Ask The Expert Articles
One facility manager seeks advice on efforts to secure lamps to keep them from falling onto the factory floor.
To smoke or not to smoke? That is the question. How should facility managers draw the line with electronic cigarettes? Folsom examines this issue. From the July 2013 issue.
In a healthcare facility, one manager asks for assistance with establishing a maintenance program for drinking fountains.
A project manager at a university struggles with the thorough removal of residual chewing gum stuck in porous surfaces.
One facility professional asks about calculating pay for maintenance while factoring in types of facilities, individual skills, locations, and costs of living.
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Folsom goes through the basic steps of setting up a facility audit program and makes recommendations for a facility management professional in Dubai. From the July 2013 issue.
While facility managers often institute energy management programs in their buildings, how many actually take the time to survey employees to find out who—if anyone—is actively engaged in the program? One manager is looking for survey assistance.
A brand new facilities manager asks for constructive advice on how to set priorities for ongoing school maintenance and an upcoming renovation project.
Folsom explains why leadership is among the most important character traits a manager can exhibit when disaster strikes his or her facility. From the June 2013 issue.
A facility management professional in the United Arab Emirates struggles to define hard service landscaping tenders.