Technology and FM Articles

In this column, Tom Condon explores how technology permeates the facility management (FM) domain. Formerly “The Facility Technologist,” this column provides insight into how the interaction of “Technology and FM” continues to expand.

Matt McLaurin.

Technology And FM: The Enernet – The Next Frontier?

The creation of smart energy infrastructure may borrow from principles from the architecture of the... ...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...

Condon

Technology And FM: Communications Central

Facility command centers are becoming more valuable, not only for day to day operations but in emergency... ...Read More...

Crosby

Technology and FM: Building A Green Data Center

Whether or not the organization is pursuing LEED certification, setting a clear path to sustainable goals is... ...Read More...

Condon

Technology and FM: Disaster Tech

When planning for possible threats, don’t forget this aspect of your facility workings. From the October 2013... ...Read More...

Technology and FM: Securing Perimeters

From wire detection to the latest video analytics, there are many ways to protect exteriors. From the August 2013... ...Read More...

Technology and FM: COBie Data Format

This building modeling tool facilitates the exchange of project information. From the June 2013... ...Read More...

Technology and FM: The Internet Of Things

Smarter facilities may become a reality through a burgeoning number of IP addresses. From the April 2013... ...Read More...

Technology and FM: Integrating Security Systems

Physical Security Information Management (PSIM) connects facility resources into a common platform to deliver unified... ...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Video Beyond Borders

The use of this expanded format imagery in facilities is no longer confined to traditional monitors.... ...Read More...