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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.

The Facility Technologist: Mission Critical Facilities—Part One

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

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.

Tech To Watch: Hydrogen Fuel Cells = Unlimited UPS

A new fuel source has boundless limitations for running UPS systems.

Directions: Security Budgeting

Numerous technologies makes deciding what to buy a challenge for facility professionals.

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.

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.

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.

Services & Maintenance: Energy Management 101

Cutting Costs At Large Corporate Campuses

The Facility Technologist: Facility Technology Convergence

The rise of the building super network

The Facility Technologist: Part II – Special Needs For IT Spaces

Critical equipment must be handled with care.

The Facility Technologist: Information Technology Spaces – Planning For Special Needs

Don't expect others to create safe havens for the technology that keeps your company running.

Professional Development: Cultivating The Sustainable Career

Guest Contributor Victoria Hardy says the career jungle isn't getting any easier, but with the right tools, facility professionals will be better poised to bag the big prize.

The Facility Technologist: Smart Cards – More Than Just Access Control

Move over magnetic stripe cards, smart cards gain ground, thanks to the open-source Java Card standard.

Tricks Of The Trade: Lease Or Buy?

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge examines the advantages and disadvantages of these two options.

IP Telephony: Treating Space As Enterprise Applications

If there is a high rate of churn, occupancy information is constantly changing and has an unfortunate habit of being left unreported. Because churn isn't likely to decrease in these type environments, keeping track of space is a big problem.

Professional Development: The Reality Of Outsourcing

Guest Contributor Maria Vickers takes a hard look at a management approach with mixed reviews.

TFM Names Charles Ayoub Facility Executive Of The Year

A no nonsense leader gets things done at a growing Houston hospital-in spite of obstacles and disasters.

Conveying Corporate Continuity

A standards program can help facility executives maintain uniform policies and aesthetics.

Essential Winter Maintenance

Something as seemingly innocent as a snowy walkway that has not been cleared can result in serious injury or fatality. It is a little known fact in this country that slip and fall accidents—which cause 15% of all accidental deaths—are second only to motor vehicle accidents as a leading cause of accidental deaths.

Directions: Zen And The Art Of FM (Part 1)

In the first part of this series, Bill Hibbard explains how the facilities operations audit can be an essential tool.

Holding Educational Facility Professionals To A Higher Standard

Having an edge in the complex arena of educational facilities starts with a standards program.

Industry Interview: Conduit Of Communication

Karl Borgstrom is charged with bringing the message of the Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) to its constituency as well as outside organizations.

FM Issue: If They Build It, Facility Managers Will Inspect It

Facility managers' are taking a greater stake in the construction and renovation processes by commissioning such projects. From the August 2003 issue.

Beyond Facility Management: Taking The Satellite View

Taking the satellite view with a customer service attitude can make a big difference.

Bonus Feature: Two Heads Are Better Than One

Imagine for a moment an employee or tenant who suddenly collapses from cardiac arrest and needs medical attention immediately. From the March 2003 issue.

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