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: Elementary, My Dear Watson (Part 1)

In the first part of this facility riddle, Crane challenges readers to don their thinking... ...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Freedom Of Worship

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge helps one professional look into accommodating the daily prayer requirements of Muslim... ...Read More...

From Where I Sit: FM, AM, And IM

With so much attention on speech giving and politics, Springer encourages facility professionals to spread the good word about the importance of what they do and how they do... ...Read More...

Keeping things in perspective…

Markets rise and crash like the waves. Financial giants melt like ice cream on hot asphalt. But cherishing and loving friends and family and keeping their memories alive - THOSE are eternal gifts that can't be bought or... ...Read More...

FM Frequency: 20 Years—Looking Ahead

In honor of TFM's 20th anniversary, Crane makes some daring predictions for the next two... ...Read More...

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FM Frequency: 20 Years–Looking Ahead

In honor of TFM's 20th anniversary, Crane makes some daring predictions for the next two... ...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Design/Build Data Centers

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge points the way to better data center design/build... ...Read More...

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From Where I Sit: Measure What You Manage

Springer wonders if it makes sense to measure performance based on cost psf instead of... ...Read More...

FM Frequency: Conserving Dollars

As the need to do more with less increases, Crane offers some clever cuts in essential... ...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Reducing Energy Consumption

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge examines the topic of occupancy... ...Read More...