Services & Maintenance Articles

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.

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Services & Maintenance: What Energy Where?

Submetering reveals electricity consumption patterns throughout a... ...Read More...

Aluminum cans are a common waste item and can be part of single stream recycling. (Photo: Waste Management)

Services & Maintenance: Breaking It Down

A pile mentality doesn't cut it when it comes to handling waste. Ensuring materials do not unnecessarily end up in a landfill is a prime goal of a waste management... ...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Effective Green Cleaning

Maintaining a healthy facility depends on a successful combination of processes and... ...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: The Best Time Is Now

Before winter and its harsh weather arrive, a complete roof inspection should be in... ...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Star Power

Facility managers can use an EPA program to benchmark and manage... ...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Together As One

Integrating security systems and building management offers a multitude of benefits, but steps need to be taken before... ...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Incandescent Lamp Phase Out

A 2007 federal law calls for manufacturers to cease making these products beginning January 1,... ...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Solutions For Pest Birds

Finding an effective cure for this nuisance involves evaluating specific... ...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Have A Seat

When considering purchasing pre-owned furniture or reusing existing items, there are pros and... ...Read More...

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Services & Maintenance: Options Abound Above

Choosing the best ceiling materials for a space should consider appearance and... ...Read More...