Case Studies and White Papers

These white papers and case studies are provided by our sponsors and partners as a free resource to property professionals. Click on the topics below to download the documents.

Business gets lighting upgrades with no upfront cost»

Brought to you by: Duke Energy

Read how MR Williams got an upgraded LED lighting system without any upfront capital. Plus, energy and maintenance savings are projected to be around $117,000 over the next 10 years. Download.

Size Matters: Large-Volume Sprinkler Systems & Listed Antifreeze »

Brought to you by: freezemaster™ Antifreeze

Until now, listed antifreezes were limited to a max volume of 40 gallons in Ordinary Hazard fire sprinkler systems, leaving larger systems out in the cold. freezemaster™ antifreeze is now UL-listed for use in volumes up to 375 gallons in Ordinary Hazard 1 & 2 systems. Read More.

How to: Keep Up Amid Industry Change»

In the fast-evolving commercial real estate industry, staying current on the latest trends and issues impacting your business is no easy feat—especially in these unprecedented times. With so many pandemic-accelerated changes on the horizon, how can today’s property professionals keep up with the times and identify the right solutions to best support their buildings? Thanks to the valuable insights provided by the BOMA network’s industry-leading service providers and vendors, you don’t have to navigate this period of massive disruption alone. How to: Keep Up Amid Industry Change is the third in a series of How-To Playbooks created exclusively for the BOMA network, by the BOMA network.

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Guide to Facilities Maintenance Online Training »

Brought to you by: Vector Solutions

Get a comprehensive introduction to online training for facilities maintenance and maintenance workers in this guide. The Facilities Maintenance Online Training Guide will introduce you to a variety of issues regarding training in the facilities maintenance industry and give you some helpful insights and actionable tips as well. Download Now.

Covid-19 Cleaning and Maintenance»

Brought to you by: PROMINENT CLEANING CORP.

PROMINENT CLEANING CORP. is at the forefront of the maintenance and janitorial industry. Using progressively newer technologies and equipment, we are prepared to meet the widely diverse requirements our clients demand. Our team of elite sales and production managers guarantee a cleaner, fresher office space. Download Now.

How to: Leverage Building Technology for Post-Pandemic Success »

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we think about operating and managing commercial buildings. With a new era of commercial real estate on the horizon, it’s never been more important for property professionals to think outside the box and enlist the support of advanced building solutions. Get the insights you need to ensure your building is equipped with the latest and greatest technology for today’s changing commercial real estate landscape. How to: Leverage Building Technology for Post-Pandemic Success—the latest in BOMA’s all-new series of How-to Playbooks—is jam-packed with expert guidance from industry-leading service providers and vendors to help you stay on the cutting edge.

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The 7 Point Plan forCommercial Indoor AirQuality Monitoring »

Brought to you by: WellStat

There are few things more important than the air we breathe. However, understanding air quality can be complex.

If you are thinking about indoor air quality monitoring for your buildings, download WellStat's free "7 Point Plan for Commercial Indoor Air Quality Monitoring" to find out more about how you can successfully navigate this process. Download Now.

A Workplace Is Only As Inclusive As Its Design »

Brought to you by: Tarkett

Inclusive design shapes more flexible, engaging, and supportive spaces, where all employees can more easily collaborate and thrive. Our new report, Rethinking the Inclusive Workplace, tells you how. Download Now.

UV-C Disinfection in HVAC Systems:Covid-19 and Beyond »

Brought to you by: UVDI

The current pandemic has led to an increased demand for germicidal ultraviolet disinfection technology to help control the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in buildings. The World Health Organization has warned that Covid-19 “will not be the last pandemic.”1 There is now sufficient evidence pointing towards the airborne mode of transmission of the SARS-CoV-2 in addition to the droplet transmission, similar to the SARS outbreak of 2003 and the MERS outbreak in 2012.2 A recently published study has presented data demonstrating the presence of SARS-CoV2 at several locations along mechanical ventilation air return and supply pathways, including multiple locations in air handling units (AHU). Download Now.

How to: Welcome People Back to the Office »

Get the insights you need to prepare for office re-entry with BOMA’s all-new How to: Welcome People Back to the Office playbook—a digital guide jam-packed with expert guidance from industry-leading service providers and vendors.

