Tricks of the Trade Articles
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.
Tricks Of The Trade: Furthering Facilities CareersMarch 20th, 2014
While many facility management professionals have substantial "hands on" experience, certifications and accreditation advice is often
Tricks Of The Trade: Fire Extinguisher CodesFebruary 20th, 2014
Columnist Kevin Folsom helps get to the bottom of basic fire code requirements, if any, for buildings that are
Tricks Of The Trade: Energy Usage PatternsJanuary 21st, 2014
Kevin Folsom makes energy management recommendations based on consumption, efficiency, and unit cost.
Tricks Of The Trade: Gauging Customer ServiceDecember 10th, 2013
Facilities Management Guru Kevin Folsom introduces the concept of "servant leadership" to managers who are seeking ways to rate those in the
Tricks Of The Trade: Roofing ResearchNovember 21st, 2013
Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom helps out one facility management professional who is struggling with roofing decisions. From the October 2013 issue.
Tricks Of The Trade: Tackling Sewage OdorsOctober 31st, 2013
Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom gives some suggestions to a facility manager who is dealing with sewage odors in several buildings. From the October 2013 issue.
Tricks Of The Trade: FM Licensing RequirementsOctober 17th, 2013
Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom goes over the requirements for facility management licenses. From the September 2013 issue.
Tricks Of The Trade: Forklift Damage IssuesOctober 1st, 2013
Is it possible to protect facilities when forklift operators treat their equipment like bumper cars? From the September 2013 issue.
Tricks Of The Trade: Continuing EducationSeptember 19th, 2013
Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom sorts through the various continuing education options for one operations manager. From the August 2013 issue.