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I am seeking input from facility management professionals who have had experience with voltage optimization in switch rooms.
For some people, living within the walls of a converted baseball stadium would be the ultimate fantasy. (Talk about your Field of Dreams!) And while baseball isn’t for everyone, just think about the pickup baseball games the kids will play.
The book was developed by a committee representing a diverse group of energy professionals drawn from ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), the Department of Energy (DOE), and the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
IMS Research has recently released its annual intelligent building trends white paper. These predictions for 2013 and beyond serve to provide insight into key trends and opportunities in the intelligent buildings industry.
An hourly rated wall—rated as high as three hours—is often required to separate building areas or occupancy types to meet the IBC requirement for life safety. For architects, builders, and engineers, that traditionally has meant using a rated eight‐inch or 10‐inch concrete block wall on a concrete foundation, but with this recent test exceeding hour‐rating expectations, that may no longer be the case.
My question is about the practicality of digital blueprints and other oversized, large scale documents related to facilities management. I am looking for feedback from others who can share their experiences.
What app is missing from your facility management toolbox? Is there some kind of mobile app you’d use on a regular basis that could help make the operations and maintenance process easier? Please fill out the brief survey and help the tech team at Today’s Facility Manager design your ideal app.
Cintas’ annual “Bowl Game” is back—recognizing “top 10 places to go—when you’ve got to go”—as the company kicks off its 12th annual America’s Best Restroom contest.
From 1974 on, this building situated on the university campus on the outskirts of Copenhagen was used for simulations and measurements for the optimization of building components and building services. The findings of this project proved decisive for the development of modern energy efficient buildings.
New office construction increased from 41.8 msf in the fourth quarter to 48.9 msf in the first quarter of 2013.