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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Recycling Hauling Fees

One facility manager is looking for ways to eliminate hauling fees for recycling.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Businesses Not Harnessing The Power Of Social Networking

However, younger employees are taking advantage of these Web sites to communicate with co-workers.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Aging Astroturf

While most people imagine astroturf lasts forever, that's clearly not the case. So what is the average lifespan of astroturf?

December 1, 2013 Marks 55th Anniversary Chicago School Fire

Inadequate building design contributed to the deaths of 92 children and three nuns at Our Lady of Angels.

FM Frequency: Taking Care Of Business

In this discussion of trimming costs, paying homage to Elvis Presley tunes seems fitting.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: The Facility Manager’s Dilemma

How do facilities management professionals shift strategic decision making processes so they can be proactive rather than reactive?

Tricks Of The Trade: Roofing Research

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom helps out one facility management professional who is struggling with roofing decisions. From the October 2013 issue.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: The Saddest Offices in the World Contest Winners (or Losers)

People who work in places like these are especially happy to escape from the office for Thanksgiving. #throwbackthursday #tbt

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Manhole Strength Analysis

One facility professional seeks assistance in dealing with a safety issue regarding concrete pipes and manholes.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Workplace Annoyances–Food In The Keyboard

Most people eat at their desks, but how many facility managers have had to deal with cleaning food out of keyboards? #throwbackthursday #tbt

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Facilities Walk Through Templates

For new facilities, what kinds of things should be included in an effective walk through template?

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Plant Yourself A New Facility

An international firm comprised of scientists, horticulturists, and designers is going back to its roots—literally—in its quest to create structures that are truly "one with nature." #throwbackthursday #tbt

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Uniform Recommendations

Can anyone recommend a good uniform company that would be able to assist with my maintenance and housekeeping staff?

Tricks Of The Trade: Tackling Sewage Odors

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom gives some suggestions to a facility manager who is dealing with sewage odors in several buildings. From the October 2013 issue.

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Haunted Hospitality

Ghostly spirits make themselves as comfortable in America's B&Bs as living guests do. #throwbackthursday #tbt

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Basic HVAC Training

Where should a facility management professional look for advanced training that addresses larger HVAC systems?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Age And Adaptability

Is there solid research indicating if age has an impact on how well employees adapt to change in workplace policies and procedures?

Tricks Of The Trade: FM Licensing Requirements

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom goes over the requirements for facility management licenses. From the September 2013 issue.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Personal Mail And Mailroom Policies

Can anyone offer advice on mailroom policies for personal letters and parcels?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Maintenance Apps

What is a good smart phone app for managing maintenance crews?

Tricks Of The Trade: Forklift Damage Issues

Is it possible to protect facilities when forklift operators treat their equipment like bumper cars? From the September 2013 issue.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Sewage Odors

How can a facility manager resolve a persistent problem with sewage odors?

FM Frequency: Best Of The Best

Churchill’s not in the running, so nominate an outstanding facility manager you know today. From the September 2013 issue.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: CMMS And BIM Training

When a company does not use CMMS or BIM, how does a facility management professional start the learning process?

Tricks Of The Trade: Continuing Education

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom sorts through the various continuing education options for one operations manager. From the August 2013 issue.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Help With Help Desks

A facility manager is looking for ways to streamline her help desk system.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Allergic To Air Conditioning

A facility manager wants to know how to resolve a complaint regarding "air conditioning allergies."

Tricks Of The Trade: Sub-Carpet Discoveries

Getting a concrete subfloor cleaned up enough for reuse requires the advice of Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom. From the August 2013 issue.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Falling Metal Halide Lamps

One facility manager seeks advice on efforts to secure lamps to keep them from falling onto the factory floor.

Tricks Of The Trade: High-Tech Cigarettes

To smoke or not to smoke? That is the question. How should facility managers draw the line with electronic cigarettes? Folsom examines this issue. From the July 2013 issue.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Hospital Drinking Fountain Maintenance

In a healthcare facility, one manager asks for assistance with establishing a maintenance program for drinking fountains.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Chewing Gum Removal

A project manager at a university struggles with the thorough removal of residual chewing gum stuck in porous surfaces.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Labor Rate Calculations

One facility professional asks about calculating pay for maintenance while factoring in types of facilities, individual skills, locations, and costs of living. . Rates vary with location as it pertains to cost of living.,

Tricks Of The Trade: Comprehensive Audits

Folsom goes through the basic steps of setting up a facility audit program and makes recommendations for a facility management professional in Dubai. From the July 2013 issue.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Energy Management Employee Engagement

While facility managers often institute energy management programs in their buildings, how many actually take the time to survey employees to find out who—if anyone—is actively engaged in the program? One manager is looking for survey assistance.

FM Frequency: A Place Called Subiaco

A sprawling campus in western Arkansas is a vibrant nonprofit, multiuse facility. From the July 2013 issue.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Setting Priorities

A brand new facilities manager asks for constructive advice on how to set priorities for ongoing school maintenance and an upcoming renovation project.

Tricks Of The Trade: Disaster Planning

Folsom explains why leadership is among the most important character traits a manager can exhibit when disaster strikes his or her facility. From the June 2013 issue.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Landscaping Hard Services

A facility management professional in the United Arab Emirates struggles to define hard service landscaping tenders.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Booking Software Templates

Are there any affordable, easy to use tools that can be used for multiple bookings?

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