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Rethinking the Sustainable Workplace »

Brought to you by: Tarkett

This report explores the extent to which ‘Circular Economy’ thinking is shaping corporate real estate strategies, and outlines four key areas where corporations can develop a more financially stable future. Download Now.

In the Time of COVID: Controlling Operating Costs »

Brought to you by: Yardi 

How owners, asset managers and property managers can account for the disruption in their value propositions. Download

Project Profile: G.H. Palmer Associates »

Brought to you by: Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Elevators & Escalators provides G.H. Palmer Associates dependable, upscale elevators that serve both tenants and staff effectively with zero downtime read the full case study here.

Exterior Restoration: The Best Way to Approach Redeveloping Buildings »

Brought to you by: Presto Restoration Products & Services

Presto Restoration has worked on redevelopment projects across the United States. Through that experience, we have developed the best approach to exterior restoration when redeveloping buildings. Download Now.

Brookfield Properties in Los Angeles Commits to Tenant Health with UL Verified Healthy Buildings for Indoor Air »

Brought to you by: UL

UL Verified Healthy Building Verification Mark helps Brookfield Properties welcome back tenants safely, confidently after pandemic. Download Now.

Project Profile: Westfield Mall »

 


Brought to you by: Mitsubishi Electric

As one of the largest global real estate companies, Westfield enhances its value by creating high-quality shopping, dining, leisure and entertainment experiences for retailers and customers through its properties located nationwide. Reliable vertical transport maintained by Mitsubishi Electric is essential for maximizing customer purchasing power and delivering the quality of experience that meets Westfield’s standard.

Read the full case study here.

The Problem with Tech Pilots in Commercial Real Estate »

Brought to you by: PointGuard

How do you implement new technology when the methods to try it out fall short of expectations? Download Now.

The Importance of Corrosion Protection in Listed Antifreeze For Fire Protection Systems »

Brought to you by: freezemaster™ Antifreeze

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requirements require sprinkler system antifreeze to be listed and factory premixed to assure maximum protection in a fire. But not all antifreeze products are created equal when it comes to resisting damaging corrosion in steel systems. Read the white paper here.

SMART SENSORS: THE ROOTS OF BUILDINGCONNECTIVITY AND INTELLIGENCE »

Brought to you by: Siemens

For the Internet of Things (IoT), it all starts with the sensors. In fact, one could say that a better name for the IoT would be the Internet of Sensors. But no matter the name, it is not only growing at a fast pace but also changing our conventional concept of commercial building operations and occupant experience. Download

HOW TO QUANTIFY THE BOTTOM-LINE VALUEOF OCCUPANT EXPERIENCE »

Brought to you by: Siemens

The ground is shifting under the commercial building industry as it moves from a cost model of occupied space to a value model. The epicenter of that shift involves the occupant experience and its multiple impacts on the bottom line. Download

DIGITAL LIGHTING SYSTEMS ARE MORE THANILLUMINATION »

Brought to you by: Siemens

Solid-state lamps and LEDs (or light-emitting diodes) have already revolutionized lighting — yet the revolution has barely begun. Download

ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS MAXIMIZE WORKFORCES IN THEIR WORKSPACES »

Brought to you by: Siemens

The term “smart building” has been used often in the industry since the 1980s. But over the decades, the IQ that the term measures has changed. Download

SMART BUILDINGS DELIVER SAFE AND SECUREENVIRONMENTS »

Brought to you by: Siemens

In commercial buildings, the connectivity of smart devices is driving value and innovation in diverse ways unavailable from previous technologies. The devices increase the performance of security and fire and life safety systems while improving the experience of occupants. They also add value by creating synergies across newly integrated components that were formerly inhabiting separate silos in building controls. Download

Existing Building Commissioning Helps Ensure Facilities
are Performing as Designed »

Brought to you by: Trane Controls

Existing Building Commissioning Helps Ensure Facilities are Performing as Designed. Each year, the arrival of spring brings to mind the task of spring cleaning. The existing building environment directly and indirectly impacts the health, safety and productivity of occupants and operations, which makes the performance of a facility an important consideration. The basic underlying principle of building commissioning is just that - testing and inspecting systems, equipment, operations and controls to make certain they are working optimally, both in terms of effect and costs to achieve that effect. Download

One Commerce Square; a Case Study »

Brought to you by: Trane Controls

Lockstep collaboration leads to LEED Gold certification, energy savings of $640,000/year, and 80 percent productivity improvement for this Cushman & Wakefield/Commercial Advisors managed, 400,000 square foot, 30-story office tower in Memphis, Tennessee. Download

