FM Frequency Articles

This thought provoking op/ed column takes a humorous look at topics relevant to the many facets of facility management.

FM Frequency: Feel Free To Blame Tortilla Chips

FM Frequency: Feel Free To Blame Tortilla Chips

The chips will fall where they may, but FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter makes the case for more sustainable corn chip...Read More...

FM Frequency: Exit, Stage Right

FM Frequency: Exit, Stage Right

FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter is all about common sense, not stage directions, with this very practical advice on fire safety in...Read More...

FM Frequency: Walking In Another Fm’s Shoes

FM Frequency: Walking In Another Fm’s Shoes

FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter takes a field trip and gains perspective on what...Read More...

FM Frequency: Career Day

FM Frequency: Career Day

When FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter makes the lecture circuit at local high schools and colleges, everyone learns a little something about facilities management....Read More...

FM Frequency: Don’t Take Your Guns To Work

FM Frequency: Don’t Take Your Guns To Work

TFM Columnist Charles Carpenter tackles a controversial topic as he transitions into FM Frequency...Read More...

FM Frequency: Reducing Expenses In 2010? Thanks Uncle Sam!

Sarcasm is hip deep this month as FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane vents his budget cutting...Read More...

FM Frequency: Cutting Costs And Adding Flexibility

FM Frequency: Cutting Costs And Adding Flexibility

In challenging times, repurposing or reconfiguring facility spaces can...Read More...

FM Frequency: Powerful Realities

FM Frequency: Powerful Realities

Columnist Jeff Crane ponders long-term alternative energy options in response to cap and trade...Read More...

FM Frequency: There’s Something In The Air…Or Is There?

FM Frequency: There’s Something In The Air…Or Is There?

In this expanded FM Frequency offering, Jeff Crane explains how an indoor air quality complaint triggered this hypothetical...Read More...

FM Frequency: Feverish Forum Recap

FM Frequency: Feverish Forum Recap

In an unprecedented act of humility (and a touch of insanity), FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane...Read More...