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.

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FM Issue: Safer And Stronger

As part of a campus-wide risk management initiative, the University of Iowa focuses on fire...Read More...

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Data Center Trends: Monitoring Data Centers

Paramount to their operation is keeping tabs on power...Read More...

The City of Philadelphia stepped up its composting efforts during its city marathon in November 2012. (Photo: SCA.)

Services & Maintenance: Composting Programs

Processing organic waste for a second purpose can significantly reduce what goes to...Read More...

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FM Issue: Withstand The Weather

Protecting against the elements is a primary role for roofs, and maintenance is...Read More...

Data made available through a digital automation system may be used for both informational purposes (such as to facility guests) or as actionable data for the facility management staff. (Photo: KMC Controls.)

HVAC Trends: Controls Conversion

For HVAC systems, moving from pneumatic to digital streamlines operations and...Read More...

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High Tech Case Study: Fitting In

Bringing a new data center online in less than three months called for a coordinated, creative...Read More...

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2013 Trends Recap

A look at the topics covered over the past year provides a peek into what will be top of mind in...Read More...

An imbalanced HVAC system led to mold growth in this facility. The mold became apparent on the ceiling around the ceiling supply air diffuser. (Photo: Michael P. Menz, CET.)

Services & Maintenance: Indoor Air Concerns

Addressing complaints and suspected problems calls for a targeted inspection....Read More...

Senior Living Case Study: Active Enhancements

In Wichita Falls, TX, a new gathering space has enlivened a nursing and rehab...Read More...

FM Issue: Brawn Over Buzz

In cultivating a smart building with integrated systems, facility managers can “show, share, and...Read More...