Question Of The Week Archives
Open office plans are touted for encouraging collaboration, reducing real estate costs, and increasing overall productivity. But the lack of privacy and possibly problematic acoustics can also present a downside.
In the process of reorganizing his facilities team, one manager is looking for advice regarding assessment tools that cover the complete range of skills for members of his department.
One facility professional is looking for feedback on how to set up a large scale building compliance/auditing program.
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 liking.
One facility manager is looking for feedback on cogeneration (combined heat and power) compared to trigeneration (combined cooling, heat and power) to generate electricity efficiently.
Facility cleaning procedures play a part in preventing the spread of Ebola. Are yours addressing the threat?
One tech facility manager is trying to determine budgetary benchmarking policies for procuring maintenance and toiletry products.
The success of recycling programs relies heavily on occupant engagement.
One tech expert floats the idea of using Microsoft’s recent acquisition, Minecraft, for practical 3D facilities management floor plan layout applications.
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.