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.

2008 Trends Recap: From One Year Into The Next

It was another year in which innovation and new ideas helped the facility management profession move into the future. This recap takes a look at what trends made an... ...Read More...

Wireless Trends: Being Heard From Inside And Out

Digital Antenna Systems (DAS) are helping facility managers improve cellular signals and wireless connectivity in their... ...Read More...

Green Purchasing Trends: Awash In The Green Product Cycle

Third party certification is helping facility managers decide what products meet environmental standards in order to avoid... ...Read More...

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Office Technology Trends: A Change in Direction

Office machines once considered essential have been pushed aside by newer... ...Read More...

Security Trends: Threats In The Dark

New security technology helps facility managers monitor dangers in the... ...Read More...

Fire Management Trends: Escaping The Ring of Fire

During a fire, facility managers need to evacuate employees and protect the building's... ...Read More...

Furniture Trends: Horse Before Cart

Rather than forcing users to adapt, furniture is finally presenting practical, yet creative,... ...Read More...

Lighting Trends: Reinventing Light

New economic and environmental realities are pushing lighting technology into the next... ...Read More...

ADA Trends: Accessibility For All

From plumbing to public computers, there are more ways than ever for facilities to provide... ...Read More...

Roofing Trends: Beyond The Call Of Duty

With new energy efficient strategies, it is time roofing contributed more than protection from the... ...Read More...