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preventive-maintenance | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

Getting a handle on preventive maintenance for facilities includes looking at the past needs, present backlog, and future expectations.

Preventive Maintenance, Proactive Facility Management

Preventive Maintenance, Proactive Facility Management

Getting a handle on preventive maintenance for facilities includes looking at the past needs, present backlog, and future expectations.

Question Of The Week: Is Your CMMS On Maximum Drive?

A computerized maintenance management system has the potential to improve preventive maintenance dramatically. The manager of stadium operations of Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD shares insights on how he and his staff are maximizing the power of theirs.

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.

5 Best Practices for Capital Planning: Taking Notes From Education Sector

While capital forecasting software can provide valuable insight, adhering to this list of exercises keeps FM departments in the best position for long-term planning.

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.

The HVAC Factor: Executive View of Preventive Maintenance

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

A Facility Manager’s Crystal Ball: Predicting Equipment Failures Through Facility Maintenance

Some fms may opt to keep waiting for a crystal ball that can predict equipment failures; the more realistic among them will instead opt for the crystal clear visibility into energy consumption.

Question Of The Week: How Accurate Are Data Center Tier Ratings?

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.

Facility Executive Of The Year: Michael Berthelsen

The magazine's Facility Executive of the Year winner is recognized for his effort to transform his department at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus.

Cooling Tips For Commercial Spaces

With temperatures topping 90˚F, air conditioning use is on the rise and cooling bills are hitting record highs.

Tricks Of The Trade: Tracking Maintenance

Columnist Kevin Folsom provides both a long and short answer to this question about keeping ahead of maintenance schedules.

FM Issue: Withstand The Weather

Protecting against the elements is a primary role for roofs, and maintenance is crucial.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Advantage Service Plans from Schneider Electric

Tiered service plans aim to offer cost-effective maintenance and repair support for facility electrical distribution systems.

FM Frequency: A Place Called Subiaco

A sprawling campus in western Arkansas is a vibrant nonprofit, multiuse facility. From the July 2013 issue.

Data Center Trends: Driving The Data Center

Keeping a close eye on equipment performance is key to reliability and efficiency. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Prowler Owl from Bird-X

Keep pest birds and gulls away from facilities with this visual scare.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Greener Bird Control, Cleaner Facility

Investing in preventive bird control is a cost-effective way to keep pest birds away from a facility permanently.

IFMA Atlanta Teams Up With Local Non-Profits

IFMA Atlanta has hosted its Non-Profit Facility Summit to educate and inform non-profit organizations on proactive facility management practices.

BOMA International Testifies Before Congress on Commercial Building Maintenance

As the committee considers how to allocate funds for the maintenance of federal buildings managed by the GSA, BOMA was called to testify on building maintenance best practices in private sector commercial buildings.

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