Retired Columnists Articles

These experts formerly served as regular contributors to Today’s Facility Manager magazine. Their vast knowledge of the facility management profession continues to provide a rich resource for facility managers by way of this online archive.

FM Frequency: That’s What I Like About LEED

The new year is revealing an optimistic side of FM Frequency Columnist Jeff... ...Read More...

Facility Fix: Reading Light

When the senior property manager of The New York Public Library needed to find new lighting components, he searched for a way to remain true to the city's original vision of the... ...Read More...

FM Frequency: A Few Of My Favorite (Web) Things

They may not be raindrops on roses, but there are some things that make Jeff Crane... ...Read More...

Springer

From Where I Sit: Hello Columbus!

Tim Springer discovers the best of American urban planning during a recent trip to Columbus.... ...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Cost To Build Out Raw Space

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge helps one reader find out if the general contractor's quote is in the right... ...Read More...

FM Frequency: Rolling With The Facilities Budget

There are alternatives to the traditional method of budget... ...Read More...

Facility Fix: Work Order System Thwarts Campus Tryst!

With new work order management software, Chris Hill brought efficiency to a university's maintenance... ...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Concrete Crack Up

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gets to the bottom of this annoying... ...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: Nature’s Best Ideas For Buildings

Biomimicry proves that imitation is the highest form of flattery. After all, millions of species can't be... ...Read More...

Sustainable By Design: On The Continuum: Life After LEED-NC

Two years after achieving LEED certification for its original construction, the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, AR pursues LEED for Existing... ...Read More...