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: Maintaining Emergency Plans?

Facility managers and others who create emergency preparedness plans know that periodic testing and updates are crucial to protecting people, property, and operations in the event of a... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Facility Management And Energy Initiatives

Execution of energy management programs is typically a shared responsibility, but what can be done when the facilities department is reluctant to take... [...]

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Question Of The Week: What’s Your Facility Management Background?

Everyone seems to have a different career path in the facilities profession; how would you describe... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Demand Response?

A recent report from Navigant Research forecasts worldwide revenue from demand response programs will grow from $1.6 billion annually in 2014 to $9.7 billion in... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Bad Maintenance Practices

As a facility manager, what have you seen that has been a result of poor maintenance (or complete lack... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Open Carry Laws?

The debates about the right to carry firearms openly continue to swirl in the halls of government as well as in facilities throughout the... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Who Watches The Generators?

As disaster recovery and business continuity become more important, organizations are investing in standby generators...but who is in charge of maintaining... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Mobile Checklist Management Tools

A pharmaceutical facility manager is seeking input on mobile solutions that will help him tackle his maintenance... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Boosting The Bottom Line?

What is the single most effective change you've implemented recently to improve your bottom... [...]

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Question Of The Week: What To Do About BYOD?

Now that cellphones have become ubiquitous, employers have started implementing Bring Your Own Device policies in the workplace. This is creating challenges for a facility professional who is seeking feedback from others who have been through the... [...]