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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.

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.

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.

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part Two

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

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part One

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Facility Technologist: Information Technology Spaces – Planning For Special Needs

Don't expect others to create safe havens for the technology that keeps your company running.

The Facility Technologist: Smart Cards – More Than Just Access Control

Move over magnetic stripe cards, smart cards gain ground, thanks to the open-source Java Card standard.

IP Telephony: Treating Space As Enterprise Applications

If there is a high rate of churn, occupancy information is constantly changing and has an unfortunate habit of being left unreported. Because churn isn't likely to decrease in these type environments, keeping track of space is a big problem.

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