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: Integrating Security NeedsNovember 19th, 2012
When specifying this facility system, managers can leverage existing
LEED Case Study: Front And CenterOctober 26th, 2012
A LEED Gold residence hall at North Carolina Central University Provides much needed housing, improves operations, and enhances student life, and
Water Conservation and Treatment Trends: Where Blue Meets GreenOctober 12th, 2012
Some simple facility management decisions can help organizations get a better sense of natural resource usage. Strategic choices in plumbing equipment steadily reduce water costs and consumption.
Hotel Case Study: A Welcome ReturnOctober 3rd, 2012
Hit by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the recently reopened Hyatt Regency New Orleans—revamped and reconfigured—provides a place for both business and
FM Issue: Access To Data: Anytime, AnywhereSeptember 28th, 2012
Cloud and mobile technologies help facility professionals keep track of the ever increasing amount of data they manage, and some are using specific tools to help keep important data better organized.
Services & Maintenance: Proactive Energy ManagementSeptember 24th, 2012
Access to real-time and historical information on usage leads to more efficient operations. Also featured is a look into the lighting controls retrofit at the Empire State Building. Find out how intelligent energy management tools can help facility managers track power usage and gather actionable
Special Feature: Zeftron Nylon Business Leader Timothy BlountSeptember 18th, 2012
This special feature salutes the 20 year relationship between Zeftron®, fms, and
Services & Maintenance: Lighting That PerformsAugust 22nd, 2012
The convergence of lighting, networking, and sensors can deliver a broad building management solution. Outfitting the building's lighting system to interact with others—such as HVAC and security—streamlines performance and energy
FM Issue: Signature Perimeter SecurityAugust 21st, 2012
Security directors from two signature buildings (one in Chicago and another in Philadelphia) explain how they secure their buildings’ perimeters. A bonus article explains the important role of lighting in perimeter
Manufacturing Case Study: New And ImprovedAugust 21st, 2012
Posty Cards, Inc., a Kansas City, MO manufacturer of personalized corporate greeting cards was recognized with LEED Platinum certification in April 2012. This topped off a "once in a generation" expansion and renovation project for the 64 year old