Ask The Expert 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.

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: BAS Optimization Methods

Building automation systems are extremely useful strategic tools, but one facility management professional needs input on their power saving... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Facility Management Career Advancement Advice

For one facility management professional with an abundance of hands on experience, the path to career advancement is somewhat... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Energy Usage Patterns

Kevin Folsom makes energy management recommendations based on consumption, efficiency, and unit cost.... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Top Problem For Facility Managers

One facility management professional attempts to zero in on the biggest problem faced by his... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: De-Icing With Liquid Brine

Do facility management professionals have any feedback on the use of liquid brine for de-icing... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Glycol Chiller Methodology

This week's question asks for specifics on glycol maintenance practices in... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Analyzing Energy Efforts

Energy efficiency is one of the most important aspects of facilities management, but measuring results of these efforts is often a challenging... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Biggest Challenges

The million dollar question: what are the biggest challenges for facilities... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Gauging Customer Service

Facilities Management Guru Kevin Folsom introduces the concept of "servant leadership" to managers who are seeking ways to rate those in the... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Recycling Hauling Fees

One facility manager is looking for ways to eliminate hauling fees for... ...Read More...