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: Recycling Hauling Fees

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

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Aging Astroturf

While most people imagine astroturf lasts forever, that's clearly not the case. So what is the average lifespan of...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: The Facility Manager’s Dilemma

How do facilities management professionals shift strategic decision making processes so they can be proactive rather than...Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Roofing Research

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom helps out one facility management professional who is struggling with roofing decisions. From the October 2013 issue....Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Manhole Strength Analysis

One facility professional seeks assistance in dealing with a safety issue regarding concrete pipes and...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Facilities Walk Through Templates

For new facilities, what kinds of things should be included in an effective walk through...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Uniform Recommendations

Can anyone recommend a good uniform company that would be able to assist with my maintenance and housekeeping...Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Tackling Sewage Odors

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....Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Basic HVAC Training

Where should a facility management professional look for advanced training that addresses larger HVAC...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Age And Adaptability

Is there solid research indicating if age has an impact on how well employees adapt to change in workplace policies and...Read More...