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: Safety In Confined Spaces

Tricks Of The Trade: Safety In Confined Spaces

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge compares confined space standards outside of the...Read More...

FM Frequency: Remembering 9/11 Six Years Later

FM Frequency: Remembering 9/11 Six Years Later

New tragedies at the former Deutsche Bank building rekindle public emotion at Ground...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Facility Management Degrees

Tricks Of The Trade: Facility Management Degrees

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge provides an update on the facility management degree programs (as of September...Read More...

FM Frequency: Summer School

FM Frequency: Summer School

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane ponders electricity and...Read More...

From Where I Sit: Take Me To Your Leader

From Where I Sit: Take Me To Your Leader

Tim Springer explains why there are distinct qualities that separate true leaders from mere...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: LEGAL Turkey Vulture Deterrents

Tricks Of The Trade: LEGAL Turkey Vulture Deterrents

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge reveals how to get rid of pesky...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Cleaning Costs (RSF vs. USF)

Tricks Of The Trade: Cleaning Costs (RSF vs. USF)

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge explains the difference in cleaning cost calculation...Read More...

FM Frequency: Finding The Glass More Than Half Full

FM Frequency: Finding The Glass More Than Half Full

Crane offers a historical perspective to paint the future of facility management in a positive light....Read More...

Facility Fix: A Clean Sweep

Facility Fix: A Clean Sweep

It is Roy Campbell's job to ensure that the city of Green Bay, WI can enjoy a football game without worrying about sewage issues. With a system to monitor activities remotely, the stadium's management scores a touchdown for...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Hand Drying v.3

Tricks Of The Trade: Hand Drying v.3

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge delves into the details of hand drying the RIGHT...Read More...