Services & Maintenance

Analysis and tech tools strengthen facility management in an increasingly competitive marketplace.


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Analysis and tech tools strengthen facility management in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

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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.


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Analysis and tech tools strengthen facility management in an increasingly competitive marketplace.

Services & Maintenance: Carpet Care Procedures

ANSI/IICRC S100, a standard for cleaning textile floor coverings, has been recently revised.

Services & Maintenance: Emergency Notifications

Recent research from NIST examines what to say, and how to say it.

Services & Maintenance: Waste Management Strategies

Recycling the volume and variety of materials used in facilities requires planning and communication.

Services & Maintenance: Think Outside The Box

Informed maintenance of the building envelope can significantly improve energy savings.

Services & Maintenance: All-Around Green Clean

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

Services & Maintenance: For Safety’s Sake

A smart approach to water management protects occupant health and reduces costs.

Services & Maintenance: Customized Bird Control

Factors such as setting, occupancy, and specific concerns influence strategy.

Services & Maintenance: New Life For Old Carpet

Considering recycling options for this facility asset should begin during its purchase.

Services & Maintenance: Problem Ceilings

Common issues to address involve aesthetics and acoustics.

Services & Maintenance: Greener Groundskeeping

Greener Groundskeeping: The SITES rating system aims to generate the sustainability and resiliency of landscapes.

Services & Maintenance: Energy Improvement Plans

Maximize benefits by integrating conservation measures into long-term capital budgets.

Services & Maintenance: Composting Programs

Processing organic waste for a second purpose can significantly reduce what goes to landfill.

Services & Maintenance: Indoor Air Concerns

Addressing complaints and suspected problems calls for a targeted inspection.

Services & Maintenance: Security Merge

When upgrading these systems in an existing facility, consider all angles. From the October 2013 issue.

Services & Maintenance: Stemming The Tide

Facility managers can stop water and energy use from going down the drain. From the September 2013 issue.

Service & Maintenance: Lighting Retrofits With LEDs

Whether planning a full overhaul or a small scale project, facility managers may find this technology makes sense. From the August 2013 issue.

Services & Maintenance: Honing In On Pest Birds

Facility managers use maintenance and exclusion tactics to repel unwelcome guests. From the July 2013 issue.

Services & Maintenance: Extending Carpet Life

Honing in on specifics, including materials and traffic patterns, maximizes maintenance impact. From the June 2013 issue.

Services & Maintenance: Minimal Overhead

Facility managers can get maximum performance by choosing the best ceiling type for their spaces. From the May 2013 issue.

Services & Maintenance: Grounds Check

Vetting landscape service providers ensures they add value to site maintenance plans. From the April 2013 issue.

Services & Maintenance: Funding Energy Projects

Government incentives and utility rebates have momentum and are among options to investigate. From the March 2013 issue of Today's Facility Manager.

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 effective.

Services & Maintenance: Three Steps To Roof Replacement

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

Services & Maintenance: Integrating Security Needs

When specifying this facility system, managers can leverage existing infrastructure.

Services & Maintenance: Proactive Energy Management

Access to real-time and historical information on usage leads to more efficient operations. Also featured is a look into the lighting controls retrofit at the Empire State Building. Find out how intelligent energy management tools can help facility managers track power usage and gather actionable data.

Services & Maintenance: Lighting That Performs

The convergence of lighting, networking, and sensors can deliver a broad building management solution. Outfitting the building's lighting system to interact with others—such as HVAC and security—streamlines performance and energy use.

Services & Maintenance: Under Pressure

Whether pest birds have made a facility home or are just moving in, having the expertise to deter them effectively is important.

Services & Maintenance: The Right Fit

When seeking pre-owned furniture, a little research can go a long way toward finding a suitable dealer.

Services & Maintenance: Making Ceilings Count

This building element has an impact on several areas of facility management.

Services & Maintenance: Getting The Message Across

Developing effective facility warning and notification strategies in the post-9/11 era.

Services & Maintenance: What Energy Where?

Submetering reveals electricity consumption patterns throughout a facility.

Services & Maintenance: Breaking It Down

A pile mentality doesn't cut it when it comes to handling waste. Ensuring materials do not unnecessarily end up in a landfill is a prime goal of a waste management plan.

Services & Maintenance: Effective Green Cleaning

Maintaining a healthy facility depends on a successful combination of processes and products.

Services & Maintenance: The Best Time Is Now

Before winter and its harsh weather arrive, a complete roof inspection should be in order.

Services & Maintenance: Star Power

Facility managers can use an EPA program to benchmark and manage energy.

Services & Maintenance: Together As One

Integrating security systems and building management offers a multitude of benefits, but steps need to be taken before implementation.

Services & Maintenance: Incandescent Lamp Phase Out

A 2007 federal law calls for manufacturers to cease making these products beginning January 1, 2012.

Services & Maintenance: Solutions For Pest Birds

Finding an effective cure for this nuisance involves evaluating specific factors.

Services & Maintenance: Have A Seat

When considering purchasing pre-owned furniture or reusing existing items, there are pros and cons.

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