Columnists Articles

Facility management is about the men and women in the trenches, and the magazine’s columnist are some of the most experienced professionals out there. Find out about how they deal with the challenges in the field.

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Tricks Of The Trade: Fan Belts

How often do you recommend replacing the belts in roof fans? Additionally, how often should the ventilation system be...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Video Beyond Borders

The Facility Technologist: Video Beyond Borders

The use of this expanded format imagery in facilities is no longer confined to traditional monitors....Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Healthcare Housekeeping

Is there an industry standard for housekeepers and maintenance technicians per square foot of healthcare...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Evac Plans

Can you tell me what the general requirements or accepted practices are for locating evac...Read More...

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Professional Development: Changing Face Of Facility Management

As the profession evolves, more higher education institutions offer formalized...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Demand Response

What is it like to participate in a demand response program? Should facility managers prepare for any unwanted challenges or...Read More...

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The HVAC Factor: Variable Refrigerant Flow

This heating and cooling strategy enables facility managers to implement tighter control on energy use and occupant...Read More...

FM Frequency: Green Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

FM Frequency: Green Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

Any effort to increase sustainability is positive, unless it’s not. What defines sustainability for an organization depends on a variety of factors....Read More...

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Renewable Energy: The Air We Breathe

The relationship between the chemical content of building materials and occupant health is gaining renewed attention. This installment of "Renewable Energy" shifts its focus from alternative power to conversations about "chemicals of concern."...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Career Advice In A Difficult Employment Climate

When the opportunity to transition from maintenance to management presents itself, what steps should a person take to be best...Read More...