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Facilities Management articles for the week of 4/7/2019 - 4/13/2019

Colleges Build Toward More Resilient Campuses

A growing number of colleges and universities are wrangling with questions about their own resilience.

Read This » Level 1: N Systems Provide Base-Level Stand-By Power

An N system, or “need,” provides base-level stand-by power.

Read This » Plumbing Upgrades Help Reduce Water Usage and Costs

For 27 years, Russell Peacock worked in the nuclear submarine force in the U.S.

Read This » Light Construction: Understanding Equipment Options

Many grounds departments regularly undertake light construction projects around their facilities, whether to upgrade or expand landscaping or repair utility equipment.

Read This » Creative Renewable Energy Projects Lead to Energy Independence

Gundersen first achieved its energy independence goal in October 2014.

Read This » How Does Lighting Choice Affect Occupant Wellness?

In today’s design and construction industry, we are all generally used to evolving codes and standards.

Read This » HVAC and Lighting Upgrades Help University Cut Costs

As a gathering place for students at the University of Florida, the J.

Read This » What Are The Best Practices For Improved Operations?

When I started working with facility management performance metrics, I was fascinated.

Read This » Get Ready for Net-Zero Energy Buildings

Net-zero energy buildings emerged from a radical, inspirational goal, though one that was for the most part financially unattainable by most building owners.

Read This » PCBs Pose Health, Financial Risks for Schools

The emerging concern over polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in construction materials, especially in schools, may significantly impact construction and renovation projects.

Read This » How to Understand the Real Cost of Paint

Facility managers have a seemingly unlimited number of options when it comes to selecting paint for a particular application.

Read This » 3 Steps for Planning Roof Replacements

A reroofing project requires facility managers to address a multitude of details.

Read This » Reported Legionnaires' Cases on The Rise

Legionnaires’ disease is making a comeback.

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