August 2012 Issue (Volume 25, Number 8)

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Today’s Facility Manager: August 2012 Tricks Of The Trade: Battery Operated Faucets, Data Management, and Pond Marshes | This long running TFM column is reintroduced with industry veteran Kevin Folsom digging in to answer reader questions about a variety of topics. FM Frequency: Handling A Delicate Subject | An amendment to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires workplaces to provide reasonable accommodations for nursing mothers. Professional Development: Navigating Job Order ContractingThis procurement method enables facility managers to complete numerous projects with one contract. The HVAC Factor: Energy Recovery Ventilation | Reducing the amount of new outdoor air required is possible with this type of technology. Services & Maintenance: Lighting That PerformsOutfitting this building system to interact with others—such as HVAC and security—streamlines performance and energy use. FM Issue: Signature Perimeter Security | Top managers at two prominent buildings provide insight on how to keep facilities safe. Green Roof Trends: From LEED To RoofPoint | A recently launched sustainable guideline focuses on roofing and its specific characteristics. Manufacturing Case Study: New And Improved | In Kansas City, MO, a greeting card maker has performed a sweeping overhaul of its facility. To subscribe to TFM, visit this link.

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