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Greg Zimmerman

Greg Zimmerman
Executive Editor

Naomi Millan

Naomi Millán
Senior Editor

Feature - Editorial In an Emergency, Take Care of People Stories of facilities managers' resilience in a crisis illustrate how caring for your people now pays the most dividends.
Feature - Building Internet of Things What Can a Smart Building Platform Do For You?Answers to the questions of what constitutes a smart building platform and how it can work in your building are as diverse as the massive digital data they manage.
Feature - Fire/Life Safety Fire Protection Systems: 10 Things to Check When Closing Your Facility As COVID-19 causes facilities to close, FMs should ensure fire/life safety systems are operational and protected from freeze up.
Feature - Floorcoverings The Facilities Manager's Role in Flooring ProjectsOne of many reasons it’s critical for FMs to be involved in the flooring selection process is so that they can be sure that the flooring chosen can be properly maintained and will look good for the life of the product.
Feature - Product Standards How to Develop In-House Product Standards Expert facilities managers give their best advice on the best practices for developing specifications for products that offer longest life, best performance, and at a reasonable cost.
Feature - Healthcare Facilities Minimizing Coronavirus Transmission through Hospital Mechanical and Plumbing SystemsSteps to consider include isolation rooms, HEPA filtration, UV lights, increased humidity, use of 100 percent outside air, and keeping hot water systems balanced and flowing.
Feature - Coronavirus Preparedness 4 Coronavirus Strategies Facilities Managers Should Be Doing NowThe global coronavirus pandemic is going from bad to worse. Are you prepared? Here are some steps all facilities managers should consider.
Feature - Utility Incentives Understanding Today's Tiered Utility IncentivesRead the fine print as incentives move from prescriptive to performance-based.
Feature - Boiler Controls What You Need to Know About Stand-Alone Boiler ControlsThree categories of stand-alone boiler controls can offer huge advantages for facilities managers.
Feature - Coronavirus 5 Coronavirus Questions Facilities Managers Should Ask Their Insurance Carriers Now As you're preparing for how the coronavirus pandemic will impact revenue and business operations, start by analyzing how your current insurance policies might provide coverage for any losses incurred.