Knowledge Library


Number Of Publications

57 articles

A Survey Instrument for Evaluating Workplace Occupant Satisfaction

The development and field test of this survey tool enabled evaluations of workplace settings, as well as supported workplace design and re-engineering, […]

Defining High Performance Buildings for Operations and Maintenance

This research synthesizes literature about high performance buildings with a focus on O&M, concluding that systems-thinking (for both building systems and organizational […]

A Model for the Creation of Shared Assumptions

Analysis of the Best Value Business Model (BVM) as a tool to align organizational culture differences, providing a structured planning and meeting […]

The Strategic Facilities Management Organization in Housing: Implications for Sustainable FM

A guide to understand and manage implementation of sustainable FM in housing administration, outlining the roles and relations of tenants, owners, administrators […]

Innovative Procurement and Partnerships in FM

Case study from the Nordic countries in Europe showed that outstanding examples of innovation in FM were initiated from the demand side […]

Activity Modeling for Energy-Efficient Design of New Hospitals

This research shows how energy use in hospitals may be reduced through activity modeling and demand-control of hospital equipment and ventilation energy. […]

Case Study: Do Green Buildings Perform as Designed?

This case study seeks to determine if the green technologies used within a LEED-certified building are performing as designed, assessing the operational […]

Investigating the FM Professional Shortage

This research investigates the importance of creating collegiate programs that focus on training a new generation of FM professionals, suggesting that educators […]

Comparison of Thirty Green Building Projects Across the United States: Common Elements

In an effort to create a foundation for green evaluation, this study examines the green elements used in 16 single-family homes and […]

Budgetary Control for External FM Service Providers

This research paper explores the critical success factors for a contract with budgetary control service providers in FM, focusing on the reasons […]