BUILDINGS 12. 17
9 4 ways to improve your
facility using local
10 Schools test tunable
12 Strategies for radiant
heating and cooling
15 The benefits of cool
16 Cut water consumption
with low-flow retrofits.
17 How cool roofs can
reduce water use.
18 9 O&M practices that
improve building value.
20 Crucial considerations
to prevent slip and fall
6 EDITOR’S LETTER
What is the right price to
pay for resilience?
33 PRODUCTS &
This month’s section
starts with a focus on
38 FM COST TRENDS
between senior living
WHO’S WATCHING YOUR FACILITY?
If you avoid the darkest parts of your parking garage
at night or you’ve noticed increased vandalism or littering at your property, your security practices could
probably benefit from an overhaul. Fortunately, that
doesn’t have to mean expensive new cameras. The four
principles of Crime Prevention through Environmental
Design (CPTED), a common-sense design philosophy,
can apply to any site or building type.
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A MULTILAYERED APPROACH TO MASS
When you think about building alarm systems, fire
alarms are likely the first thing to come to mind. They’re
highly visible and their message is simple: get out of
the building. But other emergencies require a different
response and depending on the type of emergency,
the answer is probably not intuitive. Create layers of
notification so occupants get the right message at the
COVER: Who’s Watching Your Facility? Page 22. Cover Design by Elisa Geneser, Art Director.