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

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Latest: 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.

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.

Facility Fix: A Clean Sweep

Roy Campbell is the lead electrician for the DPW Electrical Section, based in Green Bay, WI.

The Facility Technologist: 21st Century Security

Tom Condon examines how pocket video to security robots to emerging technologies are changing the facility landscape.

Facility Fix: A Clean Sweep

It is Roy Campbell's job to ensure that the city of Green Bay, WI can enjoy a football game without worrying about sewage issues. With a system to monitor activities remotely, the stadium's management scores a touchdown for efficiency.

The Facility Technologist: 21st Century Security

Tom Condon examines how pocket video to security robots to emerging technologies are changing the facility landscape.

FM Issue: What The Web Has To Offer

CAFM's latest upgrades will give users universal access.

The Facility Technologist: Enterprise Asset Management

The next generation of facility management software is coming...get ready for features galore!

The Facility Technologist: Staying Connected

Web sites with a focus on facilities can be a useful tool in effective management.

Special Report: The Emergence Of The Electronic Security Age

With more technologically advanced security systems being developed, facility managers are partnering with IT departments for implementation purposes.

Services & Maintenance: Infrared Technology For Safety And Operations

Hidden problems can escalate if left unnoticed and neglected.

The Facility Technologist: Riding (And Surviving) The Wave

Advances in computing for building systems present benefits and challenges for facility managers.

Wireless Trends: Generation Next

As wireless sensor networks evolve, the potential benefits for facility management operations are increasing.

The Facility Technologist: Building Information Modeling

This approach to project documentation has the potential to synthesize the entire life cycle of a facility.

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

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

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.

The Facility Technologist: Become A “Super FM” With CMMS

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.

Green Solutions: Combined Heat And Power Helps Fuel Convention Center

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.

HVAC Trends: Rejuvenating HVAC

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

Trends: 2005 In Review

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

U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan unveiled the first working prototype of the $100 laptop Nov. 16 at the World Summit on the Information Society in...

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.

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