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In an unprecedented act of humility (and a touch of insanity), FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane interviews...himself!


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In an unprecedented act of humility (and a touch of insanity), FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane interviews...himself!

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FM Frequency: Feverish Forum Recap

In an unprecedented act of humility (and a touch of insanity), FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane interviews...himself!

Professional Development: Maintenance In A Tough Economy

Guest Contributor Rick Stathis illustrates how being penny wise and pound foolish with maintenance can be costly.

The Facility Technologist: Getting Smart With Energy

The development of smart power grids is underway.

Tricks Of The Trade: Outsourcing Trends

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge dissects the nuances of outsourcing.

FM Frequency: Suburban Facilities Need Love Too

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane makes the case for smart economic development in suburbia.

Professional Development: OBCs In A Struggling Economy

Guest Contributor George Russell looks at ways for facility professionals to address real estate issues with flex space.

The HVAC Factor: Watch Out For Roadblocks

Guest Contributer Karl Decker discusses three scenarios that can throw a construction project off track.

Tricks Of The Trade: Paint Or Laminate?

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge takes a stab at basic woodworking with this practical answer about cabinet renewal.

Tricks Of The Trade: Facilities Staff Allocation

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge tries to answer an old question with a new twist: can you allocate staff per square foot?

Professional Development: Ergonomics Provide A Boost In Tough Times

Guest Contributor Derek Timm explains how stressful conditions can be improved by comfortable configurations.

FM Frequency: Lean Budgets = Creative Training…

TFM Columnist Jeff Crane argues that professional development shouldn't come to a screeching halt when there's no money to participate in far flung conferences.

Tricks Of The Trade: Fms Get No Respect!

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge answers the question, "Why aren

FM Frequency: A New Regulatory “Environment”

TFM Columnist Jeff Crane ponders the debate on how legislation should be used to direct reductions in carbon dioxide emissions.

The HVAC Factor: HCFC Phase Outs On The Way

Guest Contributor Colleen Hughes explains how the manufacture of a commonly used refrigerant will cease at the end of 2009.

Tricks Of The Trade: Roofing Insulation

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge explores the possibility of increasing roof insulation through the application of a special paint.

Tricks Of The Trade: Hospital Expansion Staffing Requirements

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge tries to help determine appropriate maintenance staffing for a hospital.

The Facility Technologist: A Mandate For Efficiency

As part of the buildout team for his company's new headquarters, Condon rides the "third wave."

Professional Development: Time: Is It Possible To Do More With Less?

In a very personal account, Charles Carpenter, a returning contributor, explains the benefits of multitasking.

FM Frequency: Elementary, My Dear Watson (Part 2)

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane presents this conclusion to his moldy vacation cottage investigation.

From Where I Sit: Kazam! It’s Magic!

TFM Columnist Tim Springer feels Santa Claus has got nothing on facility managers when it comes to granting wishes, seemingly out of thin air.

The Facility Technologist: Reaching Into The Tech Toolbox

Facility managers can control costs by optimizing items already in place, along with adding other money saving options.

Professional Development: Human Resource Management

Guest Contributor Tony Rankin asks, when facility managers are faced with personnel issues, how should they respond?

FM Frequency: Sustaining Optimism

TFM Columnist Jeff Crane says the best days are ahead

Professional Development: Focus Group Recommendations

Centralize real estate and facilities management assets? Guest Contributor William Manning says no under $5000.

FM Frequency: Elementary, My Dear Watson (Part 1)

In the first part of this facility riddle, Crane challenges readers to don their thinking caps.

Tricks Of The Trade: Freedom Of Worship

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge helps one professional look into accommodating the daily prayer requirements of Muslim employees.

The HVAC Factor: The Role Of Air Filtration

Evaluating three performance factors enables facility managers to install the best filter for the job.

From Where I Sit: FM, AM, And IM

With so much attention on speech giving and politics, Springer encourages facility professionals to spread the good word about the importance of what they do and how they do it.

Keeping things in perspective…

Markets rise and crash like the waves. Financial giants melt like ice cream on hot asphalt. But cherishing and loving friends and family and keeping their memories alive - THOSE are eternal gifts that can't be bought or sold.

FM Frequency: 20 Years—Looking Ahead

In honor of TFM's 20th anniversary, Crane makes some daring predictions for the next two decades.

The Facility Technologist: We’ve Come A Long Way

In many areas, FM technologies today look very different from those of 20 years ago.

Professional Development: Five Steps To A Successful Renovation

Contributor Jackie Jennings demonstrates how smart planning today creates fewer headaches tomorrow.

FM Frequency: 20 Years–Looking Ahead

In honor of TFM's 20th anniversary, Crane makes some daring predictions for the next two decades.

Tricks Of The Trade: Design/Build Data Centers

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge points the way to better data center design/build skills.

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