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


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

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Tricks Of The Trade: Maintenance Manuals

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

FM Issue: Green Buying Guidelines

Environmentally preferable purchasing puts long-term implications into perspective.

Sustainable By Design: Research At Rensselaer

A prototype of an "active building envelope" developed at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute holds promise for heating and cooling in the future.

FM Issue: Getting Realistic About Roofing

Proposed legislation would impact the effect of this building component on the bottom line.

FM Frequency: Balancing Act

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, 2006 begins with more advice on keeping your building pressure right where it belongs.

Special Report: Stealth Buildings

In his last "Material Revolution," Brian Kraemer looks at carbon fibers and their ability to strengthen building foundations.

Professional Development: The Benefits Of Integration

Contributor Mike DeNamur explains how the removal of crossed signals may ease communications problems.

Services & Maintenance: Hard Surface Flooring

Selection and care depend on the characteristics of a material, as well as traffic patterns in the facility.

Tricks Of The Trade: Disaster Planning 101

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

Sustainable By Design: (Don’t) Beware Of The Natives

With proper planning, outdoor landscapes featuring indigenous plants save time and money.

Green Solutions: Flooring Choices Fit The Bill

In looking for flooring products to meet both IAQ and maintenance needs, Kaiser Permanente's manager of strategic sourcing and technology oversaw pilot projects to help determine the best fit.

HVAC Trends: Rejuvenating HVAC

By integrating and updating existing HVAC systems, facility managers can realize energy savings and make better use of their facilities

FM Frequency: Hunting Big Game

Revamping the boiler system to maximize BTUs helps FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane take down a moose.

Trends: 2005 In Review

From uncertainty in 2005 toward new technologies and a rebounding furniture market in 2006.

Trends: 2005 In Review

From uncertainty in 2005 toward new technologies and a rebounding furniture market in 2006. By Brian Kraemer Published in the December 2005 issue of Today's...

Professional Development: Purchasing Habits And Costs

Guest Contributor Laura Brown illustrates how decisions regarding supplier selection can dictate potential savings.

FM Frequency: What It Really Means

Ever wonder what job placement ads are really saying when they describe a job? FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane cuts through the jargon and gets the real answers.

Sustainable By Design: Solar Photovoltaics

Incentives can help facilities increase their return on investment in solar photovoltaics.

Special Report: Simply Soy

Installing soy bean oil based insulation can change the complexion of facilities.

The Facility Technologist: Cell Phones And Facilities

Various technologies can be used to combat dead zones, holes, espionage, and more.

Wireless Trends: The Case For Wireless

By overcoming initial hesitations, facility managers can turn a wireless system into a company asset.

Services & Maintenance: Aerial View

Facility managers can use technology to stay on top of roof conditions.

Tricks Of The Trade: FACTA “Facts”

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge looks at record retrieval and destruction.

FM Issue: Getting A Handle On Energy Costs

What can facility managers do about rising prices? One solution is to purchase their energy with the most cost effective strategy available.

Green Solutions: Energy Performance Contracts & Deferred Maintenance

Faced with tight budgets, the utilities manager at an Illinois public university found these contracts would help further his goal to increase systems efficiency.

FM Issue Web Bonus: Options Can Help To Reduce Energy Costs

As the energy market evolves, so have the options that facilities have to control these costs.

FM Frequency: A Disaster Checklist

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane thinks asking the right questions will help facilities avoid the confusion and destruction just witnessed on the Gulf Coast.

Professional Development: Checkup And Tune-Up

Guest Columnist Michael Redding investigates how to develop a facilities management strategy for the long haul.

Sustainable By Design: Double Duty: Combined Heat And Power

Implementing combined heat and power systems can help reduce facility energy costs.

The Facility Technologist: Planning For Disasters

From site selection to data protection, a variety of technologies can help facilities prepare.

Sustainable Design Trends: Green Wants You

New environmental solutions help transition buildings into sustainability. From the October 2005 issue.

FM Issue: Prepared For An Audit?

It's possible to add value to environmental health and safety audits.

FM Frequency: A Disaster Checklist

FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane thinks asking the right questions will help facilities avoid the confusion and destruction just witnessed on the Gulf Coast.

Services & Maintenance: Furnishings Renewed

The refurbishing option offers both economic and environmental benefits.

Tricks Of The Trade: Asset Management Ideas

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

Green Solutions: Let The Sun Shine In

A daylighting system installed at a Patagonia warehouse and distribution center in Reno, NV reduces energy bills and increases productivity.

FM Frequency: Big Swings At Budget Time!

Crane's tongue-in-cheek perspective explains how to maintain facilities and lower budget costs at the same time. From the September 2005 issue.

Technology Trends: Perfecting The System

Recent software advances allow facility manager to update building information more quickly and accurately.

The Facility Technologist: Managing Facility Information – From Cradle To Grave

Crucial information is often lost during facility life cycle transitions.

Services & Maintenance: Interior Pest Prevention

Sustaining a pest free building requires proper maintenance and an attentive services provider.

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