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.

Green Solutions: Hybrid Chiller Plant Meets The Needs Of An Evolving Building

Green Solutions: Hybrid Chiller Plant Meets The Needs Of An Evolving Building

The State of Massachusetts saves money on energy bills through a creative approach to HVAC system...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Carpet 101

Services & Maintenance: Carpet 101

New approaches clear the air for procurement, maintenance, and...Read More...

ADA Trends: Fifteen Years And Counting

ADA Trends: Fifteen Years And Counting

Facility professionals gain a fresh perspective on possible changes to the Americans With Disabilities Act....Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Construction Conservation

Sustainable By Design: Construction Conservation

Successfully executing a recycling plan for construction materials requires careful planning....Read More...

Green Solutions: Energy From The Earth Heats And Cools A Historic Building

Green Solutions: Energy From The Earth Heats And Cools A Historic Building

When the time came to overhaul its approach to heating and cooling, the City of Auburn, NY found success with a geothermal...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Document Management

Services & Maintenance: Document Management

Whether files are headed for destruction or storage, a secure approach helps to ensure information doesn't fall into the wrong...Read More...

Ergonomic Trends: Ergonomics Know How

Ergonomic Trends: Ergonomics Know How

As employees expect more, facility managers must be prepared to provide safe, comfortable furnishings....Read More...

FM Issue: Green Buying Guidelines

FM Issue: Green Buying Guidelines

Environmentally preferable purchasing puts long-term implications into perspective....Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Research At Rensselaer

Sustainable By Design: Research At Rensselaer

A prototype of an "active building envelope" developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute holds promise for heating and cooling in the future....Read More...

FM Issue: Getting Realistic About Roofing

FM Issue: Getting Realistic About Roofing

Proposed legislation would impact the effect of this building component on the bottom line....Read More...