Columnists Articles

Facility management is about the men and women in the trenches, and the magazine’s columnist are some of the most experienced professionals out there. Find out about how they deal with the challenges in the field.

Professional Development: The European Facility Manager

Guest Contributor Fred Kloet feels the groundwork for a global interpretation of the profession is being prepared... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Full Speed Ahead

Facility management trends are increasingly driven by... [...]

Sustainable By Design: Lessons for FMs, From The Halls Of Academia

On many college campuses, facility managers and students are working together to further environmental action.... [...]

Professional Development: Zen And The Art Of FM (Part 2)

In the second part of this series, Hibbard gives four suggestions for simplifying and modernizing... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Communication Frustrations

Inadequate networks can prove to be the fly in the VoIP... [...]

FM Frequency: Staying In Touch To Keep Facilities Running Smoothly

Crane offers some practical advice to keep your hardware from shutting down at the worst time.... [...]

FM Frequency: Introducing The Department Of Homeland Facilities

In a “Walter Mitty” moment, Crane imagines what it would be like to handle certain facilities management responsibilities for the new... [...]

FM Frequency: Are You Lucky?

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, this year's relentless hurricane season underscores the importance of disaster... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Hand Drying v.2

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge takes another look at the debate over towels v.... [...]

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part Two

Special systems and equipment are required in these technologically advanced... [...]