Posts Tagged ‘TFM-Oct-2012’

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October 2012 Issue (Volume 25, Number 10)

The route to a greener facility depends on many factors specific to the situation. But the goal of reducing negative impact on the environment is common to all who set out on the... ...Read More...

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FM Issue: Eyeing The End Result

An integrated project delivery approach to facility projects—during the construction phase—works to reduce life cycle... ...Read More...

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Alternative Energy Trends: Double Vision For Green Power

AT&T has enlisted the insight of its facility managers in its pursuit of increasing alternative energy use. In this article, the executive director of energy describes the company’s roadmap for alternative... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Healthcare Housekeeping

Is there an industry standard for housekeepers and maintenance technicians per square foot of healthcare... ...Read More...

With proper planning and knowledge of existing facility infrastructure, facility managers can maximize the reach and effectiveness of a security system. (Photo: Jupiterimages)

Services & Maintenance: Integrating Security Needs

When specifying this facility system, managers can leverage existing... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Evac Plans

Can you tell me what the general requirements or accepted practices are for locating evac... ...Read More...

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Professional Development: Changing Face Of Facility Management

As the profession evolves, more higher education institutions offer formalized... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Demand Response

What is it like to participate in a demand response program? Should facility managers prepare for any unwanted challenges or... ...Read More...

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The HVAC Factor: Variable Refrigerant Flow

This heating and cooling strategy enables facility managers to implement tighter control on energy use and occupant... ...Read More...

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LEED Case Study: Front And Center

A LEED Gold residence hall at North Carolina Central University Provides much needed housing, improves operations, and enhances student life, and... ...Read More...