Topics Articles

The primary disciplines of facility management—building envelope & exteriors, construction & retrofits, energy, environment, facility management, interiors, safety, security, technology—along with other important topics are included in this section.

Water Sense

WaterSense Revises Program To Label Professional Certification Programs

Latest changes will extend the benefits of the WaterSense program to all irrigation professionals certified by WaterSense labeled...Read More...

Building Automation

FM Issue: Building Automation Analytics

This technologically based concept allows facility professionals to harness building data to reach goals and elevate department...Read More...

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The Gordian Group Acquires RSMeans, Combines Two Industry Leaders

The RSMeans acquisition reflects The Gordian Group’s commitment to assembling best-in-class solutions for the facility owners, contractors, and other stakeholders in the construction industry....Read More...

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New Product Flash: HOBO Plug Load Logger from Onset

Capable of storing 1.9 million measurements, this device logs the power and energy consumption of 120V plug loads from office equipment, vending machines, and the...Read More...

Workplace Violence

What Companies Can Do To Stem Rising Workplace Violence

Lockton report takes a look at the four types of workplace violence and how companies can protect...Read More...

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Transformation Management

This strategic planning term may not be as familiar to facility managers as its more commonly used cousin: Change...Read More...

Green Schools Alliance

Green Schools Alliance Teams With Noveda For Energy And Water Management

All GSA member schools will now have access to cutting-edge energy and water monitoring systems as well as other advanced analytics tools and conservation technologies provided by Noveda Technologies....Read More...

Channel Spotlight: Building Envelope By Firestone Building Products

By taking the entire building envelope into consideration, Firestone Building Products can provide complete roof, wall, and specialty product solutions....Read More...

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Friday Funny: What Does Social Media Say About You?

Your social media presence can help—OR harm—you in the eyes of potential...Read More...

EPA Building Battle

125 Cassidy Turley Properties To Compete In EPA ENERGY STAR Team Challenge

In the spirit of popular weight-loss competitions, Cassidy Turley will compete against other participants across the country to work off energy and water waste through improvements in energy and water efficiency, with help from EPA's ENERGY STAR...Read More...