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.

The Facility Technologist: Information Technology Spaces – Planning For Special Needs

Don't expect others to create safe havens for the technology that keeps your company running.... ...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Janitorial Service Providers

Selecting a cleaning contractor goes well beyond creating a spotless... ...Read More...

FM Frequency: Baptism By Ice Storm

Memories of snowy childhood winters give Crane new respect for those professionals in charge with keeping people safe, informed, and productive.... ...Read More...

Professional Development: Cultivating The Sustainable Career

Guest Contributor Victoria Hardy says the career jungle isn't getting any easier, but with the right tools, facility professionals will be better poised to bag the big... ...Read More...

The Facility Technologist: Smart Cards – More Than Just Access Control

Move over magnetic stripe cards, smart cards gain ground, thanks to the open-source Java Card standard.... ...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Reducing Mold Concerns

Products such as mold-resistant interior panels can alleviate potential... ...Read More...

Tricks Of The Trade: Lease Or Buy?

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge examines the advantages and disadvantages of these two... ...Read More...

FM Frequency: What In The World Is OJR?

While in the transitional mode, Crane enjoys the luxury of a gracious... ...Read More...

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IP Telephony: Treating Space As Enterprise Applications

If there is a high rate of churn, occupancy information is constantly changing and has an unfortunate habit of being left unreported. Because churn isn't likely to decrease in these type environments, keeping track of space is a big... ...Read More...

Professional Development: The Reality Of Outsourcing

Guest Contributor Maria Vickers takes a hard look at a management approach with mixed... ...Read More...