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Since 1988, Today’s Facility Manager (formerly Business Interiors) has been covering the key disciplines of facility management in print. This area of the site is where all magazine articles are archived.

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July/August 2014 (Volume 27, Number 6)

While the summer months may signify a slower pace for some professions, facility managers keep especially busy with improvements to take them into the harsher months...Read More...

Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Lighting ROI Discussions

Facility managers must communicate how much money they will save in order to convince top management that these efforts can fund their lighting maintenance in perpetuity....Read More...

Cool Roofs

Special Feature: Reflective Roofs

When lowering HVAC energy demands is a goal, the most effective choice is not...Read More...

Bradley Eye Wash

Special Feature: Emergency Shower Selection

The newest technologies can elevate worker...Read More...

Sonic repellents

Services & Maintenance: Customized Bird Control

Factors such as setting, occupancy, and specific concerns influence...Read More...

Jim Kohl

Technology And FM: Wireless Control For Older Facilities

A lighter footprint makes this approach an attractive one for controlling building systems in existing...Read More...

Load Bank

FM Issue: Testing Emergency Generators

A panel of experts discusses the role of load banks in assessing system...Read More...

Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Getting Up To Speed

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom provides advice on how to get started in the field of facilities...Read More...

Bollards for Security

Exterior Security Trends: The Long View

Protecting people and property requires a risk assessment and relevant...Read More...

Biometric hand scanner

Facility Retrofit: Biometric Entry

Students need 24/7 access to their facilities, which involves late nights. They lobbied school administrators for a security solution that would keep them safe. They even funded a project that made the installation a...Read More...