Facility Management Articles

Articles in this section provide insight into how facility managers can keep on top of what they need to know to sustain their careers.

NPBDG

New Performance-Based Design Guide Now Available

National Institute of Building Sciences makes free tool available to the public via the...Read More...

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Web Exclusive: Getting Back To Business

When disaster hits a facility, it can be devastating, but with intensive planning an organization can get back on its...Read More...

World FM Day 2014

How Did You Celebrate World FM Day?

Held on June 4, 2014, World FM Day aims to raise the profile of the FM profession, not just in local markets, but anywhere facility managers influence the health, safety, productivity, and well-being of people who use the built environment; and that means...Read More...

FM Alert

Executives Unconcerned About Near-Term Baby Boomer Retirements

Businesses of all sizes can benefit by implementing programs that allow professionals to transition into retirement and remain engaged with the firm....Read More...

Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Help Desk Help!

Prioritizing facility management requests can be challenging if professionals don't have an effective help desk approach. Quick advice? The human touch works...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Do Bosses Prefer Night Owls Or Early Birds?

Even after statistically controlling for total work hours, employees who started work earlier in the day were rated by their supervisors as more conscientious, and thus received higher performance...Read More...

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Furniture Trends: Setting The Stage

Creating a workplace fit for today and the future requires insight from facility...Read More...

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New Service Spotlight: Attune Energy Dashboard by E-Mon

This cloud based service accesses historical and real-time energy usage data from a variety of meter...Read More...

FM Alert

Tax Implications Of Building System Maintenance Or Replacement

Whether the expenditure is considered routine maintenance or an improvement or betterment will have an impact on tax implications under the new...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Tracking Maintenance

Columnist Kevin Folsom provides both a long and short answer to this question about keeping ahead of maintenance schedules....Read More...