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Facilities Management articles for the week of 12/30/2018 - 1/5/2019

USGBC Expands LEED Offerings

Good news: Green building worldwide is poised to grow in the next three years.

Read This » How the Physical Environment Affects Health and Wellness

We spend 90 percent of our time indoors and the buildings where we live, work, relax, and learn deeply impact our health, well-being, and productivity.

Read This » How To Evaluate the Effectiveness of Emergency Preparedness Plans

There’s nothing like real-world experience to evaluate the effectiveness of emergency preparedness plans.

Read This » Steps To Overcome Obstacles To Networked Lighting Controls

To make these savings a reality, however, requires overcoming a number of current obstacles to widespread adoption of networked lighting controls.  These difficulties include the expensive, complicated nature of network systems; inadequate training for installers; poorly understood benefits that limit demand; proprietary software that doesn’t always integrate well with other building systems; lack of protocols for cybersecurity; and limited or poorly-designed utility support. Fortunately, the lighting industry understands these challenges and efforts are underway to address them on several fronts.

Read This » 2018 Facilities Management Salary Survey and FM Pulse

Information for the survey was gathered during August, September, and October 2018 and included 1,408 responses.

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