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: Building Compliance Audits

One facility professional is looking for feedback on how to set up a large scale building compliance/auditing... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Automated Restrooms… Friend Or Foe?

A reader recently shared his thoughts on automatic faucets in public restrooms, noting that these plumbing fixtures dictate the temperature of water he uses to wash his hands, which is often not hot enough for his... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Trigeneration Vs. Cogeneration

One facility manager is looking for feedback on cogeneration (combined heat and power) compared to trigeneration (combined cooling, heat and power) to generate electricity... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Ebola And Cleaning Practices

Facility cleaning procedures play a part in preventing the spread of Ebola. Are yours addressing the... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Cleaning Material And Toiletries Budgets

One tech facility manager is trying to determine budgetary benchmarking policies for procuring maintenance and toiletry... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Boosting Recycling Rates

The success of recycling programs relies heavily on occupant... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Facilities Management In A Minecraft World

One tech expert floats the idea of using Microsoft's recent acquisition, Minecraft, for practical 3D facilities management floor plan layout... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Where Are You Finding Your Future FMs?

Over the next 15 years, a high proportion of seasoned members of the facility management profession will be leaving the workforce as they reach retirement age.... [...]

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Question of the Week: Anticipating Snow Removal

One facility management professional is looking for advice on the most cost effective way to handle snow... [...]

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Question Of The Week: What Works For Water Conservation?

Increasingly, water shortages and quality are an important facility management... [...]