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August 2011 Issue (Volume 24, Number 8)

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Today’s Facility Manager: August 2011

FM Frequency: The Facility Manager In The Gray Flannel Suit | Carpenter makes reference to a classic 1956 Gregory Peck film to illustrate the facility professional’s struggle with duality.

Tricks Of The Trade: Asset Management’s Market and Hospital Staffing Support | Facility management guru Jim Elledge covers two very different topic’s in this month’s Q&A column.

Professional Development: Stay In Shape For Survival | It’s possible to use ergonomics to beat the downturn in the economy.

The HVAC Factor: Heading Off Trouble With Technology | Facility management staff can detect HVAC equipment problems sooner using automated tools. This article covers five options worthy of consideration.

Services & Maintenance: Incandescent Lamp Phase Out | A 2007 federal law calls for manufacturers to cease making these products beginning January 1, 2012.

Green Roof Trends: Turning Up The Heat On Cool Roofs | Momentum is gathering for the elastomeric roof coatings movement.

FM Issue: Cutting Perimeter Security CornersThe decision to scale back protective measures may come at a significant cost to facilities.

Manufacturing Case Study: Shape UpIn a new location, an Illinois-based manufacturing company optimizes operations in more ways than one.

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About Heidi Schwartz

Heidi Schwartz

Schwartz joined Group C Media in April 1989 as managing editor of Today's Facility Manager (TFM) magazine (formerly Business Interiors) where she was subsequently promoted to editor/co-publisher of the monthly trade magazine for facility management professionals. In September 2012, she took over the newly created position of internet director for TFM's parent company, Group C Media, where she is charged with developing content and creating online strategies for TFM and its sister publication, Business Facilities. Schwartz can be reached at schwartz@groupc.com.

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