Education Articles

Keeping up to date on facility management credentials can be a challenge, but these events, Q&A columns, videos, podcasts, webinars, white papers, and case studies are helpful professional development reference tools.

FREE WHITE PAPER: Physical Security In Mission Critical Facilities

Physical security is critical to achieving availability goals of mission critical facilities. Security of the data center accounts for it’s surroundings as well as data processing equipment inside and the systems supporting them. In this paper, systems for providing secure facilities are recommended and best practices for physical security are... ...Read More...

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FREE WHITE PAPER: Demand Control Ventilation Benefits For Your Building

DCV can provide good indoor air quality while also delivering substantial energy and cost savings...especially for facilities and zones with highly variable and unpredictable occupancy, such as meeting rooms, classrooms, theaters, auditoriums, gyms, cafeterias/restaurants, retail stores, and... ...Read More...

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Setting The PACE: Commercial Retrofit Financing

"Setting The PACE: Commercial Retrofit Financing," is a new white paper offering an overview of the commercial PACE market that is geared towards the commercial building owner community.... ...Read More...

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Missed the Lighting Codes and Controls Webinar?

Presented by TFM and NEMA's enLIGHTen America Initiative, this February 14 webinar focused on energy and green codes for lighting controls. Three experts from NEMA member companies discussed technologies and strategies, how the codes figure in, and the results that can be... ...Read More...

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NEMA Presents: Codes and Controls Webinar

Join NEMA presenters Michael Jouaneh, Rita Renner, and Thomas Leonard who will discuss commercial building energy and green code requirements for lighting controls.... ...Read More...

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Advanced Boiler Control White Paper by Lochinvar

Smart boiler control is a natural progression and it’s not over yet. There is a future out there for even smarter boiler control – wireless communications, internet access, e-mail reports of faults. Super smart boiler control is a lot closer than you... ...Read More...

Enhancing Building Performance To Improve Your Bottom Line

Learn what Facebook and SAP already know. Get the "Enhancing Building Performance" white paper to learn how everyday facilities professionals are becoming heroes to their... ...Read More...

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Learn How a Best-Run Company Reduces Energy Consumption and Operating Costs

What can you learn about maximizing energy efficiency from the largest global business software provider?... ...Read More...

Fine-Tuning Green Building Performance Measurements Using Electric Submeters

The level of sophisticated energy profiling needed by high-volume consumers is unobtainable using the standard utility meter found at the facility’s main electrical service entrance. In response to the need for more granularity in terms of the energy intelligence needed to optimize today’s facility operations, electric submeters continue to provide a cost-effective way to help identify literally thousands of dollars in reduced energy savings... ...Read More...

Transitioning to LED Lighting Technology: MaxLite Helps Facilities Reduce Lighting Energy

The Bottom Line — A hypothetical facility switches to LED lighting and saves $216,268 over the lifetime of the LED... ...Read More...