SMARTER FACILITY MANAGEMENT
COVER: Real-World Lighting Retrofits. Page 24.
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11 A guide to 3D visualization in DCIM software.
12 Q&A with Rick Hermans, former ASHRAE committee chair.
13 Energy efficiency upgrades for elevators.
14 How games encourage energy-saving behavior changes.
6 EDITOR’S LETTER
Quantifying lighting’s impact on productivity.
22 BOMA FILES
Terrorism risk insurance has been extended. What’s next?
40 PRODUCTS & SERVICES
This month’s section starts with a focus on vertical transportation.
50 FM COST TRENDS
Cost comparison between housing complexes.
24 REAL-WORLD LIGHTING RETROFITS
Has the lighting at your facility become a sore sight?
Take a stroll through properties that ran afoul of
energy, safety, and functionality issues and learn about
which fixtures they selected to restore illumination.
30 LED VS. INDUCTION LIGHTING
When it comes to low maintenance needs, broad
applicability, long lifetimes, and energy savings, both
LED and induction lighting systems can get the job
done. But which one is right for your lighting upgrade?
Investigate the key differences between the two technologies to find out.
36 LIGHTS OUT: SMART PRACTICES FOR RECYCLING
Lamp recycling doesn’t have to be a headache. These
tips for setting up a recycling program will help you
dispose of mercury-containing lamps properly and
stay in compliance with environmental regulations.
17 Options for natural ventilation.
19 FM Green Update.
20 The benefits of xeriscaping.