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.

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Commentary: Why Climate Change Matters

Jeff Johnson, chief science officer at Schneider Electric, notes that quantifying the forces at play, both man-made and natural, is still a work in progress—as is accurately projecting future...Read More...

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FM Alert: Revisiting TFM Facility Executive Of The Year Winners

This first in the series is from the winner of the 2013 Award, J.B. Messer, director of facilities management at Oklahoma City Community College....Read More...

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Water-Rest-Shade: Safe Summer Working Practices

U.S. Labor Department launches its annual summer campaign to prevent heat-related illnesses and...Read More...

Top Reasons for Replacing Existing Software

CMMS: Trends And Attitudes

The survey found that 48% of prospective buyers were currently using manual methods such as paper and spreadsheets to track their maintenance management, rather than using a formal software...Read More...

TFM May 2014

May 2014 Issue (Volume 27, Number 4)

This issue of Today's Facility Manager looks at how technology delivers primarily positive results in most operational...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Demand Response?

A recent report from Navigant Research forecasts worldwide revenue from demand response programs will grow from $1.6 billion annually in 2014 to $9.7 billion in...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Has Your Boss Asked You To Do Anything Weird?

Did you know that more than one in five workers say their boss asks them to do things unrelated to their job? Fortunately, the same study finds that a majority of workers think their boss is doing a better than average...Read More...

HFI

The ABCs Of VOCs In Facilities

There are thousands of different VOCs and they have two things in common—they contain carbon, and they evaporate...Read More...

Millenials

JLL Issues New Report: Millennials In Facilities Management

JLL commissioned an independent study in March, 2014, probing the views of more than 200 millennials who hold professional jobs or who are still in college. The study shows there are positive impressions of FM careers when those working were exposed to several different job...Read More...

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FM Frequency: Historic Sites – Challenges, Opportunities

Whoever said some things only get better with age probably was not a facility...Read More...