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: Hospital Expansion Staffing Requirements

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge tries to help determine appropriate maintenance staffing for a... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Freedom Of Worship

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge helps one professional look into accommodating the daily prayer requirements of Muslim... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Design/Build Data Centers

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge points the way to better data center design/build... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Reducing Energy Consumption

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge examines the topic of occupancy... [...]

Web Based FM Trends: Decoding The Acronym Puzzle

Web based facility management offerings are becoming easier to... [...]


Tricks Of The Trade: Super Smart Cards

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gets help from TFM Facility Technologist Tom Condon and reviews the limitless possibilities of today's... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Standardized Cleaning Documents

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge looks at the audit process in an attempt to standardize housekeeping... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Capital Equipment Replacement Program

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge helps one reader create a capital equipment replacement... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Prepping For An Interview

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge helps one hopeful fm prepare for his first "imaginary" week on the... [...]

Tricks Of The Trade: Structural Construction Documents

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge finds a guideline addressing coordination and completeness of structural construction... [...]