Question Of The Week Articles

On Mondays, FacilityBlog will feature one question posed by a facility management professional to Today’s Facility Manager’s resident expert and guru, Kevin Folsom. While a link to this response from the magazine is included, the goal of this exercise is to initiate additional discussion and feedback from members within the facility management community.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Roofing Insulation

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Roofing Insulation

Is there a way to increase roof insulation through the application of a special...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Organizational Tools

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Organizational Tools

I’ve tried Outlook, calendars, and traditional notebooks, but I need advice. We already use a third party call center for the daily issues. Does anyone have a recommendation based on personal...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Clean Desk Policies

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Clean Desk Policies

Where can I find out more about these policies, particularly with regard to the change management...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Lease Agreements

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Lease Agreements

Any discussions regarding the charging of a fee for capital reserves and various landlord/tenant issues or concerns would be extremely...Read More...

Question Of The Week: Cost To Build Out Raw Space

Question Of The Week: Cost To Build Out Raw Space

How do facility managers weigh a general contractor's proposal if they are not sure of the exact...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Outsourcing Ups And Downs

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Outsourcing Ups And Downs

Ever toy with the idea of outsourcing certain facility management services? If so, which ones? What was the outcome? Share your thoughts...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Safety In Confined Spaces

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Safety In Confined Spaces

What are the confined space standards for the European Union, Canada, Asia, or any other region of the...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: UPS Precautions

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: UPS Precautions

What precautionary measures can be put in place to minimize data loss when UPS systems...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Disaster Planning Coordination

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Disaster Planning Coordination

Are there any resources, organizations, or groups that unite emergency officials (municipal, state, and federal) with corporate facility...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Recapitalization

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Recapitalization

One facility manager asks, "Where can I find actual sources that have information regarding expected facility service life for various facility...Read More...