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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IP Telephony: Treating Space As Enterprise Applications

If there is a high rate of churn, occupancy information is constantly changing and has an unfortunate habit of being left unreported. Because churn isn't likely to decrease in these type environments, keeping track of space is a big...Read More...

Professional Development: The Reality Of Outsourcing

Professional Development: The Reality Of Outsourcing

Guest Contributor Maria Vickers takes a hard look at a management approach with mixed...Read More...

FM Frequency: A Shock To The System?

FM Frequency: A Shock To The System?

Electricity, as well as other "dangerous" elements in a facility should always be handled with safety in front of mind....Read More...

FM Frequency: Clean Up Your Act, Then Go And Give Thanks

FM Frequency: Clean Up Your Act, Then Go And Give Thanks

Crane thinks the best way to enjoy the festive season is to check troubled areas before heading out of...Read More...

FM Frequency: Crane’s Eight Wonders Of The Facility Management World

FM Frequency: Crane’s Eight Wonders Of The Facility Management World

Think of all the places you'd go if you could take an adventure back in...Read More...

FM Frequency: What I Did Over My Summer Vacation

FM Frequency: What I Did Over My Summer Vacation

A dash of facility management common sense turns challenges into triumphs during a family vacation for Jeff...Read More...

FM Frequency: Commissioning, Shmishioning….Who Needs It? We All Do!

FM Frequency: Commissioning, Shmishioning….Who Needs It? We All Do!

Regular check ups aren't only good for people, they're good for buildings too, according to Jeff...Read More...

FM Frequency: Water Plus Electricity Equals BIG Problems: The Shocking Conclusion

FM Frequency: Water Plus Electricity Equals BIG Problems: The Shocking Conclusion

Crane is victorious in battle, but do the spoils go to his contractors and...Read More...

FM Frequency: The “Other Woman” Is A Building

FM Frequency: The “Other Woman” Is A Building

Crane speaks of how his building turns temperamental when he tries to take a few days...Read More...