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: Voltage Optimization

I am seeking input from facility management professionals who have had experience with voltage optimization in switch... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Digital Blueprints

My question is about the practicality of digital blueprints and other oversized, large scale documents related to facilities management. I am looking for feedback from others who can share their... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Air Conditioning Preventive Maintenance

Where can I find templates or guidelines for preventive maintenance management plans for split aircon... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Dealing With Workplace Psychological Injury Management

What are some of the major challenges standing in the way of effective workplace psychological injury... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Wellness Programs And Ventilation Performance

Ventilation rates have been studied in numerous ways, but has anyone used it in connection with absenteeism and wellness... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: CMMS/Asset Management Software Recommendations

I've used a few different programs in past lives but they were mostly geared towards educational facilities or they didn't include some of the vital modules I'm looking for in this particular application. I have found an option that seems pretty sharp and includes most of what I'm looking for, but I'd appreciate more... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Parking Improvements

I am trying to figure out the best way to manage the parking situation at my facility and would welcome feedback on automation, revenue, and... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Do You Want Photo Proof From Vendors?

I know we're supposed to trust our vendors, but do any of you bother with photo or video verification of completed tasks? If so, do you find it... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What To Do If Someone Has The Flu?

When an important employee appears to be coming down with flu-like symptoms, what can—and SHOULD—facility managers... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Electronic Cigarettes In The Workplace

How are facilities managers handling smoke free policies with regard to electronic... ...Read More...