Professional Development Articles

Authored by a different industry member each issue, this column provides insight into how facility managers can keep on top of what they need to know to sustain their careers.

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Professional Development: Keeping Tabs On Facilities

Guided self assessments are tools to supplement professionally administered data...Read More...

Tony Rankin

Professional Development: Not Only Money Is Green

Tony Rankin explains how many aspects of sustainable design translate into substantial savings for budgets as...Read More...

Liesman

Professional Development: Getting Your Money’s Worth Out Of Commissioning

In part two of this commissioning feature, find out how savings can come from systems and equipment...Read More...

Daniel Krall

BONUS Professional Development: Focus On Large Scale Lamp Recycling

In this final piece in the series, Columnist Krall looks at how recycling programs at large facilities can have big...Read More...

Daniel Krall

Professional Development: Lamp Recycling Still Matters

Columnist Daniel Krall reveals how lamps in landfills carry financial, environmental, and public relations...Read More...

Liesman

Professional Development: Commissioning No Longer Optional

Guest Columnist Paul Liesman provides the first part of a two part series on building...Read More...

Professional Development: Facility Upgrade And Retrofitting Strategies

Professional Development: Facility Upgrade And Retrofitting Strategies

Guest Contributor Ramin R. Cherafat looks at how expandability, flexibility, and phasing support...Read More...

Professional Development: Design Build Revisited

Professional Development: Design Build Revisited

Guest Contributor Vince Duobinis explains why this old concept receives renewed...Read More...

Professional Development: Being “Chemically Careful” In The Restroom

Professional Development: Being “Chemically Careful” In The Restroom

Guest Contributor Roger McFadden illustrates how safety is critical in establishing a best in class...Read More...

Professional Development: BIM Adds To Construction Projects

Professional Development: BIM Adds To Construction Projects

Guest Contributor William Zollinger explains how data rich and...Read More...