Facility Management Guru Kevin Folsom is director of campus operations at Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, TX. In this column, he fields all kinds of questions from other facility managers around the world. All questions have been submitted via the “Ask The Expert” link.
Facility managers must communicate how much money they will save in order to convince top management that these efforts can fund their lighting maintenance in perpetuity.
TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom provides advice on how to get started in the field of facilities
Facility managers are in the position to provide convenient and accessible tools to help break the chain of germ transmission. These tools can include hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, paper towels (drying with towels can reduce the spread of germs up to 77%), soap, and facial
A facility management professional asks TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom for advice on a computer based maintenance request
There are many WiFi stats that have come on the market in recent years with a varying degree of cost and capabilities. The question comes down to what you are looking to accomplish, and the user interface can be key.
Prioritizing facility management requests can be challenging if professionals don't have an effective help desk approach. Quick advice? The human touch works
Columnist Kevin Folsom provides both a long and short answer to this question about keeping ahead of maintenance schedules.
A global facility manager is looking for assistance with the detailed costs per square foot for renovations in existing office spaces in the U.S. and Latin
Creating facility management standards is a challenge that many professionals face. Folsom offers some