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FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane asks, "When will systems really start speaking the same language?"


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FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane asks, "When will systems really start speaking the same language?"

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FM Frequency: The Myth Of Interoperability

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane asks, "When will systems really start speaking the same language?"

The Facility Technologist: The Heart Of The Matter

The trend toward integration in facilities is resulting in a unified management and command center for many organizations.

Conference Room Trends: Room To Grow

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Professional Development: Who’s In Charge Here?

With tech integration on the rise, operations becomes a game of diplomacy, according to Columnist Brian Koch.

Security Trends: One Step Ahead

Working with information technologists to integrate physical and electronic security measures can help protect a facility.

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Facility managers can unleash previously undiscovered powers by making the most of their maintenance management software.

Services & Maintenance: Dispelling The Myths

Access control in a stand-alone mode is not necessarily good security.

FM Issue: Planning for Integrated Building Services

Intelligent buildings pave the way to interoperable systems and improved efficiencies.

Directions: Effective Data Center Design

The right enclosure can make all the difference in critical facilities.

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Convention center uses on-site power generation to produce clean energy that also reduces utility bills.

The Facility Technologist: VoIP Capabilities Continue To Develop

Is this communications technology right for your facility?

FM Frequency: Data Center Planning

Facility management participation in this task can prove valuable for critical facilities according to FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane.

The Facility Technologist: Coming To Facilities Soon…

Thinking Cameras, IP Everywhere, Mini Data Centers, And Compatible Softwares

Professional Development: The Benefits Of Integration

Contributor Mike DeNamur explains how the removal of crossed signals may ease communications problems.

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

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

The Facility Technologist: Cell Phones And Facilities

Various technologies can be used to combat dead zones, holes, espionage, and more.

Wireless Trends: The Case For Wireless

By overcoming initial hesitations, facility managers can turn a wireless system into a company asset.

Look out education FMs: MIT presents the $100 laptop

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FM Issue: Getting A Handle On Energy Costs

What can facility managers do about rising prices? One solution is to purchase their energy with the most cost effective strategy available.

The Facility Technologist: Planning For Disasters

From site selection to data protection, a variety of technologies can help facilities prepare.

Green Solutions: Let The Sun Shine In

A daylighting system installed at a Patagonia warehouse and distribution center in Reno, NV reduces energy bills and increases productivity.

FM Frequency: Big Swings At Budget Time!

Crane's tongue-in-cheek perspective explains how to maintain facilities and lower budget costs at the same time. From the September 2005 issue.

Technology Trends: Perfecting The System

Recent software advances allow facility manager to update building information more quickly and accurately.

The Facility Technologist: Managing Facility Information – From Cradle To Grave

Crucial information is often lost during facility life cycle transitions.

Services & Maintenance: Keep It Clean

Germ concerns boost restroom automation in some facilities.

The Facility Technologist: Data Centers Heating Up

Facility managers need to know which cooling system technologies can keep up with their equipment needs.

Sustainable By Design: Keeping E-Waste Out Of The Landfill

Facility managers can help the environment

Green Solutions: Cooling System Cuts Costs And Consumption

Thermal energy storage is helping to reduce energy costs for one Colorado school district.

Directions: Ensuring The Data Center

Commissioning and conducting regular testing to identify problems ahead of time are key to reliable operations.

The Facility Technologist: Asset Tagging

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

Sustainable By Design: A Look Into Wind Energy

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

The Facility Technologist: Full Speed Ahead

Facility management trends are increasingly driven by technology.

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.

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