Bonus Features Articles

These bonus stories are unusual offerings that take a look at facility management from a different or specialized perspective.

Special Report: Picking The Fluff Off A Heap

Special Report: Picking The Fluff Off A Heap

Throwing away garbage doesn't mean it will never turn up in a building...Read More...

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Green Solutions: Save Valuable Resources

Mike McClellan is facility/construction manager for a popular Santa Cruz, CA restaurant called The Crow's Nest. One of his primary goals is to conserve...Read More...

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Conveying Corporate Continuity

A standards program can help facility executives maintain uniform policies and...Read More...

Essential Winter Maintenance

Essential Winter Maintenance

Something as seemingly innocent as a snowy walkway that has not been cleared can result in serious injury or fatality. It is a little known fact in this country that slip and fall accidents—which cause 15% of all accidental deaths—are second only to motor vehicle accidents as a leading cause of accidental...Read More...

Directions: Zen And The Art Of FM (Part 1)

Directions: Zen And The Art Of FM (Part 1)

In the first part of this series, Bill Hibbard explains how the facilities operations audit can be an essential...Read More...

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Holding Educational Facility Professionals To A Higher Standard

Having an edge in the complex arena of educational facilities starts with a standards...Read More...

Industry Interview: Conduit Of Communication

Industry Interview: Conduit Of Communication

Karl Borgstrom is charged with bringing the message of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) to its constituency as well as outside organizations....Read More...

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Beyond Facility Management: Taking The Satellite View

Taking the satellite view with a customer service attitude can make a big...Read More...

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Bonus Feature: Two Heads Are Better Than One

Imagine for a moment an employee or tenant who suddenly collapses from cardiac arrest and needs medical attention immediately. From the March 2003...Read More...

Bonus Feature: The Handbook To Building – MasterFormat

This standard, used traditionally for the construction industry, is expanding to include facility management responsibilities. From the March 2003 issue....Read More...