Services & Maintenance

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.

Saving Water In Restrooms

Saving Water In Restrooms

Restroom fixtures integrated with IoT technology can help achieve meaningful water saving benefits for long-lasting results.
landscape water

Five Ways To Conserve Water For Landscapes

Smart management of landscape water pays big dividends. Take a look around facility grounds to identify water efficiency opportunities.
recycling

Recycling Takes New Direction

A nationwide revamp of the recycling infrastructure led by the U.S. EPA moves downstream to facilities.
hand drying

A Look At Sustainable Hand Drying

When thinking about what makes a commercial restroom sustainable, low-flow toilets and LED lighting might come to mind. But what about hand drying methods?
High-Efficiency Toilet

Choosing A High-Efficiency Toilet

Many facility managers are interested in installing high-efficiency toilets (HETs) in their buildings to save water and reduce utility bills.
green cleaning program

Embracing Green Cleaning Products, Processes

With a carefully considered green cleaning program, facility managers can protect the environment while safeguarding occupants and staff.
roof maintenance

Get Roofs Ready For Winter

Farewell to summer, and hello to cool season commercial roof maintenance.
access control solutions

Access Control: Touchless, Frictionless, Or Both?

While both touchless and frictionless access control solutions promote similar benefits, there are differences that are important for facilities customers to understand.
water conservation

Get The Message: Reduce Water Use

In facilities, communicating conservation efforts and results to occupants makes a difference. Plus, water management Q&A.
Sustainable Groundskeeping

Three Sustainable Groundskeeping Ideas

With these simple sustainable groundskeeping ideas, grounds and facilities departments can show they care about practices that are economically and environmentally viable.
Retro Rumble

Energy Improvement Aims High

Retro-commissioning project at former Nestlé Company headquarters recognized by inaugural Retro Rumble.
landscape

Maximize Service From Your Landscape Contractors

Communicate with your landscape service provider to cultivate beautiful results.
Drones And Roof Maintenance

Drones And Roof Maintenance

Commercial roofing inspections can be made easier and more effective with this technology.
Aerosol Disinfection

Aerosol Disinfection In A Pandemic World

COVID-19 has emphasized the need for health-based cleaning, particularly for high contact touch points.
pest management

Protecting Commercial Restrooms From Pests

Tackle each area of restroom facilities to maximize pest management efforts.
waste management

Think Smart About Facility Waste

IoT connected devices can help facility management redefine waste management protocols.
decommissioning

Protect Through Building Façade Inspections

Safety ordinances in major U.S. cities are prompting renewed focus on building envelope inspections.
landscape maintenance

Keep Facility Grounds Safe And Sound

Here are 10 tips for landscape maintenance from lighting and hardscapes to rain, trees, and snow.
Roofing Maintenance

Roofing Maintenance: Five Questions To Ask

A trio of experts discuss roofing issues their facility management customers are most concerned about, and questions they ask about maintaining their roofs.
Green Cleaning

A Fresh Look At Green Cleaning

With sustainability in mind, here are two facility cleaning materials to look at anew.

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