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.



Services & Maintenance: To Perform And Maintain

Contributor Joann Davis Brayman addresses the performance criteria facility managers should evaluate in acoustical ceiling selection.

Services & Maintenance: At The Ready

Contributor Paul Flannigan discusses the components of fire system inspections.

Services & Maintenance: Energy Measurement And Verification

Contributor John Schinter discusses how facility management professionals can track and use their data.

Services & Maintenance: Data Center Energy Efficiency

Contributor Steve Yellen writes about how the interconnection of facility and technology concerns in this space require a comprehensive approach.

Services & Maintenance: Call To Action

The effectiveness of an emergency response plan relies heavily on team members knowing their roles.

Services & Maintenance: Preventing Damage With Proactive Measures

A leak doesn't need to be the first sign of roof trouble.

Services & Maintenance: Quality, Cost, Sustainability

Can fms have the best of all worlds with pre-owned furniture?

Services & Maintenance: Making For A Brighter Future

Proper lighting maintenance can help save energy and money.

Services & Maintenance: Playing It Safe

A HAZCOM program is essential for facilities that house chemicals.

Services & Maintenance: Commissioning For Existing Facilities

Performing a check up on a building can provide valuable knowledge about its inner workings.

Services & Maintenance: Curtain Walls and Facades

Before making repairs it is important to know the conditions behind the scenes.

Services & Maintenance: Suspended Ceiling Or An Open Plenum?

Recent studies illustrate the impact of both on life cycle costs, fire safety, and acoustics.

Services & Maintenance: Leaner, Greener Restrooms

No matter the facility, the "3Rs" can serve as a universal guideline for conserving resources.

Services & Maintenance: Sustainable Carpet

The new NSF 140-2007 Standard will help facility managers ensure the best product for their needs.

Services & Maintenance: Maximizing The Data Center

Migration to a holistic, preventive maintenance approach can improve performance and reduce costs.

Services & Maintenance: A Green Sweep

Transitioning to an environmentally friendly cleaning program offers a myriad of benefits.

Services & Maintenance: A Green Sweep

Transitioning to an environmentally friendly cleaning program offers a myriad of benefits.

Services & Maintenance: The Roofing Crew

These tips can help facility managers recruit the right team to keep their buildings in ship shape condition

Services & Maintenance: Ultimately Green

Refurbishing furniture is one of the easiest, most affordable ways to shrink a facility's footprint.

Services & Maintenance: Waste Management And Ralph Waldo Emerson

What does this 19th century writer have to do with recycling?
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