Retired Columnists Articles

These experts formerly served as regular contributors to Today’s Facility Manager magazine. Their vast knowledge of the facility management profession continues to provide a rich resource for facility managers by way of this online archive.

Tricks Of The Trade: The Differences Between Aluminum And Copper

Jim Elledge scrutinizes the essential performance differences of these two materials. Former Tricks Columnist Elledge, facility/office services manager for Dallas, TX-based Summit Alliance Companies, is the recipient of the Distinguished Author Award from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), is an IFMA Fellow, and is a member of TFM’s Editorial Advisory... ...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Following Up On HVAC Trends

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge assists a graduate student in need of the latest information on cutting edge HVAC technologies. Former Tricks Columnist Elledge, facility/office services manager for Dallas, TX-based Summit Alliance Companies, is the recipient of the Distinguished Author Award from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), is an IFMA Fellow, and is a member of TFM’s Editorial Advisory... ...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Canadian Degrees

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge provides an overview of Canadian educational opportunities for facility management. Former Tricks Columnist Elledge, facility/office services manager for Dallas, TX-based Summit Alliance Companies, is the recipient of the Distinguished Author Award from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), is an IFMA Fellow, and is a member of TFM’s Editorial Advisory... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Tech Headcount

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge reveals the best methods of headcount calculation. Former Tricks Columnist Elledge, facility/office services manager for Dallas, TX-based Summit Alliance Companies, is the recipient of the Distinguished Author Award from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), is an IFMA Fellow, and is a member of TFM’s Editorial Advisory... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Maintenance Timetables

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge looks at labor hours per square foot. Former Tricks Columnist Elledge, facility/office services manager for Dallas, TX-based Summit Alliance Companies, is the recipient of the Distinguished Author Award from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), is an IFMA Fellow, and is a member of TFM’s Editorial Advisory... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Hospital Staffing Support

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge helps answer questions about staffing requirements for a VA... ...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Asset Management’s Market

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge pinpoints the size and scope of the asset management market in the... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: The Power Of Energy Data

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge extols the virtues of energy... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Facility Management In Nigeria

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge outlines the various international offerings for one facility management professional in... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Achieving CFM Status

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge maps out the various ways for facility managers to become... ...Read More...