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Cloud and mobile technologies help facility professionals keep track of the ever increasing amount of data they manage, and some are using specific tools to help keep important data better organized.
Access to real-time and historical information on usage leads to more efficient operations. Also featured is a look into the lighting controls retrofit at the Empire State Building. Find out how intelligent energy management tools can help facility managers track power usage and gather actionable data.
The convergence of lighting, networking, and sensors can deliver a broad building management solution. Outfitting the building’s lighting system to interact with others—such as HVAC and security—streamlines performance and energy use.
Security directors from two signature buildings (one in Chicago and another in Philadelphia) explain how they secure their buildings’ perimeters. A bonus article explains the important role of lighting in perimeter security.
Posty Cards, Inc., a Kansas City, MO manufacturer of personalized corporate greeting cards was recognized with LEED Platinum certification in April 2012. This topped off a “once in a generation” expansion and renovation project for the 64 year old company.
There is a new sustainable roof assessment tool for the professional facility manager. This recently launched guideline focuses on roofing and its specific characteristics.
The University of Maryland University College created a hub of academic activity for its students and staff. This renovated building provides a new center of academic life.
Whether pest birds have made a facility home or are just moving in, having the expertise to deter them effectively is important.
Keeping electricity demands “current” can be a challenge. A sound strategy wil go beyond making sure the lights stay on.
From handheld devices to sophisticated field equipment, the latest technologies can help improve operations efficiency. New mobile apps and remote connectivity are reshaping the mindset of today.