Services & Maintenance


Services & Maintenance

Facility managers are often required to take a reactionary approach when it comes to problem solving. This column provides proactive, “how to” solutions to some of the ongoing issues.

Services & Maintenance: Ultimately Green

Refurbishing furniture is one of the easiest, most affordable ways to shrink a facility's footprint.

Services & Maintenance: Waste Management And Ralph Waldo Emerson

What does this 19th century writer have to do with recycling?

Services & Maintenance: Integrated Security

Some organizations can benefit from combining security functions with other building systems, since this often streamlines management and increases capabilities.

Services & Maintenance: Why Recycle Used Bulbs?

Careful lamp disposal methods can help keep harmful mercury out of the air.

Services & Maintenance: Site Maintenance

Landscape management is essential for operational efficiencies and positive results.

Services & Maintenance: Ceiling Tile Selection – Pay Now Or Pay Later

Aesthetics, acoustics, and moisture control contribute to the selection process.

Services & Maintenance: Hygienic Restroom Maintenance

Touch free and high capacity systems can help create pleasant restroom environments.

Services & Maintenance: The Business Case For Green Cleaning

Contributor Stu Carron outlines how the journey to an environmental approach is a three part process.

Services & Maintenance: Lessons In Roof Maintenance

To manage a facility properly, it is essential to evaluate the roof's condition and develop a servicing plan.

Services & Maintenance: Furniture Lessons From The Auto Industry

Why can't facility managers have it all? Wouldn’t it be nice to find a furniture dealer that provides a variety of intriguing, clever, and cost saving furniture solutions and options? Why should it be any different?

Services & Maintenance: Trash Talk

What should facility professionals look for when hiring a waste management company?

Services & Maintenance: Light Bright

Contributor Mary Claire Frazier discusses an an intelligent approach to lamp maintenance, disposal, and performance.

Services & Maintenance: Dispelling The Myths

Access control in a stand-alone mode is not necessarily good security.

Services & Maintenance: Have You Checked Your PMP Lately?

Pavement Management Programs can make it easier for facility professionals to handle problematic parking issues.

Services & Maintenance: Ceiling Selections

Code changes, acoustical characteristics, and installation options combine with material choices to expand ceiling choices for facility professionals.

Services & Maintenance: Can’t Touch This

Facility managers planning new or renovated rest rooms have many more choices than in years past.

Services & Maintenance: Carpet 101

New approaches clear the air for procurement, maintenance, and disposal.

Services & Maintenance: Document Management

Whether files are headed for destruction or storage, a secure approach helps to ensure information doesn't fall into the wrong hands.

Services & Maintenance: Hard Surface Flooring

Selection and care depend on the characteristics of a material, as well as traffic patterns in the facility.

Services & Maintenance: Aerial View

Facility managers can use technology to stay on top of roof conditions.

Services & Maintenance: Furnishings Renewed

The refurbishing option offers both economic and environmental benefits.

Services & Maintenance: Interior Pest Prevention

Sustaining a pest free building requires proper maintenance and an attentive services provider.

Services & Maintenance: Keep It Clean

Germ concerns boost restroom automation in some facilities.

Services & Maintenance: Outer Limits

Assessing the condition of the exterior elements of a facility on a regular basis helps to maximize value.

Services & Maintenance: Examining Hard Floor Maintenance

New technologies and certifications elevate both cleanliness and safety.

Services & Maintenance: The Missing Link In Roof Considerations

Preventive maintenance can provide priceless value and protection.

Services & Maintenance: Why Recycle Used Electric Lamps?

With the help of groups and some states, responsible disposal of lamps containing mercury is made simpler.

Services & Maintenance: Keeping The Bugs Away

Successful pest management programs concentrate on preventive measures and professional help.

Services & Maintenance: Furniture Refurbishing

Market forces are making refurbishing more customer friendly.

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