Tricks of the Trade Articles

Facility Management Guru Kevin Folsom is director of campus operations at Trinity Christian Academy in Addison, TX. In this column, he fields all kinds of questions from other facility managers around the world. All questions have been submitted via the “Ask The Expert” link.

Tricks Of The Trade: Economic Issues

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge examines how economic issues are having an impact in today's... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Disease Free Elms

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge puts on his horticultural... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Color Temperature Recommendations

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge takes a look at light... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Energy Costs For Gas Dryers

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge estimates energy costs for commercial grade laundry... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Asset Tracking Recommendations

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge suggests some software for tracking certain facility... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: The War Of The Thermostats

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge helps one building occupant get to the bottom of some temperature... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Stretched Resources

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge attempts to level the playing... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Facilities Vs. Real Estate

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge breaks down the differences between these key operational... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Data Rich BIM

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge explores the BIM... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Staffing Demands

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge answers questions about staffing... [...]