Posts Tagged ‘Maintenance’

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Cigarette Recycling by TerraCycle

Cigarette waste is recycled free of charge through a program launched by TerraCycle and facilitated by funding from Santa Fe Natural Tobacco... ...Read More...

Millennium Press Releases New Book On Facilities Management

Millennium Press has released a new book: "Facilities Management Managing Maintenance for Buildings and Facilities" by Joel... ...Read More...

At a Chicago elementary school, 40,000 square feet of resilient flooring was installed to withstand heavy use. (Photo: Johnsonite)

Services & Maintenance: Maintaining Resilient Flooring

Effective upkeep depends on proper methods for the facility space in question. A cleaning regimen that addresses the characteristics and location of these surfaces is most... ...Read More...

Roofing systems play a significant role in the energy efficiency performance of a facility. Photo: Georgia-Pacific Gypsum

Services & Maintenance: Three Steps To Roof Replacement

Facility managers can protect people, property, and their budgets with a systematic... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Overhead Lighting Changes

Is there a common practice for changing light bulbs and ballasts located above cubicle office furniture? Many of our fixtures are above cubicles in such a way that “hanging” off of a ladder becomes a dangerous... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Fan Belts

How often do you recommend replacing the belts in roof fans? Additionally, how often should the ventilation system be... ...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Healthcare Housekeeping

Is there an industry standard for housekeepers and maintenance technicians per square foot of healthcare... ...Read More...

The Cost Of Doing Business: 10 Most and Least Expensive Cities

The Cost Of Doing Business: 10 Most And Least Expensive Cities In North America

Honolulu has highest facility operating costs in a new Whitestone Research study which reveals the ten most—and least—expensive cities in North... ...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Multi-Site Maintenance

When dealing with multi-site operations in the financial services sector, is there a suggested approach for maintenance and... ...Read More...

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Professional Development: Reactive, Preventive, Or Predictive

When maintenance “strategies” are unplanned, organizations can experience premature equipment failure, reduction in occupant satisfaction, and higher prices for repairs and equipment... ...Read More...