Tricks of the Trade Column

Facility Management Guru, Kevin Folsom fields all kinds of questions from other facility managers and executives around the world. Submit your questions.



Tricks Of The Trade: FM In Legal Terms

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge defines what it means to be a facility manager in a law office.

Tricks Of The Trade: Maintenance Manuals

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge looks at the ins and outs of creating a maintenance manual.

Tricks Of The Trade: Disaster Planning 101

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge follows up on a complex question with a simple answer.

Tricks Of The Trade: FACTA “Facts”

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge looks at record retrieval and destruction.

Tricks Of The Trade: Asset Management Ideas

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge gives some recommendations on basic asset management products.

Tricks Of The Trade: Training Facility Infrastructure

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge points to some resources regarding staffing levels.

Tricks Of The Trade: Hand Drying v.2

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge takes another look at the debate over towels v. dryers.

Tricks Of The Trade: Lease Or Buy?

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge examines the advantages and disadvantages of these two options.
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