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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.

Special Report: Picking The Fluff Off A Heap

Special Report: Picking The Fluff Off A Heap

Throwing away garbage doesn't mean it will never turn up in a building...Read More...

FM Issue: Fire Management and Building Codes

FM Issue: Fire Management and Building Codes

In providing an effective fire safety system, building codes are a significant part of the...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Asset Tagging

The Facility Technologist: Asset Tagging

From simple bar codes to far reaching radio signals, this electronic management strategy can put facility managers in...Read More...

IAQ Trends: The Invisible Menace

IAQ Trends: The Invisible Menace

Nanoparticles in the airstream can contribute to bad IAQ and health problems in facilities....Read More...

Green Solutions: Dimming The Lights

Green Solutions: Dimming The Lights

Lighting with individual controls is saving energy and money in a multi-function data center....Read More...

Sustainable By Design: A Look Into Wind Energy

Sustainable By Design: A Look Into Wind Energy

With renewable energy sources gaining more attention, power from the wind is one to consider....Read More...

Green Solutions: Water Treatment An All-Around Performer

Green Solutions: Water Treatment An All-Around Performer

The installation of a dealkalyzer system at a manufacturing plant saves more than one million gallons of water...Read More...

Professional Development: The European Facility Manager

Professional Development: The European Facility Manager

Guest Contributor Fred Kloet feels the groundwork for a global interpretation of the profession is being prepared...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Outer Limits

Services & Maintenance: Outer Limits

Assessing the condition of the exterior elements of a facility on a regular basis helps to maximize...Read More...

Life Cycle Management Trends Bonus: An Overview

Life Cycle Management Trends Bonus: An Overview

How do facilities benefit from a systematic approach?...Read More...