Web Exclusives Articles

Expanded stories from guest contributors are included within this category. FacilityBlog Web Exclusives share knowledge from industry experts on very specific subject areas. Case studies and application stories are posted here frequently.

building automation

Transformation Management

This strategic planning term may not be as familiar to facility managers as its more commonly used cousin: Change...Read More...

building automation

Cloud-Ready Office Space A Key Criterion?

Global IT traffic has increased more than fourfold in the past five years and will increase threefold over the next five years, according to a 2013 report from...Read More...

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Roofing Contractors Recognized For Installations

The 2014 Partner in Quality Award from Firestone Building Products highlights 189 outstanding roofing...Read More...

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Vertical Planes Are The Future Of The Office

In considering the future of the office, vertical planes—or walls—are one of the most under-used surfaces. Conceptual applications incorporate V.I.A.—or vertical intelligent architecture—as a way to create intelligent...Read More...

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Commentary: Why Climate Change Matters

Jeff Johnson, chief science officer at Schneider Electric, notes that quantifying the forces at play, both man-made and natural, is still a work in progress—as is accurately projecting future...Read More...

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AT&T Saves Almost $4 Million Annually By Powering Down Computers At Night

For these efforts, the AT&T Energy Team—a team under the direction of the Senior Energy Director whose sole focus is energy management—was named an ENERGY STAR Low Carbon IT Champion in...Read More...

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The ABCs Of VOCs In Facilities

There are thousands of different VOCs and they have two things in common—they contain carbon, and they evaporate...Read More...

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Web Exclusive: An Age Of Transparency

Rooting out potentially harmful chemicals from the products they specify is increasingly important to facility managers. TFM spoke with Roger McFadden, senior scientist for Staples, Inc. about this...Read More...

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Web Exclusive: Getting Back To Business

When disaster hits a facility, it can be devastating, but with intensive planning an organization can get back on its...Read More...

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Web Exclusive: Green Cleaning or Greenwashing?

A resource for facility managers, the Green Guides from the Federal Trade Commission address marketing claims on "green" products and...Read More...