Facility Management Articles

Articles in this section provide insight into how facility managers can keep on top of what they need to know to sustain their careers.

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Code Council And SRCC Finalize Consolidation

Combining services and resources of ICC and SRCC should help building safety professionals, manufacturers, and... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Wasting Time Making Copies

New survey from Brother International Corporation reveals that companies with centralized copiers and printers can waste thousands of hours a... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Outsourcing Strategies

A facility professional asks what level of in-house management should oversee outsourced... ...Read More...

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Update: OSHA Reminds Retailers To Take Black Friday Safety Precautions

Crowd management measures are critical during major sales events; U.S. Labor Department’s OSHA sends reminder to retail... ...Read More...

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ISSA Launches New Standardized Training For Cleaning Professionals

The Cleaning Industry Training Standard (CITS) has been designed specifically to help address the need for training, improved professionalism, and increased pride across all segments of the cleaning... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: High-Maintenance Radiator Valves

Technicians are spending a significant amount of time each season releasing "stuck" radiator valves for occupants, and one manager is looking for ways to resolve the situation... ...Read More...

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Accruent Acquires VFA, Inc.

Two major players in the facilities management field have combined forces with the goal of offering customers a unified enterprise... ...Read More...

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Question of the Week: Open Office Plan

Open office plans are touted for encouraging collaboration, reducing real estate costs, and increasing overall productivity. But the lack of privacy and possibly problematic acoustics can also present a... ...Read More...

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On January 1, TFM Will Become Facility Executive

This change reflects the evolution of the facility management professional, recognizing the increasingly prominent role in their organization's... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: Do Dress Down Friday Up Right

Crowdfunding has brought the world many "innovative" consumer goods it does NOT need, but this little goodie could very well be the best thing since sliced... ...Read More...