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.

FM Frequency: Data Center Planning

FM Frequency: Data Center Planning

Facility management participation in this task can prove valuable for critical facilities according to FM Frequency Columnist Jeff...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Coming To Facilities Soon…

The Facility Technologist: Coming To Facilities Soon…

Thinking Cameras, IP Everywhere, Mini Data Centers, And Compatible...Read More...

Professional Development: The Benefits Of Integration

Professional Development: The Benefits Of Integration

Contributor Mike DeNamur explains how the removal of crossed signals may ease communications problems....Read More...

HVAC Trends: Rejuvenating HVAC

HVAC Trends: Rejuvenating HVAC

By integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, facility managers can realize energy savings and make better use of their...Read More...

Trends: 2005 In Review

Trends: 2005 In Review

From uncertainty in 2005 toward new technologies and a rebounding furniture market in...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Cell Phones And Facilities

The Facility Technologist: Cell Phones And Facilities

Various technologies can be used to combat dead zones, holes, espionage, and...Read More...

Wireless Trends: The Case For Wireless

Wireless Trends: The Case For Wireless

By overcoming initial hesitations, facility managers can turn a wireless system into a company...Read More...

Look out education FMs: MIT presents the $100 laptop

Look out education FMs: MIT presents the $100 laptop

U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan unveiled the first working prototype of the $100 laptop Nov. 16 at the World Summit on the Information Society in Tunis, Tunisia. Annan was joined by Nicholas Negroponte, chairman and co-founder of the Media Lab at MIT, in presenting the laptop to the gathering. The $100 laptop, first announced by Negroponte at the World Economic Forum in January 2005, is an ultra-low-cost,...Read More...

FM Issue: Getting A Handle On Energy Costs

FM Issue: Getting A Handle On Energy Costs

What can facility managers do about rising prices? One solution is to purchase their energy with the most cost effective strategy available....Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Planning For Disasters

The Facility Technologist: Planning For Disasters

From site selection to data protection, a variety of technologies can help facilities...Read More...