Facilities What's New
- Indoor Air Quality with a Focus on New Technologies in HVAC
New technologies offer higher indoor air quality (IAQ) and better energy efficiency which translates to healthier air and cost savings over time. This program focuses on HVAC in public facilities that may be improved by retrofitting or add-ons.
- Greening Existing Buildings
This guide explains how to transform existing buildings into more energy-efficient, resource-conserving green buildings. The book provides a clear process that guides you, step-by-step, through each phase of moving building operations and maintenance toward the goal of a green-certified building.
- Green Roof Systems: A Guide to the Planning,
This publication goes beyond the fashionable green roof movement and provides solid information on building accessible space, often as important public space, over structure. It offers brief coverage of the entire process, including planning and collaboration, and focuses on the technical aspects of these roof systems, their components, and their applications
- The Key to Sustainable Cities Meeting
This publication uses the principles of system dynamics to demonstrate how today's problems were yesterday's solutions. The book points to a new approach to city planning that builds on assets as a starting point for cities to develop healthy social, governance, economic, and environmental systems.
- Handbook of Facility Management
This publication offers a wide range of practical data and procedures that you can use to evaluate and improve your maintenance operation.
- Facility Manager’s Maintenance Handbook (2nd Ed)
An essential on-the-job resource, Facility Manager's Maintenance Handbook presents step-by-step coverage of the planning, design, and execution of operations and maintenance procedures for structures, equipment, and systems in any type of facility.
- The Engineering Guide to LEED-New Construction
This publication provides a solid understanding of the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED-NC rating system, explaining step-by-step how to apply it to real-world construction projects.
- Sustainable Practice for the Facilities Manager
This publication fills a the gap between the policy-level sustainability books and the detailed technical documents by focusing on the ï¿½whatï¿½ and ï¿½howï¿½ of planning and implementing sound environmental management practices in the context of FM operations.