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.

FM Frequency: A Few Of My Favorite (Web) Things

They may not be raindrops on roses, but there are some things that make Jeff Crane...Read More...

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From Where I Sit: Hello Columbus!

Tim Springer discovers the best of American urban planning during a recent trip to Columbus....Read More...

FM Frequency: A Few Of My Favorite (Web) Things

FM Frequency: A Few Of My Favorite (Web) Things

They may not be raindrops on roses, but there are some things that make Jeff Crane happy. By Jeff Crane, P.E., LEED® APPublished in the December 2007 issue of Today’s Facility Manager When evaluating goals for 2008, facility managers (fms) might consider this column a resource for Web-based “favorite tools.” (And while none of the recommended sites have paid for the author’s use or endorsement, most...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Cost To Build Out Raw Space

Tricks Of The Trade: Cost To Build Out Raw Space

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge helps one reader find out if the general contractor's quote is in the right...Read More...

FM Frequency: Rolling With The Facilities Budget

There are alternatives to the traditional method of budget...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Concrete Crack Up

Tricks Of The Trade: Concrete Crack Up

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gets to the bottom of this annoying...Read More...

Facility Fix: Safe Passage

Facility Fix: Safe Passage

Miami International Airport is experiencing a major expansion. With airport security an increasingly important issue, Ray Davalos needed to find an inventive way to test new security products and systems....Read More...

FM Frequency: Relief From Green Fatigue

FM Frequency: Relief From Green Fatigue

Crane humorously dissects his latest energy saving project: re-lamping for fun and...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Pew Sprawl

Tricks Of The Trade: Pew Sprawl

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge explains everything you ever wanted to know about pew...Read More...

FM Frequency: It’s A Special Season!

FM Frequency: It’s A Special Season!

This month, budget season (no, not football season) is at the center of Crane's fall...Read More...