Ask The Expert Archives
Are there any affordable, easy to use tools that can be used for multiple bookings?
Facility Management Expert Kevin Folsom makes helpful suggestions to professionals who need to avoid quote burnout syndrome. From the June 2013 issue.
While each facility is different, all of the processes have to start somewhere. What is the sequence in your facility?
Tricks Of The Trade Columnist Kevin Folsom revisits the age old question about outsourcing and provides some pros and cons. From the May 2013 issue.
Commercial kitchens have specific rules for health and safety issues, but when it comes to water code requirements, how do facility professionals deal with grease management?
In terms of physical on site security in facilities, what criteria do professionals use when determining their priorities?
Libraries are very specialized environments, as all facility managers know. So when it comes time to replace an aging air conditioning system, facility managers in these environments benefit from various sources of input.
Facility Management Expert Kevin Folsom talks about the age old issue of dealing with thermal complaints in the workplace. From the April 2013 issue.
There are times when emotional issues can crop up in the workplace–regardless of whether it’s a personal conflict or a professional one. How should facility managers act—if at all—when called upon to console a co-worker or employee under these circumstances?
What is the appropriate professional procedure for dealing with RFPs from internal departments that ask for numerous quotes from facilities on work that will more than likely never be completed? How do I keep from alienating my vendors and contractors?