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.

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Green Cleaning Trends: Cleaning With Electrolyzed Water

This chemical free process may help facilities further green maintenance goals. From the October 2013...Read More...

Energy Management Trends: The Power Of Plugs

A growing share of facility energy use comes from plug loads. From the September 2013...Read More...

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Security Trends: Elevating Safeguards

Security tools broaden access control capabilities, with an eye on increased mobility. From the August 2013...Read More...

Web Based FM Trends: The Internet Of Things

While not quite here yet, going “IP all the way” can reduce the complexity of building system networks. From the July 2013...Read More...

Building Automation Trends: Building Automation Evolution

Myriad levels of interaction characterize the next generation of facility controls. From the June 2013...Read More...

Furniture Trends: Productive Provisions

In choosing furnishings, facility managers are aware of the way today’s occupants are working. From the May 2013...Read More...

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Lighting Trends: Lighting Decisions

A survey of TFM readers provides insight on current and future system upgrades. From the April 2013...Read More...

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Data Center Trends: Driving The Data Center

Keeping a close eye on equipment performance is key to reliability and efficiency. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility...Read More...

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HVAC Trends: Refrigerant Update

As the phaseout of the high global warming impact substances used in HVAC/R equipment ramps up, research on suitable alternatives...Read More...

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IAQ Trends: Conundrum In The Air

Ensuring healthy indoor environments often challenges energy efficiency measures....Read More...