

Attend this free webinar and learn how access to real-time facility condition data empowers you to make smarter decisions about ongoing maintenance, capital planning, and future projects.
Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.

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