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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.

CoolRoof

FM Issue: Cool Roofing

This green approach is one way to reduce the environmental impact of a...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Keep It Clean

Services & Maintenance: Keep It Clean

Germ concerns boost restroom automation in some...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Data Centers Heating Up

The Facility Technologist: Data Centers Heating Up

Facility managers need to know which cooling system technologies can keep up with their equipment...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Keeping E-Waste Out Of The Landfill

Sustainable By Design: Keeping E-Waste Out Of The Landfill

Facility managers can help the...Read More...

Green Solutions: Cooling System Cuts Costs And Consumption

Green Solutions: Cooling System Cuts Costs And Consumption

Thermal energy storage is helping to reduce energy costs for one Colorado school...Read More...

Directions: Ensuring The Data Center

Directions: Ensuring The Data Center

Commissioning and conducting regular testing to identify problems ahead of time are key to reliable...Read More...

Professional Development: Combining Facility And Project Management

Professional Development: Combining Facility And Project Management

Contributor John Bodrozic shares communal software approaches that keep fms on top of construction projects....Read More...

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...