Are energy projects with an ESCO (energy service company or energy savings company) a blessing or a curse for end users?
This project delivery method aims to maximize all stakeholder expertise and spurs performance-based design.
When the time comes for one facility manager to consider his space management options, he is not sure whether to go for several spaces in multiple buildings or a larger space in one building.
Can established facility managers offer guidance regarding details associated with taking on new facility management responsibilities?
A facilities administrator seeks advice on tools for budget and maintenance plans.
One new facility management professional is looking for a good reading list from others in the industry.
When bearing degradation is attributed to VFD operation, what preventive maintenance options do facility managers have?
One facility management professional is looking for input on the testing requirements and frequency for backflow preventers used in conjunction with water glycol piping systems.
This aspect of sustainable facilities is moving to the forefront.
Even a well designed upper tier rated data center requires a spot on preventive maintenance (PM) program to maintain its rating. Yet, the PM part of the equation is often omitted.
A facility manager is looking for tools that will help justify a headcount increase in his department.
Humane and environmental concerns notwithstanding, an increasing number of locales have passed legislation to address this concern.
Space heaters are the thorn in the side of many facility managers, so one professional is seeking feedback on best practices and policies.
Technicians are spending a significant amount of time each season releasing "stuck" radiator valves for occupants, and one manager is looking for ways to resolve the situation permanently.