FM Issue Articles

Facility management related issues are often in the news. This monthly feature examines some of the more abstract, non-product concepts and challenges facility managers face in that regard.

FM Issue: Green Payback

FM Issue: Green Payback

Facility professionals around the country are making the business case for green design and...Read More...

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FM Issue: Office Design, Ergonomics, And The New Normal

The aging process and hidden disabilities challenge facility professionals on the quest for...Read More...

FM Issue: Preparing For The Inevitable

FM Issue: Preparing For The Inevitable

Planning for disasters can help facility professionals get their facilities up and running with minimal business...Read More...

FM Issue: Tax Breaks For Energy Efficiency

FM Issue: Tax Breaks For Energy Efficiency

Time is running out to qualify for tax deductions....Read More...

FM Issue: Life Safety In The Workplace

FM Issue: Life Safety In The Workplace

Preventive safety measures are key to managing facilities during catastrophic health situations....Read More...

FM Issue: Power To The Core

FM Issue: Power To The Core

Currently, the United States loses $80 billion per year due to power outages and interruptions, and the losses are accelerating. Utility demand continues to amplify. So how reliable are power sources?...Read More...

FM Issue Supplement: All That Glitters Is Green

FM Issue Supplement: All That Glitters Is Green

In the U.S., buildings are responsible for almost two-thirds of national electricity consumption and more than one-third of total primary energy use....Read More...

FM Issue: Green Extremes

FM Issue: Green Extremes

This past April, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA), headquartered in Washington, DC, dedicated its state of the art green...Read More...

FM Issue: Comply Or Die

FM Issue: Comply Or Die

Fire code violations can be expensive and threaten the safety of everyone in the facility. Prepare for a visit from the fire...Read More...

FM Issue: Planning for Integrated Building Services

FM Issue: Planning for Integrated Building Services

Intelligent buildings pave the way to interoperable systems and improved...Read More...