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Maintenance | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

Milwaukee Tool's new M12 Drain Snake is developed specifically for the challenges plumbers, maintenance technicians, and facility managers encounter when cleaning fixtures and small drain lines.

Milwaukee Tool M12™ Drain Snake

Milwaukee Tool M12™ Drain Snake

Milwaukee Tool's new M12 Drain Snake is developed specifically for the challenges plumbers, maintenance technicians, and facility managers encounter when cleaning fixtures and small drain lines.

Water Systems Strategies

Over the last two decades, extreme drought events in the U.S. have vividly illustrated the imperative for technologies that increase water usage efficiency as well as strategies and methods to reduce demand.

Choosing Carpet And Flooring That Meets Demand

Procurement standards help to maximize effective product selection and installation.

Atlanta Tops Mosquito Cities List

As temperatures increase, so will the threat of mosquito-borne illnesses like Zika virus.

Question Of The Week: Water Conservation Tips

The Alliance for Water Efficiency has provided a comprehensive list of water conservation tips for commercial, industrial, and institutional water use.

Five Things To Consider When Starting A Predictive Maintenance Program

Predictive maintenance is the practice of measuring a machine's actual condition to determine maintenance schedules rather than waiting and hoping things will be okay until the next scheduled maintenance.

More U.S. Companies Reporting on Sustainability

The number of S&P 500 corporations that reported their sustainability initiatives increased from 25 percent in 2013 to 31 percent in 2014.

Spring’s Here! Time To Start Planning For Winter

If you need to procure snow management services for next winter, now is the time to get started, according to a new timeline released by the Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA).

New Product Flash: BannerDrop By Britten Studios

This motorized hoist is designed to ease the process of displaying (and changing) a banner in facilities.

Retrocommissioning HVAC

Deferred maintenance directly affects the physical condition of a facility which has a significant impact on the asset value.

Facility Executive | January / February 2016 Issue

This issue announces our 2016 Facility Executive of the Year, and the popular Readers' Choice Awards. Plus a look at cyber security, cleaning performance assessments, roofing insulation and systems, HVAC maintenance, and renewable energy initiatives.

Assessing Cleaning Performance

With occupant satisfaction in mind, key performance indicators for quality maintenance include appearance and health.

Georgia Tech Cleaning Program Earns Green Seal of Approval

Georgia Tech is one of only six higher education campuses in the nation to be certified under the Green Seal Standard for Cleaning Services (GS-42)

2016 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards: Selected By Facility Management Professionals

This year’s Readers’ Choice Awards features companies in more than 40 categories, whose products and services were rated highest by facility management professionals based on aesthetics, reliability, value, and customer service.

FM Alert: Do You Know The School Janitor Of The Year?

To honor the best-of-the-best among school janitors, Cintas Corporation is accepting nominations for its annual Janitor of the Year contest.

Winter Roof Maintenance: Ounce of Prevention Worth Pound of Cure

"One ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" is certainly the case where a building’s roof is concerned, especially when it comes to being prepared for the harsh winter conditions.

Waterproof Your Facility: Maintenance And Water Damage Prevention

In the United States, water damage accounts for a staggering $11 billion of insurance claims each year, and is a cause of trouble for insurance companies and facility managers alike.

Preventing And Thawing Frozen Pipes

With temperatures dropping below freezing around the country, it’s important to be prepared for the cold weather’s effect on your water pipes.

Facility Executive | November/December 2015 Issue

This issue takes a comprehensive look at smart facility technologies, the Internet of Things, maintenance software, and energy management. Plus, mitigating disaster.

Four Ways To Combat Deferred Maintenance Demands

To break the cycle of deferred projects and backlog buildup, facility executives have four options that can help them tackle the growing list of needs at many stages along the construction process.

Are You Being Smart About Your IoT Deployment?

When it comes to technological advances, the devil is in the details. In the case of the Internet of Things, those details are proper deployment and support of IoT devices and the networks they rely on.

The HVAC Factor: Executive View of Preventive Maintenance

A summary report of HVAC service provides insight that is useful to repair and replace plans.

Facility Retrofit: Software Spurs Efficiency

With new computerized maintenance management software (CMMS), Rawhide Boys Ranch in New London, WI streamlines work orders, weighs equipment “repair or replace”, and tracks energy use.

Question of the Week: What Are The Cleaning Benefits of Aqueous Ozone?

Studies indicate aqueous ozone cleaning systems can prove effective at eliminating colony-forming units (CFUs) of both E. coli and listeria from hard surfaces.

FM Alert: Is Your Facility Ready For Winter Weather?

This guide will help you prepare your facilities’ facades, roofs, plazas, and parking garages for the intense storm systems predicted for this winter.

Fall Is A Great Time To Focus On Energy Systems

Facility managers can reap maximum R.O.I. on their energy systems by taking simple preventive maintenance measures this fall.

Shopping For CMMS? 10 Features To Consider

From work order management to security concerns, this list covers many features facility leaders deem important.

Three Ways To Prepare Your Asphalt Roof For A Harsh Winter

ARMA provides tips on how you can save money and protect your facility's roof.

Is Greener Cleaning Just A Tap Away?

Professionals in the cleaning industry are taking a closer look at “engineered water,” regular tap water that has been transformed into an effective cleaning solution.

Considerations For Green Cleaning

Specific facility factors are important, and pilot programs can help evaluate green cleaning options.

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