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.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Too Hot/Too Cold Complaints

How do you handle temperature complaints in your... [...]


QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Energy Efficiency Recommendations

What are the best energy efficiency recommendations facility managers can make to other facility... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What IFMA Credential Should I Pursue?

CFM prep exam or FMP? I am not sure what I am ready for and would appreciate any advice or shared... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What Should You Outsource?

A facility manager is seeking outsourcing... [...]


QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Service Request System Plus More

Can anyone recommend a robust customer service/work order request... [...]


QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Belt Maintenance

Is it wise to push the integrity of equipment when maintenance is fairly straightforward? Or should you only change belts when... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What To Do When Moving In

Where can I find resources, tools, and tips for opening a new commercial office... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Taking The Pulse Of The Profession

What is the current health of—and forecast for—the facility management... [...]

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Facility Management Nuances

Are there basic differences in service requirements for facilities management based on urban vs. suburban demands? Corporate vs. manufacturing... [...]


How should a Los Angeles-based facility deal with space heaters when safety inspectors... [...]