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Greg Zimmerman

Greg Zimmerman
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Naomi Millan

Naomi Millán
Senior Editor

Feature - Roofing How To Select a New Roofing SystemUse this 30-point checklist to evaluate options when choosing a new roof for your facility.
Online Only - FM Workforce How FMs are Using Internships, Apprenticeships to Develop Talent If you can't find the right facility manager, build your own. Here's how leading organizations are using internships and apprenticeships to develop the next generation of FM.
Feature - Educational Facilities 3 Higher Ed Facility Strategies to Improve Collaboration Facility managers should respond to the trend toward collaboration by providing maker-spaces, tiered classrooms, and a range of community and informal meeting spaces.
Feature - Big Data How to Use Big Data to Improve Occupant Experience Using smart technology to improve occupant experience is the next wave of facility management. Here is how to get started.
Feature - Critical Facilities Air-Flow Management Strategies for Data Centers Monitor IT loads in each cold aisle and adjust air flow delivered into the cold aisle to deliver an appropriate amount of cooling air for the load in that aisle.
Feature - HVAC Understanding High-Efficiency Rooftop Air Conditioning Units Companies nationwide could save roughly $1 billion annually in energy costs by replacing 10- to 20-ton RTUs with units that meet the high performance RTU specification.
Feature - Fire Safety 3 Fire Safety Myths: How Will Occupants React? In a perfect world, occupants will always follow directions. In the real world, that rarely happens. Know these fire safety myths about occupant behavior to better prepare.
Online Only - Wellness Why Occupant Wellness Strategies Make Financial SenseThe WELL Building Standard has been instrumental in guiding facilities managers to implement financially meaningful health and wellness strategies.
Feature - USGBC Perspective How LEED v4.1 Addresses Embodied CarbonSeveral Materials & Resources credits within LEED v4.1 seek to reduce the embodied carbon and thus the environmental impact of building products.
Feature - Cover Story: Workplace Planning How to Engage Occupants to Create Better SpaceAs work is changing, so must workplace planning. Here's how facility managers should use the creative engagement process to understand occupant needs for their space.