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Special Report: Hops, Barley, And Tropical Wood

A new tropical hardwood can make lush looking wood affordable for facility managers.

FM Issue: Dual Sourcing

It is possible to unlock the chains that bind a building automation system.

Professional Development: The European Facility Manager

Guest Contributor Fred Kloet feels the groundwork for a global interpretation of the profession is being prepared now.

Services & Maintenance: Outer Limits

Assessing the condition of the exterior elements of a facility on a regular basis helps to maximize value.

Life Cycle Management Trends Bonus: An Overview

How do facilities benefit from a systematic approach?

The Facility Technologist: Full Speed Ahead

Facility management trends are increasingly driven by technology.

Life Cycle Management Trends: The FM And The Environment

By incorporating life cycle assessment into buildings, facility managers can lower their environmental footprint.

Sustainable By Design: Lessons for FMs, From The Halls Of Academia

On many college campuses, facility managers and students are working together to further environmental action.

Professional Development: Zen And The Art Of FM (Part 2)

In the second part of this series, Hibbard gives four suggestions for simplifying and modernizing facilities.

The Facility Technologist: Communication Frustrations

Inadequate networks can prove to be the fly in the VoIP ointment.

HVAC Trends: Filtering Out The Rest

Advances in filter media and duct insulation help facility managers create productive, efficient work space.

FM Frequency: Staying In Touch To Keep Facilities Running Smoothly

Crane offers some practical advice to keep your hardware from shutting down at the worst time.

TFM Names Ward Komorowski Facility Executive Of The Year

Passionate about facilities, this colorful motivator leads by example and has a great time along the way.

Services & Maintenance: Examining Hard Floor Maintenance

New technologies and certifications elevate both cleanliness and safety.

FM Frequency: Introducing The Department Of Homeland Facilities

In a “Walter Mitty” moment, Crane imagines what it would be like to handle certain facilities management responsibilities for the new administration.

Services & Maintenance: The Missing Link In Roof Considerations

Preventive maintenance can provide priceless value and protection.

FM Frequency: Are You Lucky?

For FM Frequency Columnist Jeff Crane, this year's relentless hurricane season underscores the importance of disaster planning.

Tricks Of The Trade: Hand Drying v.2

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

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part Two

Special systems and equipment are required in these technologically advanced spaces.

Professional Development: Do You Really Want To Know What They Think?

Guest Contributor Michel Theriault explains how to develop effective occupant satisfaction surveys.

Services & Maintenance: Why Recycle Used Electric Lamps?

With the help of groups and some states, responsible disposal of lamps containing mercury is made simpler.

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part One

As the brains and brawn behind buildings, these revolutionary spaces have distinct requirements.

FM Frequency: The Games Of The Facility Management Olympiad

Savoring the spirit of the 2004 Summer Olympics, Crane proposes some humorous events that will resonate with his peers.

FM Issue: A Case For Energy Management

It's not impossible to facilitate energy efficiency in a government building.

Professional Development: Filling The Knowledge Gap Between School & Real Life

Guest Contributor Gabriella Jacobs discusses how associations can offer insights into these occupational mysteries.

Green Solutions: Save Valuable Resources

Mike McClellan is facility/construction manager for a popular Santa Cruz, CA restaurant called The Crow's Nest. One of his primary goals is to conserve water

Security Trends: Changing Security Gears

Sophisticated risk assessments and productive business plans are driving outsourcing and technology.

Services & Maintenance: Keeping The Bugs Away

Successful pest management programs concentrate on preventive measures and professional help.

The Facility Technologist: Don’t Believe The Hype!

Take these steps to avoid marketing propaganda and select the right software for your organization. From the September 2004 issue.

FM Frequency: We Have The Power

As the political season heats up, Crane suggests new energy policies for any building in need of a tune up.

Professional Development: Why FMs Need To Care About Sustainability

Guest Contributor Paul von Paumgartten knows skeptics who doubt the relevance of environmental diligence may need some direction.

Services & Maintenance: Furniture Refurbishing

Market forces are making refurbishing more customer friendly.

FM Frequency: TMI—Too Much Information

The crush of the media is overwhelming to Crane. How should he manage his case of information overload?

Professional Development: Can Adversaries Work Together

Guest Contributor John McGee illustrates how FMs and CIOs can join forces to create a winning facility management system.

The Facility Technologist: Safety Never Sounded So Good

Condon continues his examination of life safety technologies.

Services & Maintenance: Background Checks

Taking on security personnel is a must for many companies, but in hiring such people numerous checks should be made.

Special Report: Salaries On An Upswing

Multiple factors combine to influence earnings.

FM Frequency: Summer Checklist

Crane hopes to help readers ensure facilities run smoothly during Mother Nature's most extreme season.

The Facility Technologist: Danger Ahead

In order to function properly, life safety systems must be carefully maintained.

Professional Development: The Future Of Facility Management

Tim Springer and Steve Lockwood look at tough choices and the road less traveled.

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