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.
Channel Spotlight: Cooling By MovinCoolAugust 8th, 2014
Visit TFM's Portable Cooling Channel to find out more about MovinCool and its range of spot air
Friday Funny: Plumbing Tune UpAugust 8th, 2014
With all of their restroom experience, most facility managers know that their fixtures have hidden talents—some pipes can make music under the right conditions. Toilets have been known to hum when flushed, but those sounds are fairly difficult to manipulate. On the other hand, faucets can do impressive
FM Frequency: In-House SociologistAugust 7th, 2014
Among the many hats facility managers wear, the ability to field odd requests and mediate occupant disputes is a
Managing Multi-Site Retail Bank FacilitiesAugust 7th, 2014
This article by experts at DTZ recognizes that no matter the industry, facility managers are faced with diverse issues, particularly as the number of locations they’re responsible for increases.
Tricks Of The Trade: Prepping For Cold And Flu SeasonAugust 7th, 2014
Facility managers are in the position to provide convenient and accessible tools to help break the chain of germ transmission. These tools can include hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, paper towels (drying with towels can reduce the spread of germs up to 77%), soap, and facial
Services & Maintenance: New Life For Old CarpetAugust 7th, 2014
Considering recycling options for this facility asset should begin during its
Professional Development: Equipment FinancingAugust 7th, 2014
Finding the right strategy benefits more than the
Benefits Strategy And Benchmarking Survey Data ReleasedAugust 7th, 2014
The two biggest challenges identified by these participants are controlling benefit costs while attracting and retaining a competitive workforce.
EH&E, Brigham And Women’s Hospital Win IFMA Excellence AwardAugust 6th, 2014
The award honors a new approach—commissioned by BWH and designed by EH&E—that "sets a new benchmark" and establishes a "model of best practices" for the improvement of fire and life safety compliance during and after construction of healthcare