Facility management is about the men and women in the trenches, and the magazine’s columnist are some of the most experienced professionals out there. Find out about how they deal with the challenges in the field.
The HVAC Factor: Variable Refrigerant FlowNovember 7th, 2012
This heating and cooling strategy enables facility managers to implement tighter control on energy use and occupant
FM Frequency: Green Is In The Eye Of The BeholderOctober 24th, 2012
Any effort to increase sustainability is positive, unless it’s not. What defines sustainability for an organization depends on a variety of factors.
Renewable Energy: The Air We BreatheOctober 23rd, 2012
The relationship between the chemical content of building materials and occupant health is gaining renewed attention. This installment of "Renewable Energy" shifts its focus from alternative power to conversations about "chemicals of concern."
Tricks Of The Trade: Career Advice In A Difficult Employment ClimateOctober 17th, 2012
When the opportunity to transition from maintenance to management presents itself, what steps should a person take to be best
Tricks Of The Trade: Global Trends In Integrated Facilities ManagementOctober 8th, 2012
IFM is a very respected process; its practices and techniques should be learned fully. There is no short cut, and in most cases, an fm is simply passing through in the life of an organization; the person’s legacy is what is left behind for the next generation of career fm. So why isn't it widely practiced around the
Professional Development: Reactive, Preventive, Or PredictiveSeptember 21st, 2012
When maintenance “strategies” are unplanned, organizations can experience premature equipment failure, reduction in occupant satisfaction, and higher prices for repairs and equipment
Tricks Of The Trade: Vibration AnalysisSeptember 20th, 2012
Are there any existing studies that examine the issue of vibration analysis? I'm thinking about adopting a program and would appreciate
The Facility Technologist: Data Center EvolutionSeptember 17th, 2012
From “chicken coops” to cathedrals, today’s data centers come in new shapes and
Professional Development: Navigating Job Order ContractingAugust 30th, 2012
A tried and true procurement method gets a fresh look. This procurement method enables facility managers to complete numerous projects with one