Preventive maintenance programs have become standard practice, but they may miss variations in real-time conditions: The case for predictive maintenance.
An expert highlights how new systems help first responders deploy their resources more efficiently during building evacuations.
An expert explains the how the architecture of sound masking systems, which largely determines their performance, has evolved.
The transition from closed offices to open concepts may solve the problem of paper clutter, but has the problem merely been converted to digital form?
A guide to the who, what and why of rolling out the latest generation of integrated workplace management systems (IWMS).
Kitchener Public Library’s $40-million renovation and expansion, completed in September 2014, responded to a new digital reality.
The search for tech solutions that will address all priorities competing for limited capital has led some to put the technology “cart before the horse”.
Experts share how facility managers can fully capture the benefits made available in BIM throughout the building life cycle.
LED technology has become a simple, most cost-effective way to not only cut operating costs, but also measurably reduce environmental impact.
UNESCO has proclaimed 2015 the International Year of Light to shine a beacon on scientific achievements, reflect on possibilities and promote a spectrum of related economic and sustainable development objectives
On-the-job experience alone can create great employees, but continuing FM education keeps facility managers progressing in their careers.
The 1970s and 1980s cubicle layout was something of an anomaly in the evolving workplace, says Doug Lucy, director of marketing, AgilQuest. Speaking in an
Energy conservation programs, from audits to cost-effective measures for savings, have been a mainstay of consumption reduction strategy. However, existing buildings have the potential to
Properly implemented building information modeling can put critical facility information at the touch of the fingertips via smartphone or tablet.
Maintaining a building like the Royal Ontario Museum is not easy. Facility managers must balance visitor needs with exhibition requirements.
Property managers must balance tenant satisfaction, building operations and sustainability trends when monitoring indoor air quality.
Hotel renovations are essential for staying competitive. But management must balance guest facing upgrades with non-guest facing improvements.