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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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