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: 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...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Data Rich BIM

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Data Rich BIM

Are there any facility management (FM) software packages that read BIM models that are rich in...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Meeting Room Scheduling And Signage

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Meeting Room Scheduling And Signage

One facility management professional struggles with the problem of finding the right tool to help with scheduling and signage for meeting...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Mixed Use Utility Conservation Strategies

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Mixed Use Utility Conservation Strategies

An all electric church that doubles as a school looks for ways to solve energy tracking and usage...Read More...

Question Of The Week: FACTA Facts

Question Of The Week: FACTA Facts

How should facility managers deal with record retrieval and destruction under the Federal Trade Commission’s Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003...Read More...

Question Of The Week: Used Furniture

Question Of The Week: Used Furniture

I am dealing with the problem of unwanted office furniture. What options do we...Read More...

Question Of The Week: Maintenance Manuals

Question Of The Week: Maintenance Manuals

What resources are there for the creation of a facilities maintenance manual, including consultants who can do this for...Read More...

Question Of The Week: LEGAL Turkey Vulture Deterrents

Question Of The Week: LEGAL Turkey Vulture Deterrents

How do I legally deal with turkey buzzards that are damaging my buildings? The birds are federally protected; otherwise, we would have an obvious...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Pew Sprawl!

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Pew Sprawl!

Can you help me estimate the proper seating requirements for our facility and town? In the past, the standard was 18" or 19" per person seated in a pew. I’m told that standard has been increased, due to the “growing” of...Read More...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Capital Equipment Replacement Program

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Capital Equipment Replacement Program

Is there a step by step guide available that will assist us in the formulation of a capital equipment replacement...Read More...