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How Occupancy Data Transforms the Way We Operate Buildings

This report is meant to help building owners and operators understand how to best use occupancy data and what it can do […]

Building Performance Standards: A Technical Resource Guide

Building Performance Standards: A Technical Resource Guide is guide is intended to provide technical basis and resources to policymakers, building owners, facility […]

Research Methodology for Building Automation Performance Index

This study describes a research methodology for quantifying a typical building’s level of automation-performance for developing an automation performance index (API), including […]

Classification and Climate Zone Greenhouse Gas Inventory Benchmarking in Higher Education

Through analysis of archival data, this study establishes useful benchmarks by examining the measurable characteristics of climate zone, size and residential character […]

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 […]

The Future is Now: Increase Your Contribution by Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Buildings and Beyond

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly changing the world as we know it, impacting various industries, jobs and even the economy. While AI […]

What's Your I(A)Q?

Indoor Air Quality is one of those topics that has become unquestionably important. For the typical FM, IAQ has been important because […]

Play the Energy Efficiency Retrofit Game

FMs navigate the complicated process of evaluating energy efficiency and assessing retrofitting options in commercial buildings. This case study demonstrates a staged […]

The Hole Truth About U.S. Buildings

A survey conducted by the Building Commissioning Association highlights the negative impact of duct leakage in U.S. buildings, with details of the […]

Bank Branch Disaster Planning

The bank branch disaster planning white paper is intended to be used leading up to, and immediately following a disaster. It provides […]