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.
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
New Product Flash: SmartStruxure Lite by Schneider ElectricAugust 5th, 2014
This integrated building management system is designed to meet the distinct needs of facility managers of small and medium sized
Renewable Energy: Pursuing Multi-Site SolarAugust 5th, 2014
When seeking to install this type of system at more than one facility, several strategies may help facilitate the