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: Green Building BasicsApril 3rd, 2008
TFM Columnist Jim Elledge helps on facility professional find out about green building certification
Tricks Of The Trade: Mission Critical QuizMarch 31st, 2008
TFM Columnist Jim Elledge takes the redundancy question
FM Frequency: From the Outside Looking InMarch 19th, 2008
A peek inside the fictitious life of temporary facility manager, Ms. Y (courtesy of "Dear
Tricks Of The Trade: Hello, Columbus!March 3rd, 2008
TFM Columnist Jim Elledge breaks down operations costs for the City of Columbus,
Tricks Of The Trade: Organizational ToolsFebruary 28th, 2008
TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gets one facility manager on track with a solution to her task management
Tricks Of The Trade: Water In The LightsFebruary 27th, 2008
TFM Columnist Jim Elledge addresses the safety issue of leaky roofs, water, and light
From Where I Sit: Facility Management Is…February 19th, 2008
Tim Springer challenges fms to define what they do in terminology that's tangible to everyone.
FM Frequency: For The Love Of BuildingsFebruary 19th, 2008
Confessions under the knife: anesthesia exposes the trippy side of Crane's facility
Tricks Of The Trade: Mythbusting the Copper vs. Aluminum DebateJanuary 30th, 2008
TFM Columnist Jim Elledge puts forth the case for copper wire vs aluminum wire connected to main electrical switch gears.