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: Outsourcing Trends

Tricks Of The Trade: Outsourcing Trends

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge dissects the nuances of...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...

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...

Tricks Of The Trade: Freedom Of Worship

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...

Tricks Of The Trade: Design/Build Data Centers

Tricks Of The Trade: Design/Build Data Centers

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

Tricks Of The Trade: Reducing Energy Consumption

Tricks Of The Trade: Reducing Energy Consumption

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

Web Based FM Trends: Decoding The Acronym Puzzle

Web Based FM Trends: Decoding The Acronym Puzzle

Web based facility management offerings are becoming easier to...Read More...