HOW MUCH ENERGY IS
YOUR HVAC WASTING?
IAQ MYTHS THAT IMPACT
TEST YOUR WATER
The secret to saving energy in your
facility may be as simple as finding
and fixing the hidden waste in your
HVAC system. It’s easy to adopt an
“out of sight, out of mind” attitude
when the system is running dependably, but it could be working harder
than it should be. Investigate these
five areas to see if you’re needlessly
Creating a healthy building is an
important component of sustainability, and IAQ is one of the most
critical factors contributing to
occupant wellness – but FMs
frequently avoid investing in better
air quality because of these five
Have you checked your water
management policies within the
last year? The bar for protecting
your occupants from Legionella
and other waterborne pathogens
has risen, and falling short of the
new benchmark can affect your
organization’s image, legal risk
and even your career.
17 LED replacements for linear
12 EDITOR’S LETTER
Standardized savings from
19 Request funding assistance for
48 PRODUCTS & SERVICES
21 ENERGY STAR raises the bar.
This month’s section starts
with a focus on furniture.
58 FM COST TRENDS
23 Pipe in natural light with
tubular daylighting devices.
24 How Microsoft achieved Zero
Waste Facility status.
25 Tips for creating healthy
27 Plants that can reduce VOC
Cost comparison between
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