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.

Services & Maintenance: Light Bright

Services & Maintenance: Light Bright

Contributor Mary Claire Frazier discusses an an intelligent approach to lamp maintenance, disposal, and...Read More...

Green Solutions: Energy Savings Across The Board

Green Solutions: Energy Savings Across The Board

Since 2000, a comprehensive conservation approach has resulted in millions of dollars in savings for Trizec Properties....Read More...

Security Trends: One Step Ahead

Security Trends: One Step Ahead

Working with information technologists to integrate physical and electronic security measures can help protect a...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...

Sustainable By Design: Green Globes To Seek Certification As An ANSI Standard

Sustainable By Design: Green Globes To Seek Certification As An ANSI Standard

Introduced to the U.S. market from Canada in 2004, this building rating system may be a good fit for some sustainable projects....Read More...

Green Solutions: Solar Power Installation Steps Up Energy Strategy

Green Solutions: Solar Power Installation Steps Up Energy Strategy

A warehousing operation in California decided to implement solar power at its two...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Dispelling The Myths

Services & Maintenance: Dispelling The Myths

Access control in a stand-alone mode is not necessarily good...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...

IAQ Trends: Danger In The Air

IAQ Trends: Danger In The Air

Harmful VOCs may be endangering the health of building occupants. Find out the latest VOC that has experts concerned and the best ways to lessen its impact....Read More...