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: Maintenance Apps

What is a good smart phone app for managing maintenance...Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Forklift Damage Issues

Is it possible to protect facilities when forklift operators treat their equipment like bumper cars? From the September 2013 issue....Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Sewage Odors

How can a facility manager resolve a persistent problem with sewage...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: CMMS And BIM Training

When a company does not use CMMS or BIM, how does a facility management professional start the learning...Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Continuing Education

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom sorts through the various continuing education options for one operations manager. From the August 2013 issue....Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Help With Help Desks

A facility manager is looking for ways to streamline her help desk...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Allergic To Air Conditioning

A facility manager wants to know how to resolve a complaint regarding "air conditioning...Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Sub-Carpet Discoveries

Getting a concrete subfloor cleaned up enough for reuse requires the advice of Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom. From the August 2013 issue....Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Falling Metal Halide Lamps

One facility manager seeks advice on efforts to secure lamps to keep them from falling onto the factory...Read More...

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: High-Tech Cigarettes

To smoke or not to smoke? That is the question. How should facility managers draw the line with electronic cigarettes? Folsom examines this issue. From the July 2013 issue....Read More...