SMARTER FACILITY MANAGEMENT
17 Four solutions for stormwater.
20 Sustainable options for rodent issues.
21 The U.S. breaks a solar record and a new green purchasing tool is released.
9 The groundbreaking energy model behind Boston’s efficiency efforts.
11 Data wrangling for breakthrough energy performance.
12 Will a broader indoor temperature range silence occupant complaints?
13 One of the world’s largest lighting manufacturers will no longer
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6 EDITOR’S LETTER
Are your building’s occupants afflicted with thermal boredom?
22 BOMA FILES
Planning and coordination are key to disaster recovery efforts.
42 PRODUCTS & SERVICES
This month’s section starts with a focus on building automation
and life safety.
66 FM COST TRENDS
Cost comparison between healthcare facilities.
24 SMART SOLUTIONS TO
What do you hate about your office? BUILDINGS
readers weighed in about what’s wrong with
their workplaces, and the results illuminate the
impact of spaces that don’t meet users’ needs.
Examine the most common complaints and see
the innovative solutions that transformed these
25 Room to Grow for a Dynamic Research Firm
28 Expansion Brings Together
Collaboration and Art
31 Cutting-Edge Technology in a Century-Old
32 Welcoming Millennials with a Modern Office
34 From Blank and Boring to Flush
39 Egalitarian Design Supports Consolidated
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