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Oklahoma State University finds innovative learning potential in facilities management, receives industry award.


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Oklahoma State University finds innovative learning potential in facilities management, receives industry award.

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OSU Receives Facilities Management Industry Award

Oklahoma State University finds innovative learning potential in facilities management, receives industry award.

Safety For Dormant Water Systems In Buildings

Facilities closed or with reduced occupancy due to the COVID-19 pandemic need to evaluate current water systems to ensure a healthy return to operations. Phigenics, a firm focused on water management, provides insight.

First ANSI Standard For Total Cost Of Ownership Released

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.

FM Alert: APPA Plans Second ANSI Standard

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.

Tricks Of The Trade: Getting Up To Speed

TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom provides advice on how to get started in the field of facilities management.

Tricks Of The Trade: Best Practices Pursuits

Creating facility management standards is a challenge that many professionals face. Folsom offers some assistance.

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.

Tricks Of The Trade: Hiring An Outside Facility Auditor

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom provides pointers on how to select an outside auditor. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.

TFM Names J.B. Messer Facility Executive of the Year

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.

Tricks Of The Trade: Healthcare Housekeeping

Is there an industry standard for housekeepers and maintenance technicians per square foot of healthcare facilities?

APPA Awards Add Sustainability

Five universities have been recognized with this inaugural award.

TFM Names William Coleman Facility Executive Of The Year

The core values of facility management excellence are exemplified by a man who achieves a perfect balance.

APPA Releases New Natural Gas Study

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.

Incentives Needed to Finance Renewable Energy Projects

Congress is being urged to develop legislation that provides benefits and opportunities for public power to receive comparable incentives for renewable energy projects.

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