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.

Trends: 2005 In Review

Trends: 2005 In Review

From uncertainty in 2005 toward new technologies and a rebounding furniture market in 2006. By Brian Kraemer Published in the December 2005 issue of Today’s Facility Manager War, high gas prices, and economic uncertainty are all things that 2005 will be remembered for in the future. However, new technologies and a rebounding furniture market have put an optimistic shine on 2006. In addition, the green building...Read More...

Wireless Trends: The Case For Wireless

Wireless Trends: The Case For Wireless

By overcoming initial hesitations, facility managers can turn a wireless system into a company...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Aerial View

Services & Maintenance: Aerial View

Facility managers can use technology to stay on top of roof...Read More...

FM Issue: Getting A Handle On Energy Costs

FM Issue: Getting A Handle On Energy Costs

What can facility managers do about rising prices? One solution is to purchase their energy with the most cost effective strategy available....Read More...

Green Solutions: Energy Performance Contracts & Deferred Maintenance

Green Solutions: Energy Performance Contracts & Deferred Maintenance

Faced with tight budgets, the utilities manager at an Illinois public university found these contracts would help further his goal to increase systems efficiency....Read More...

FM Issue Web Bonus: Options Can Help To Reduce Energy Costs

As the energy market evolves, so have the options that facilities have to control these...Read More...

Sustainable Design Trends: Green Wants You

New environmental solutions help transition buildings into sustainability. From the October 2005 issue....Read More...

FM Issue: Prepared For An Audit?

FM Issue: Prepared For An Audit?

It's possible to add value to environmental health and safety...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Furnishings Renewed

Services & Maintenance: Furnishings Renewed

The refurbishing option offers both economic and environmental benefits....Read More...

Green Solutions: Let The Sun Shine In

Green Solutions: Let The Sun Shine In

A daylighting system installed at a Patagonia warehouse and distribution center in Reno, NV reduces energy bills and increases productivity....Read More...