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Greg Zimmerman

Greg Zimmerman
Executive Editor

Naomi Millan

Naomi Millán
Senior Editor

Feature - Doors and Door Hardware School Security: Make the Right Doors ChoicesDoors, locks, and other door hardware must be chosen carefully. Here is some advice to select products for everyday security, as well as lockdown situations.
Feature - Restrooms How to Design Restrooms for Long-Term Operations With restrooms, pay now or pay later. Restrooms have a 20 to 25-year service life, so good design choices at the outset mean lower operating costs over the life of the facility.
Online Only - Data Centers Fog and Edge Computing Complement Cloud StorageWhen employing new computing layers, it's vital to keep security in mind. Here's what you need to know.
Online Only - Germicidal Lighting Germicidal Ambient Lighting Has Potential But Caution Is WarrantedGiven the growing challenges our world faces with respect to antibiotic resistance, the evolution of germicidal lighting is occurring at the right time.
Feature - Energy Upgrades Lighting is the Best Place to Start for Energy EfficiencyUpgrades to LEDs can yield huge energy savings and can usually be installed without disrupting facility operations.
Feature - Facility Technology Understand the BAS's Role in Facilities Management The BAS should be used to proactively assist FMs in promoting a safe, productive, and efficient work environment.
Feature - Utilities Understanding New Utility Incentive Programs for Energy Efficiency Utility incentive programs are shifting to recognize emerging technologies, often working with their customers and vendors on projects to save energy.
Feature - Cover Story: Artificial Intelligence in FM How Artificial Intelligence is Reshaping Facilities ManagementReady or not, here AI comes. Artificial intelligence is already reshaping both how buildings are designed and also operated.
Feature - Educational Facilities Go Green! Why Universities Are Prizing Sustainability College students are demanding a paradigm shift in how campus buildings are designed and operated. Increasingly, this means reducing their impact on the environment.
Feature - Fire Safety How to Make Sure Fire Sprinklers Remain FunctionalThe reliability and effectiveness with which sprinklers operate cuts both the human and financial costs of fires. Here's how to make sure they will work when needed.