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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Social Media For Facility Management

Communication with occupants, as well as those outside the building walls, is exponentially improved when social media tools are used... ...Read More...

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United States, Canada, And Mexico Recognize Architect Credentials

NCARB Is part of tri-national agreement that makes it possible for architects to work across North American... ...Read More...

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Today’s Facility Manager | November/December 2014 Issue

The year draws to a close, and this issue of the magazine once again covers every aspect of the facility management profession along with special year end... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Precarious Light Placement

One facility manager with hard to reach lighting asks, "what lighting maintenance challenges have you... ...Read More...

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Workers Want Promotions, Work-Life Balance, New Tech In 2015

Most desired 2015 workplace perks are team collaboration apps and flexible work... ...Read More...

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Question Of The Week: Best Practices/Policies For Auxiliary Appliances (Personal Heaters And Fans)

Space heaters are the thorn in the side of many facility managers, so one professional is seeking feedback on best practices and... ...Read More...

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Boston Hospitals Reducing Energy Use

From January, 2011 through the end of 2013, this sector has cut its energy use by... ...Read More...

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Friday Funny: How The Grinch Stole Christmas (With A Facility Management Twist)

FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter displays his poetic talents in this tribute to the most unlikeable Dr. Seuss character. Who knew the Grinch was a facility... ...Read More...

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Saint Paul RiverCentre And Xcel Energy Center Complex First In The World To Be LEED, Green Globes, APEX/ASTM Certified

When the program began, the annual recycling rate was 15%. Now the entire complex is recycling 60% of the two million pounds of waste generated on average each... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Complying With OSHA HazCom

Facilities Management Expert Kevin Folsom explains how and why the OSHA reporting requirements... ...Read More...