In-Depth Articles Articles

These feature stories include coverage of the issues faced by facility managers, case studies from the facility manager’s perspective, and special reports.

Cathedral Ceiling

Services & Maintenance: Problem Ceilings

Common issues to address involve aesthetics and... ...Read More...

Emergency Communications

FM Issue: Message Received?

To optimize emergency communications, analyzing risks is only the... ...Read More...

Hilton Los Angeles

Hotel Case Study: Welcome Upgrades

To make energy improvements, a California hotel tapped into PACE... ...Read More...

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Furniture Trends: Setting The Stage

Creating a workplace fit for today and the future requires insight from facility... ...Read More...

American University Green Roof

Services & Maintenance: Greener Groundskeeping

The SITES rating system aims to generate the sustainability and resiliency of... ...Read More...

OPEX

Manufacturing Case Study: Optimized Production

Since 2012, a manufacturing facility in New Jersey has operated on solar... ...Read More...

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FM Issue: Cybersecurity Evolution

As facilities systems increasingly intersect with IT infrastructure, protection is... ...Read More...

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Lighting Trends: Lighting Controls Update

Revisions to codes and standards impact lighting control systems, while continued developments in LED lighting serve facility management... ...Read More...

Energy modeling provides multiple insights, and one of these is how much energy individual facility systems are currently using—alongside the potential reductions that would result from conservation measures. (Image: VFA, Inc.)

Services & Maintenance: Energy Improvement Plans

Maximize benefits by integrating conservation measures into long-term capital... ...Read More...

Dunklin School

K-12 Case Study: Education Renovation

New facility systems and equipment improve the learning environment in a St. Louis,... ...Read More...