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.
By integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, facility managers can realize energy savings and make better use of their
From uncertainty in 2005 toward new technologies and a rebounding furniture market in
Various technologies can be used to combat dead zones, holes, espionage, and
By overcoming initial hesitations, facility managers can turn a wireless system into a company
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,
What can facility managers do about rising prices? One solution is to purchase their energy with the most cost effective strategy available.
From site selection to data protection, a variety of technologies can help facilities
A daylighting system installed at a Patagonia warehouse and distribution center in Reno, NV reduces energy bills and increases productivity.
Crane's tongue-in-cheek perspective explains how to maintain facilities and lower budget costs at the same time. From the September 2005 issue.