Facility Management Articles

Articles in this section provide insight into how facility managers can keep on top of what they need to know to sustain their careers.

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Emergency Preparedness Planning Essentials

The following article relays 10 things that any emergency preparedness/business continuity plan should...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: What Works For Water Conservation?

Increasingly, water shortages and quality are an important facility management...Read More...

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National Institute of Building Sciences Celebrates 40 Years

Forty years ago, the United States Congress authorized the establishment of the National Institute of Building Sciences when President Gerald Ford signed the Housing and Community Development Act into law on August 22,...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Sitting Without A Chair

Would you trust a Chairless Chair to support your body weight? Or is it just a gimmick that's cashing in on the robotics craze? What do facility managers and engineers...Read More...

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REAL STREET Expo Offers CCIM’s CRE Courses

Accredited commercial real estate courses from the CCIM Institute will be featured at Group C Media's new REAL STREET Expo, which will take place February 11-12, 2015 at the LVH/Westgate Las Vegas...Read More...

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Facility Management In Space!

The Facility Ops Challenge, developed by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), Total Learning Research Institute (TLRI), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), empowers students to perform as facility managers responsible for maintaining a virtual base on Mars while learning about building systems and the importance of...Read More...

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Web Exclusive: How To Empower Energy And Facility Managers With Analytics

Because analytics empowers energy efficiency, it saves money. Because analytics enables fms to focus on ROI of projects, it can help to increase corporate...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Locating Scouting Priorities

How do facilities management professionals prioritize factors when searching for a new...Read More...

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July/August 2014 (Volume 27, Number 6)

While the summer months may signify a slower pace for some professions, facility managers keep especially busy with improvements to take them into the harsher months...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Lighting ROI Discussions

Facility managers must communicate how much money they will save in order to convince top management that these efforts can fund their lighting maintenance in perpetuity....Read More...