Tricks of the Trade Archives
Creating facility management standards is a challenge that many professionals face. Folsom offers some assistance.
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?”
While many facility management professionals have substantial “hands on” experience, certifications and accreditation advice is often appreciated.
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.
Facilities Management Guru Kevin Folsom introduces the concept of “servant leadership” to managers who are seeking ways to rate those in the profession.
Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom helps out one facility management professional who is struggling with roofing decisions. From the October 2013 issue.
Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom gives some suggestions to a facility manager who is dealing with sewage odors in several buildings. From the October 2013 issue.
Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom goes over the requirements for facility management licenses. From the September 2013 issue.
Is it possible to protect facilities when forklift operators treat their equipment like bumper cars? From the September 2013 issue.