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: Facilities And Design

Tricks Of The Trade: Facilities And Design

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge explains the importance of the facilities management team and its role in the design...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Continuing Education

Tricks Of The Trade: Continuing Education

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge offers advice to those with healthcare/design experience who are interested in facilities...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Winning Welcome Letters

Tricks Of The Trade: Winning Welcome Letters

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge offers advice on tenant welcome...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Beating Bed Bugs

Tricks Of The Trade: Beating Bed Bugs

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge helps one facility manager get up to speed on this topical problem that has been in the news...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Outsourcing In India

Tricks Of The Trade: Outsourcing In India

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge discusses leaders in the FM...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Lighting As Part Of O&M Budgets

Tricks Of The Trade: Lighting As Part Of O&M Budgets

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gives the breakdown on lighting...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Evaluating Labor Costs

Tricks Of The Trade: Evaluating Labor Costs

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge looks at estimates for custodial labor...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Economic Issues

Tricks Of The Trade: Economic Issues

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge examines how economic issues are having an impact in today's...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Disease Free Elms

Tricks Of The Trade: Disease Free Elms

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge puts on his horticultural...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Color Temperature Recommendations

Tricks Of The Trade: Color Temperature Recommendations

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge takes a look at light...Read More...