The Impact of VSDs on Chiller Plant Performance »

Brought to you by: Trane Controls

The efficiency of various chiller plant designs and operation strategies is a hot industry topic. Also reverberating through the industry is the concept of the all-variable-speed chiller plant. This White Paper compares the impact of the addition of VSDs to various chiller plant components under a few different design and control conditions. Download

Ranking U.S. Neighborhoods by the Number of New Apartments Built 2010-2016 »

Brought to you by: Yardi 

Since the economic recession, the number of new multifamily developments has increased significantly and rental properties are arguably one of the hottest investments in the industry right now. Many U.S. markets, and certain regions in particular, like the South and the Southwest, have seen unprecedented apartment construction volumes in the last 10 years. This white paper illustrations how both large and mid-sized cities are being transformed by numerous urban infill developments, as the demand for rentals and a general need for more housing options are stronger than ever. Download

Tenants Come Clean »

Brought to you by: Siemens

Facility and property managers know their restrooms are important. But it may be surprising to know that office workers look at the restroom with an even more critical eye. In fact, the impact of restrooms on the tenant’s perception of management, of the building, and even of their own company, may be significantly underestimated. This white paper explores office work perceptions in the U.S. and other English speaking countries what they want and wish for in their office restrooms. Download

UL Collaborates with Brandywine to Prioritize Indoor Environmental Quality in Cira Centre »

Brought to you by: UL

UL Verified Healthy Building Verification promotes confidence in healthy indoor air in the midst of the pandemic. Download Now.

Thermostatic Vs. Manual Balancing a Domestic Hot Water Recirculation System Cost Savings »

Brought to you by: CircuitSolver 

CircuitSolver® thermostatic balancing valves generate significant cost savings through the elimination of manual balancing labor when compared to traditional manual balancing valves. Learn how much you can save. Download Now.

State of Property Operations & Maintenance Software »

Brought to you by: Facilio

A landmark study identifying key challenges and opportunities in BAS operations and O&M applications to help portfolio stakeholders be more proactive, efficient, and adaptive going into 2021. Build your insight and understanding of the future of BAS operations and overlay software to unlock new potential in portfolio O&M, increase efficiencies, and adapt to the changing demands of building health. Download Now.

SMART BUILDINGS AND THE INTERNET OF THINGS: A NEW CONCEPT OF OPERATIONS AND OCCUPANCY EXPERIENCE »

Brought to you by: Siemens

Given the millions of media mentions about the Internet of Things (IoT), it’s no surprise that many people hear only a buzzword, a catchphrase. Even Gartner, the global research firm, devoted one of its so-called “Hype Cycle” reports to the IoT. Download

Mix it Up »

Brought to you by: Trane Controls

Good blending of outside air and return air streams is crucial to minimizing annual AHU energy consumption and providing good winter freeze protection for coils. Many designers assume that the section of the AHU commonly called the “mixing box” will provide the effective and necessary air blending; an assumption which often leads to irritating and expense operational results. Download

Project Profile: NoMad Los Angeles »

 


Brought to you by: Mitsubishi Electric

NoMad Los Angeles is a stunning property. Situated in the heart of downtown, the Hotel’s owner, Sydell Group, purchased the historic Bank of Italy at Giannini Place with the idea of bringing the booming success of the original New York City location to Los Angeles.

Read the full case study here.

Smarter building management starts with smarter elevators »

Brought to you by: thyssenkrupp

Building owners and managers are facing unprecedented passenger movement challenges today as buildings are being forced to accommodate an ever-increasing number of people. Smarter urban mobility systems are critical to meeting these demands, and thyssenkrupp has created a series of elevator enhancers that not only improve the passenger experience, but improve building efficiency as well. Download

Existing Building Commissioning Helps Ensure Facilities are Performing as Designed »

Brought to you by: Trane Controls

Existing Building Commissioning Helps Ensure Facilities are Performing as Designed. Each year, the arrival of spring brings to mind the task of spring cleaning. The existing building environment directly and indirectly impacts the health, safety and productivity of occupants and operations, which makes the performance of a facility an important consideration. The basic underlying principle of building commissioning is just that - testing and inspecting systems, equipment, operations and controls to make certain they are working optimally, both in terms of effect and costs to achieve that effect. Download

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