Technology Articles

Buildings aren’t just brick and mortar anymore; some can be as technologically complex as computers, due to building automation, interoperability, wifi, HVAC, and other high tech components.

Trends: 2007 Year In Review

Trends: 2007 Year In Review

TFM takes a look back at the most influential trends of...Read More...

FM Frequency: A Few Of My Favorite (Web) Things

They may not be raindrops on roses, but there are some things that make Jeff Crane...Read More...

FM Frequency: A Few Of My Favorite (Web) Things

FM Frequency: A Few Of My Favorite (Web) Things

They may not be raindrops on roses, but there are some things that make Jeff Crane happy. By Jeff Crane, P.E., LEED® APPublished in the December 2007 issue of Today’s Facility Manager When evaluating goals for 2008, facility managers (fms) might consider this column a resource for Web-based “favorite tools.” (And while none of the recommended sites have paid for the author’s use or endorsement, most...Read More...

Wireless Trends: Worry Free Wireless

Wireless Trends: Worry Free Wireless

Can facility managers trust wireless networks when hackers strive to violate...Read More...

Facility Fix: Work Order System Thwarts Campus Tryst!

Facility Fix: Work Order System Thwarts Campus Tryst!

With new work order management software, Chris Hill brought efficiency to a university's maintenance...Read More...

The Facility Technologist:  PSIM – The “Other” Intelligent System

The Facility Technologist: PSIM – The “Other” Intelligent System

An emerging security technology links all functions in the...Read More...

Green Trends: The Color Of Energy

Green Trends: The Color Of Energy

Before making purchases, facility managers need to define what the use of energy efficient technologies can do for their office building's carbon...Read More...

FM Issue: Fuel Trends In Standby Power Generation

FM Issue: Fuel Trends In Standby Power Generation

Gaseous and bi-fuel gensets offer alternatives to...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: The Wireless Facility

The Facility Technologist: The Wireless Facility

Unfettered communication technologies can offer...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Integrated Security

Services & Maintenance: Integrated Security

Some organizations can benefit from combining security functions with other building systems, since this often streamlines management and increases...Read More...