Facility Retrofit Articles

NEW FOR MARCH 2014! This column focuses on a specific facility improvement—and the results it has delivered—from the facility manager’s point of view.

Roger Gaudette.

Facility Retrofit: Green Roof Revisit

At Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI, a vegetative roof is thriving after more than a decade in... ...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...

Kroger

Facility Retrofit: Energy Milestone

The Kroger Co. made changes resulting in its 500th ENERGY STAR certified... ...Read More...

Implemented in concert with other sustainability focused strategies, daylighting helps to enhance students’ performance by providing a healthier learning environment. (Photo: Solatube.)

Facility Retrofit: Delivering Daylighting

NEW COLUMN! In this new Facility Retrofit Column, find out how the Douglas County School District in Colorado brings in natural light to classrooms and common... ...Read More...