Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. APPA articles below.
Published by APPA, the standard titled APPA 1000-1 – Total Cost of Ownership for Facilities Asset Management (TCO) – Part 1: Key Principles, is applicable beyond educational facilities.
The proposed APPA 1100: Facility Management Terms and Definitions, will establish a database of nationally recognized terms and definitions used within the facilities, building, or supporting infrastructure industries.
TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom provides advice on how to get started in the field of facilities management.
Creating facility management standards is a challenge that many professionals face. Folsom offers some assistance.
Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom sorts through the various continuing education options for one operations manager. From the August 2013 issue.
Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom provides pointers on how to select an outside auditor. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.
A close eye on operations costs propels this year’s TFM Facility Executive of the Year, J.B. Messer, director of facilities management for Oklahoma City Community College.
Is there an industry standard for housekeepers and maintenance technicians per square foot of healthcare facilities?
Five universities have been recognized with this inaugural award.
The core values of facility management excellence are exemplified by a man who achieves a perfect balance.
Entitled “Implications of Greater Reliance on Natural Gas for Electricity Generation,” the report takes a detailed look at natural gas demand, supply, transmission and storage infrastructure, along with several other issues.
Congress is being urged to develop legislation that provides benefits and opportunities for public power to receive comparable incentives for renewable energy projects.