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Professional Development Column

Authored by a different industry member each issue, this column provides insight into how facility managers can keep on top of what they need to know to sustain their careers.

Professional Development


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As work styles are evolving, employees are spending less time in individual offices and more time working together.

Professional Development: The Demise Of The Cubicle

Professional Development: The Demise Of The Cubicle

As work styles are evolving, employees are spending less time in individual offices and more time working together.

Professional Development: Reinventing The Plan Room Of The Future

Building Information Modeling can help facility managers stay up to date.

Professional Development: Revised Regulations

Guest Columnist Teresa L. Jakubowski explains how new standards of Titles II and III of the ADA can be decoded.

Professional Development: Stay In Shape For Survival

Occupational safety programs are key to maintaining a healthy and productive workforce, even in a down economy.

Professional Development: Helpful Hints For Evaluating Contractor Bids

Guest Columnist Bill Garland recommends facility managers look beyond face value when partnering with outside firms.

Professional Development: Keeping Tabs On Facilities

Guided self assessments are tools to supplement professionally administered data collection.

Professional Development: Not Only Money Is Green

Tony Rankin explains how many aspects of sustainable design translate into substantial savings for budgets as well.

Professional Development: Getting Your Money’s Worth Out Of Commissioning

In part two of this commissioning feature, find out how savings can come from systems and equipment optimization.

BONUS Professional Development: Focus On Large Scale Lamp Recycling

In this final piece in the series, Columnist Krall looks at how recycling programs at large facilities can have big benefits.

Professional Development: Lamp Recycling Still Matters

Columnist Daniel Krall reveals how lamps in landfills carry financial, environmental, and public relations risks.

Professional Development: Commissioning No Longer Optional

Guest Columnist Paul Liesman provides the first part of a two part series on building commissioning.

Professional Development: Facility Upgrade And Retrofitting Strategies

Guest Contributor Ramin R. Cherafat looks at how expandability, flexibility, and phasing support projects.

Professional Development: Design Build Revisited

Guest Contributor Vince Duobinis explains why this old concept receives renewed interest.

Professional Development: Being “Chemically Careful” In The Restroom

Guest Contributor Roger McFadden illustrates how safety is critical in establishing a best in class operation.

Professional Development: BIM Adds To Construction Projects

Guest Contributor William Zollinger explains how data rich and

Professional Development: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Guest Contributor Stanley Trim examines how to leverage proven processes to manage GHGs.

Professional Development: Analyzing Facilities Leadership

Guest Contributor Tony Stack explains how education facilities are the proving grounds for some professionals.

Professional Development: Best Practices On A Budget

Contributors Mike Singleton and Phil Wales explain how to reduce costs by aligning technology with best practices.

Professional Development: Giving The Green Light On Legal Counsel

Guest Contributor Gina Vitiello explains how LEED AP certification can give green buildings a boost.

Professional Development: Green ROI

Guest Contributors Michael Jeppesen and Robert Pi̱on illustrate why and how sustainable renovations can boost ROI and property values.

Professional Development: Embrace Sustainability For The Bottom Line

Guest Contributor Lee Kaufman examines the total site portfolio to consolidate sustainability investments.

Professional Development: The Value Of A Safety Conscious Builder

Guest Contributor Jerry Kingwill explains how extensive safety programs can encourage a healthy workforce.

Professional Development: Command Presence

Guest Contributor Timothy Cummings feels fms must exhibit leadership qualities during emergency situations.

Professional Development: Creating A Plan For Disaster

Having guidelines in place helps mitigate losses. Guest Contributor Tony Rankin outlines a plan.

Professional Development: Maintenance In A Tough Economy

Guest Contributor Rick Stathis illustrates how being penny wise and pound foolish with maintenance can be costly.

Professional Development: OBCs In A Struggling Economy

Guest Contributor George Russell looks at ways for facility professionals to address real estate issues with flex space.

Professional Development: Ergonomics Provide A Boost In Tough Times

Guest Contributor Derek Timm explains how stressful conditions can be improved by comfortable configurations.

Professional Development: Time: Is It Possible To Do More With Less?

In a very personal account, Charles Carpenter, a returning contributor, explains the benefits of multitasking.

Professional Development: Human Resource Management

Guest Contributor Tony Rankin asks, when facility managers are faced with personnel issues, how should they respond?

Professional Development: Focus Group Recommendations

Centralize real estate and facilities management assets? Guest Contributor William Manning says no under $5000.

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