Question Of The Week Articles

On Mondays, FacilityBlog will feature one question posed by a facility management professional to Facility Executive’s resident expert and guru, Kevin Folsom. While a link to this response from the magazine is included, the goal of this exercise is to initiate additional discussion and feedback from members within the facility management community.

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Question Of The Week: Move Management

Whether moving an office or an entire facility, the task has many moving parts. What resources and strategies are most... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Annual Testing And Maintenance Of Backflow Preventer

One facility management professional is looking for input on the testing requirements and frequency for backflow preventers used in conjunction with water glycol piping... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Top Energy Improvement

What is the most effective change made in the past 12... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Web Based CAD

Can facility managers operate a CAD/space management (on the web) program that is independent from an established, software-based computerized maintenance management... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Health And Wellness Strategies

This aspect of sustainable facilities is moving to the... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: How Accurate Are Data Center Tier Ratings?

Even a well designed upper tier rated data center requires a spot on preventive maintenance (PM) program to maintain its rating. Yet, the PM part of the equation is often omitted.... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Communication Methods

Whether monthly memos or informal meetings, what methods are most effective to reach staff... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Facilities Headcount Increase

A facility manager is looking for tools that will help justify a headcount increase in his... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Benefits Of BIM

What benefits have you gleaned from the use of BIM in your facility projects? What challenges have you... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Operating Empty Buildings

One professional asks what the standard minimum maintenance requirement is for operating a vacant... ...Read More...