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.
Focus On: FurnitureJuly 1st, 2014
In this web exclusive product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market.
Do Workplace Wellness Initiatives Go Far Enough?July 1st, 2014
Employers "care about my health," say workers, but could do more to back it up. Two out of three employees surveyed feel their employer cares, but fewer see tangible
Question Of The Week: What’s Your Facility Management Background?June 30th, 2014
Everyone seems to have a different career path in the facilities profession; how would you describe
Channel Spotlight: Lighting Controls By SiemensJune 27th, 2014
In this Lighting Control Channel, find out how Siemens Gamma can provide lighting levels that are precisely what building’s occupants
Friday Funny: Why Don’t We Get Anything Done?June 27th, 2014
Employers share the most unusual things they've caught employees doing when they should have been
Tricks Of The Trade: WiFi ThermostatsJune 26th, 2014
There are many WiFi stats that have come on the market in recent years with a varying degree of cost and capabilities. The question comes down to what you are looking to accomplish, and the user interface can be key.
Commentary: Why Climate Change MattersJune 26th, 2014
Jeff Johnson, chief science officer at Schneider Electric, notes that quantifying the forces at play, both man-made and natural, is still a work in progress—as is accurately projecting future
A Failure To Communicate: Disconnect Between Purchasers And Operators Costs BillionsJune 26th, 2014
To help lower operating expenses, companies must consider the total cost of ownership when purchasing new equipment. By purchasing slightly more expensive gear that is more efficient, manufacturers can save massively on electricity costs over the
FM Alert: Revisiting TFM Facility Executive Of The Year WinnersJune 25th, 2014
This first in the series is from the winner of the 2013 Award, J.B. Messer, director of facilities management at Oklahoma City Community College.