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Since 1988, Today’s Facility Manager (formerly Business Interiors) has been covering the key disciplines of facility management in print. This area of the site is where all magazine articles are archived.

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FM Issue: Safer And Stronger

As part of a campus-wide risk management initiative, the University of Iowa focuses on fire...Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Transitioning To Facility Management

One reader writes to TFM Guru Folsom and asks, "What advice would you have regarding how to begin the transition from a construction career into facility...Read More...

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Data Center Trends: Monitoring Data Centers

Paramount to their operation is keeping tabs on power...Read More...

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Focus On: Plumbing & Water Conservation

In this web exclusive product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market....Read More...

Implemented in concert with other sustainability focused strategies, daylighting helps to enhance students’ performance by providing a healthier learning environment. (Photo: Solatube.)

Facility Retrofit: Delivering Daylighting

NEW COLUMN! In this new Facility Retrofit Column, find out how the Douglas County School District in Colorado brings in natural light to classrooms and common...Read More...

The City of Philadelphia stepped up its composting efforts during its city marathon in November 2012. (Photo: SCA.)

Services & Maintenance: Composting Programs

Processing organic waste for a second purpose can significantly reduce what goes to...Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Furthering Facilities Careers

While many facility management professionals have substantial "hands on" experience, certifications and accreditation advice is often...Read More...

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FM Issue: Withstand The Weather

Protecting against the elements is a primary role for roofs, and maintenance is...Read More...

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Renewable Energy: Solar Power And Life Safety

Facilities with photovoltaic installations can pose additional challenges to firefighting efforts, and planning is...Read More...

Data made available through a digital automation system may be used for both informational purposes (such as to facility guests) or as actionable data for the facility management staff. (Photo: KMC Controls.)

HVAC Trends: Controls Conversion

For HVAC systems, moving from pneumatic to digital streamlines operations and...Read More...