The primary disciplines of facility management—building envelope & exteriors, construction & retrofits, energy, environment, facility management, interiors, safety, security, technology—along with other important topics are included in this section.
Professional Development: Cultivating The Sustainable CareerFebruary 15th, 2004
Guest Contributor Victoria Hardy says the career jungle isn't getting any easier, but with the right tools, facility professionals will be better poised to bag the big
The Facility Technologist: Smart Cards – More Than Just Access ControlFebruary 8th, 2004
Move over magnetic stripe cards, smart cards gain ground, thanks to the open-source Java Card standard.
Tricks Of The Trade: Lease Or Buy?February 6th, 2004
TFM Columnist Jim Elledge examines the advantages and disadvantages of these two
IP Telephony: Treating Space As Enterprise ApplicationsJanuary 26th, 2004
If there is a high rate of churn, occupancy information is constantly changing and has an unfortunate habit of being left unreported. Because churn isn't likely to decrease in these type environments, keeping track of space is a big
Professional Development: The Reality Of OutsourcingJanuary 21st, 2004
Guest Contributor Maria Vickers takes a hard look at a management approach with mixed
TFM Names Charles Ayoub Facility Executive Of The YearJanuary 16th, 2004
A no nonsense leader gets things done at a growing Houston hospital-in spite of obstacles and
Services & Maintenance: Window DressingJanuary 15th, 2004
Glazing contractors help achieve ROI throughout windows'
Conveying Corporate ContinuityNovember 26th, 2003
A standards program can help facility executives maintain uniform policies and
Essential Winter MaintenanceNovember 15th, 2003
Something as seemingly innocent as a snowy walkway that has not been cleared can result in serious injury or fatality. It is a little known fact in this country that slip and fall accidents—which cause 15% of all accidental deaths—are second only to motor vehicle accidents as a leading cause of accidental