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: Suburban Facilities Need Love Too

FM Frequency: Suburban Facilities Need Love Too

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane makes the case for smart economic development in...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Paint Or Laminate?

Tricks Of The Trade: Paint Or Laminate?

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge takes a stab at basic woodworking with this practical answer about cabinet...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Facilities Staff Allocation

Tricks Of The Trade: Facilities Staff Allocation

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge tries to answer an old question with a new twist: can you allocate staff per square...Read More...

FM Frequency: Lean Budgets = Creative Training…

FM Frequency: Lean Budgets = Creative Training…

TFM Columnist Jeff Crane argues that professional development shouldn't come to a screeching halt when there's no money to participate in far flung...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Fms Get No Respect!

Tricks Of The Trade: Fms Get No Respect!

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge answers the question, "Why...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Roofing Insulation

Tricks Of The Trade: Roofing Insulation

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge explores the possibility of increasing roof insulation through the application of a special...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Hospital Expansion Staffing Requirements

Tricks Of The Trade: Hospital Expansion Staffing Requirements

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge tries to help determine appropriate maintenance staffing for a...Read More...

FM Frequency: Elementary, My Dear Watson (Part 2)

FM Frequency: Elementary, My Dear Watson (Part 2)

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane presents this conclusion to his moldy vacation cottage...Read More...

From Where I Sit: Kazam! It’s Magic!

From Where I Sit: Kazam! It’s Magic!

TFM Columnist Tim Springer feels Santa Claus has got nothing on facility managers when it comes to granting wishes, seemingly out of thin...Read More...

FM Frequency: Sustaining Optimism

FM Frequency: Sustaining Optimism

TFM Columnist Jeff Crane says the best days are...Read More...