Magazine Articles

Since 1988, Facility Executive (formerly Today’s Facility Manager) has been covering the key disciplines of facility executives in print. This area of the site is where all magazine articles are archived.

Services & Maintenance: Examining Hard Floor Maintenance

New technologies and certifications elevate both cleanliness and... ...Read More...

FM Frequency: Introducing The Department Of Homeland Facilities

In a “Walter Mitty” moment, Crane imagines what it would be like to handle certain facilities management responsibilities for the new... ...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: The Missing Link In Roof Considerations

Preventive maintenance can provide priceless value and... ...Read More...

FM Frequency: Are You Lucky?

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, this year's relentless hurricane season underscores the importance of disaster... ...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Hand Drying v.2

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge takes another look at the debate over towels v.... ...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part Two

Special systems and equipment are required in these technologically advanced... ...Read More...

Professional Development: Do You Really Want To Know What They Think?

Guest Contributor Michel Theriault explains how to develop effective occupant satisfaction... ...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Why Recycle Used Electric Lamps?

With the help of groups and some states, responsible disposal of lamps containing mercury is made... ...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part One

As the brains and brawn behind buildings, these revolutionary spaces have distinct... ...Read More...

FM Frequency: The Games Of The Facility Management Olympiad

Savoring the spirit of the 2004 Summer Olympics, Crane proposes some humorous events that will resonate with his... ...Read More...