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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.

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New Product Flash: PATeye by Solar Bright

This real-time visual warning system alerts motorists and others to icy surface conditions on roads, bridges, parking facilities, sidewalks, and loading...Read More...

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Today’s Facility Manager | October 2014 Issue

In this issue, TFM's Annual Green Report includes a selection of articles addressing a variety of sustainability...Read More...

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Office Bullying Plagues Workers According To CareerBuilder’s New Study

The schoolyard practice isn't confined to the schoolyard anymore; it can effect workers across all races, job levels, and educational...Read More...

Chipperfield is vice president of marketing and communications for Green Seal, Inc. (www.greenseal.org), a non-profit organization that is a standards developer and certification body. The original “Green Seal of Approval” was founded in 1989.

Services & Maintenance: All-Around Green Clean

Cleaning products have an impact on the environment and the workers, so an effective program must be executed...Read More...

Stewart is Managing Principal and CSO of Newcastle Consulting, LLC, a Leesburg, VA firm that provides strategic security management services. He has 25 years of experience in both the public and private sectors as a security practitioner and physical security systems designer.  

FM Issue: Managing Security Services

An effective security program requires communicating key...Read More...

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Facility Retrofit: Green Roof Revisit

At Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, MI, a vegetative roof is thriving after more than a decade in...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Trigeneration Vs. Cogeneration

One facility manager is looking for feedback on cogeneration (combined heat and power) compared to trigeneration (combined cooling, heat and power) to generate electricity...Read More...

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LEED Case Study: Triple LEED For Wyndham Headquarters

Wyndham Worldwide continues on a sustainable path for its headquarters campus in Parsippany,...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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Webinar: Building Success Story: Age Doesn’t Matter When It Comes To Energy Efficiency

Attend this webinar and find out how to improve efficiencies in older facilities easily with little to no capital investment....Read More...