Trends Articles

This feature takes a detailed look at some of the significant product related news that will be shaping the selection process for facility managers in the future.

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...

Sustainable Design Trends: Green Wants You

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

Technology Trends: Perfecting The System

Technology Trends: Perfecting The System

Recent software advances allow facility manager to update building information more quickly and...Read More...

Security Trends: The Path of Most Resistance

Security Trends: The Path of Most Resistance

Installing security systems in layers around the facility will decrease chances of a major security...Read More...

IAQ Trends: The Invisible Menace

IAQ Trends: The Invisible Menace

Nanoparticles in the airstream can contribute to bad IAQ and health problems in facilities....Read More...

Life Cycle Management Trends Bonus: An Overview

Life Cycle Management Trends Bonus: An Overview

How do facilities benefit from a systematic approach?...Read More...

Life Cycle Management Trends: The FM And The Environment

Life Cycle Management Trends: The FM And The Environment

By incorporating life cycle assessment into buildings, facility managers can lower their environmental footprint....Read More...

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HVAC Trends: Filtering Out The Rest

Advances in filter media and duct insulation help facility managers create productive, efficient work...Read More...

Security Trends: Changing Security Gears

Security Trends: Changing Security Gears

Sophisticated risk assessments and productive business plans are driving outsourcing and...Read More...