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.

Technology and FM: COBie Data Format

Technology and FM: COBie Data Format

This building modeling tool facilitates the exchange of project information. From the June 2013...Read More...

Wilkinson

The HVAC Factor: Wireless Thermostat Conversion

In Oakland, CA, an office building reduced energy use (and occupant complaints) with a retrofit to its pneumatic equipment. From the June 2013 issue....Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: “In Or Out?”

Tricks Of The Trade Columnist Kevin Folsom revisits the age old question about outsourcing and provides some pros and cons. From the May 2013...Read More...

Gates

Professional Development: The Energy Future

Here are 10 concepts to watch now and in the coming years. From the May 2013...Read More...

Sullivan (left) and McDonald (right)

Renewable Energy: Waste As Power Source

Converting trash to fuel delivers doubly for facility managers seeking to reduce environmental impact. From the May 2013 issue....Read More...

FM Frequency: Warning Signs

FM Frequency: Warning Signs

More subtle than outright violence, hostility in the workplace can go undetected. From the May 2013...Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Multiple Site MRO

TFM Tricks of the Trade Columnist Kevin Folsom provides a cursory overview of the nuances of facilities maintenance. From the May 2013...Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Temperature Complaints

Facility Management Expert Kevin Folsom talks about the age old issue of dealing with thermal complaints in the workplace. From the April 2013...Read More...

Quinn

Professional Development: Where The Rubber Meets The Road

Technology is only as good as what it can deliver. From the April 2013 issue....Read More...

Vallett

The HVAC Factor: Boiler Maintenance

Proper temperature and debris buildup are two areas to focus on for plant efficiency. From the April 2013...Read More...