Question Of The Week Archives
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.
Whether monthly memos or informal meetings, what methods are most effective to reach staff members?
A facility manager is looking for tools that will help justify a headcount increase in his department.
What benefits have you gleaned from the use of BIM in your facility projects? What challenges have you faced?
One professional asks what the standard minimum maintenance requirement is for operating a vacant building.
Tracking vendor performance is essential to outstanding service. One facility professional inquires on how others are evaluating their outsourced providers.
In educational environments, asset tracking can be particularly challenging. One facility professional is seeking asset management advice.
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.
A cheap fixture will not stand up to the cleaning in commercial application and will become an eyesore. Meanwhile, the most economical soap is the one that no one complains about. So how should a facility manager decide what to buy?