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This expert formerly served as a regular contributor to Facility Executive (formerly Today’s Facility Manager) magazine. His vast knowledge of the facility management profession continues to provide a rich resource for facility managers by way of this online archive.

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Crane's tongue-in-cheek perspective explains how to maintain facilities and lower budget costs at the same time. From the September 2005 issue.

FM Frequency: Big Swings At Budget Time!

FM Frequency: Big Swings At Budget Time!

Crane's tongue-in-cheek perspective explains how to maintain facilities and lower budget costs at the same time. From the September 2005 issue.

Tricks Of The Trade: Training Facility Infrastructure

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge points to some resources regarding staffing levels.

FM Frequency: Facility Assessments and Project/Budget Planning

A look at a residential facility can offer some much needed perspective on running a commercial facility.

FM Frequency: My First Five Years With The TFM Show

In five years, FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane goes from attendee to presenter at The TFM Show. Here's his report.

FM Frequency: Staying In Touch To Keep Facilities Running Smoothly

Crane offers some practical advice to keep your hardware from shutting down at the worst time.

FM Frequency: Introducing The Department Of Homeland Facilities

In a “Walter Mitty” moment, Crane imagines what it would be like to handle certain facilities management responsibilities for the new administration.

FM Frequency: Are You Lucky?

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, this year's relentless hurricane season underscores the importance of disaster planning.

Tricks Of The Trade: Hand Drying v.2

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge takes another look at the debate over towels v. dryers.

FM Frequency: We Have The Power

As the political season heats up, Crane suggests new energy policies for any building in need of a tune up.

FM Frequency: TMI—Too Much Information

The crush of the media is overwhelming to Crane. How should he manage his case of information overload?

FM Frequency: Summer Checklist

Crane hopes to help readers ensure facilities run smoothly during Mother Nature's most extreme season.

FM Frequency: Business 101

Crane's goal this month is to seek out and apply successful strategies.

FM Frequency: On Outsourcing—Do We Sink, Or Do We Swim?

While Crane admits outsourcing is a reality, he acknowledges there are ways to embrace it and at the same time advance your career.

FM Frequency: An Update On This Fantastic Journey

An adventure outside of the comfort zone inspires Crane to respond to his own 12-step program.

FM Frequency: Baptism By Ice Storm

Memories of snowy childhood winters give Crane new respect for those professionals in charge with keeping people safe, informed, and productive.

Tricks Of The Trade: Lease Or Buy?

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge examines the advantages and disadvantages of these two options.

FM Frequency: What In The World Is OJR?

While in the transitional mode, Crane enjoys the luxury of a gracious exit.

FM Frequency: A Shock To The System?

Electricity, as well as other "dangerous" elements in a facility should always be handled with safety in front of mind.

FM Frequency: Crane’s Eight Wonders Of The Facility Management World

Think of all the places you'd go if you could take an adventure back in time!

FM Frequency: What I Did Over My Summer Vacation

A dash of facility management common sense turns challenges into triumphs during a family vacation for Jeff Crane.

FM Frequency: Water Plus Electricity Equals BIG Problems: The Shocking Conclusion

Crane is victorious in battle, but do the spoils go to his contractors and vendors?

FM Frequency: The “Other Woman” Is A Building

Crane speaks of how his building turns temperamental when he tries to take a few days off.

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