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: Scope Of Work

Tricks Of The Trade: Scope Of Work

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge examines the particulars involved in a SOW for MGE UPS system...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: National Specialty Service Providers

Tricks Of The Trade: National Specialty Service Providers

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge helps one multi-site fm consolidate...Read More...

FM Frequency: Powerful Realities

FM Frequency: Powerful Realities

Columnist Jeff Crane ponders long-term alternative energy options in response to cap and trade...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: High-Rise Building Evacuations

Tricks Of The Trade: High-Rise Building Evacuations

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge explains the rationale behind isolated alarms and evacuations in high-rise...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Definitive Floor Area Measurements

Tricks Of The Trade: Definitive Floor Area Measurements

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge compares the most up to date floor area measurement...Read More...

From Where I Sit: RIP Dilbert

From Where I Sit: RIP Dilbert

TFM Columnist Dr. Tim Springer makes the case for eliminating Dilbert and...Read More...

FM Frequency: There’s Something In The Air…Or Is There?

FM Frequency: There’s Something In The Air…Or Is There?

In this expanded FM Frequency offering, Jeff Crane explains how an indoor air quality complaint triggered this hypothetical...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Smart Card 101

Tricks Of The Trade: Smart Card 101

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge examines the different smart card...Read More...

FM Frequency: Feverish Forum Recap

FM Frequency: Feverish Forum Recap

In an unprecedented act of humility (and a touch of insanity), FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Outsourcing Trends

Tricks Of The Trade: Outsourcing Trends

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge dissects the nuances of...Read More...