Retired Columnists


Retired Columnists

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.

Tricks Of The Trade: Building Information Modeling Under The Microscope

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge takes an in depth look at BIM.

Tricks Of The Trade: The Drawbacks Of “Free”

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge explains how "free" usually isn't such a bargain in the end.

Tricks Of The Trade: Energy Management For Churches

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gives advice on finding energy management solutions for multi-purpose facilities

Tricks Of The Trade: Remote Monitoring

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge explains options for remote monitoring.

Tricks Of The Trade: Putting A Sock In It!

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge reviews the pitfalls of D-I-Y dryer filtration techniques.

Tricks Of The Trade: Property Manager Or Facility Manager

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge walks professionals through the distinctions that define these two very different management functions.

Tricks Of The Trade: Who Is Responsible For Code Violations?

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge unravels the riddle of code violation accountability.

Tricks Of The Trade: Facilities And Design

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge explains the importance of the facilities management team and its role in the design process.

Tricks Of The Trade: Continuing Education

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge offers advice to those with healthcare/design experience who are interested in facilities management.

Tricks Of The Trade: Winning Welcome Letters

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge offers advice on tenant welcome packages.

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