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.

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...

Green Solutions: Let The Sun Shine In

Green Solutions: Let The Sun Shine In

A daylighting system installed at a Patagonia warehouse and distribution center in Reno, NV reduces energy bills and increases productivity....Read More...

FM Frequency: Big Swings At Budget Time!

Crane's tongue-in-cheek perspective explains how to maintain facilities and lower budget costs at the same time. From the September 2005 issue....Read More...

Technology Trends: Perfecting The System

Technology Trends: Perfecting The System

Recent software advances allow facility manager to update building information more quickly and...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Managing Facility Information – From Cradle To Grave

The Facility Technologist: Managing Facility Information – From Cradle To Grave

Crucial information is often lost during facility life cycle transitions....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...