Posts Tagged ‘Maintenance’

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Question Of The Week: Annual Testing And Maintenance Of Backflow Preventer

One facility management professional is looking for input on the testing requirements and frequency for backflow preventers used in conjunction with water glycol piping... [...]

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Five Common Misconceptions About Concrete Floor Maintenance

To give maintenance professionals a better understanding of some of the key principles behind concrete floor maintenance, the IICRC has developed a list of commonly held... [...]

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Friday Funny: The Dirty Truth About Public Bathrooms

In a new survey, professionals dish the dirt behind public bathroom... [...]

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ISSA Launches New Standardized Training For Cleaning Professionals

The Cleaning Industry Training Standard (CITS) has been designed specifically to help address the need for training, improved professionalism, and increased pride across all segments of the cleaning... [...]

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Question Of The Week: High-Maintenance Radiator Valves

Technicians are spending a significant amount of time each season releasing "stuck" radiator valves for occupants, and one manager is looking for ways to resolve the situation... [...]

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Facilities Experts Urge Hospitals To Practice Ebola Preparedness

Ebola virus may be new to U.S., but unsafe patient conditions predate its presence here. One consulting firm suggests that hospitals and healthcare organizations prepare their... [...]

Chipperfield is vice president of marketing and communications for Green Seal, Inc. (www.greenseal.org), a non-profit organization that is a standards developer and certification body. The original “Green Seal of Approval” was founded in 1989.

Services & Maintenance: All-Around Green Clean

Cleaning products have an impact on the environment and the workers, so an effective program must be executed... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Trigeneration Vs. Cogeneration

One facility manager is looking for feedback on cogeneration (combined heat and power) compared to trigeneration (combined cooling, heat and power) to generate electricity... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Cleaning Material And Toiletries Budgets

One tech facility manager is trying to determine budgetary benchmarking policies for procuring maintenance and toiletry... [...]

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Tricks Of The Trade: Shopping For CMMS

A facility management professional asks TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom for advice on a computer based maintenance request... [...]