Cleaning policies are paramount, but other aspects impact the health quotient of a facility.
Whether or not the organization is pursuing LEED certification, setting a clear path to sustainable goals is key.
One reader writes to TFM Guru Folsom and asks, “What advice would you have regarding how to begin the transition from a construction career into facility management?”
NEW COLUMN! In this new Facility Retrofit Column, find out how the Douglas County School District in Colorado brings in natural light to classrooms and common spaces.
While many facility management professionals have substantial “hands on” experience, certifications and accreditation advice is often appreciated.
Facilities with photovoltaic installations can pose additional challenges to firefighting efforts, and planning is key.
Embracing five central qualities will help facility managers motivate their employees.
The recently updated ACR standard from NADCA advises facility managers, and their contractors, on best practices.
Columnist Kevin Folsom helps get to the bottom of basic fire code requirements, if any, for buildings that are vacant.
Kevin Folsom makes energy management recommendations based on consumption, efficiency, and unit cost.