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New study evaluates the cradle-to-grave sustainability of commonly used drinking water and sewer pipe materials over a 100-year service period.


https://facilityexecutive.com/2017/06/environmental-impacts-safety-costs-drinking-water-pipes/
New study evaluates the cradle-to-grave sustainability of commonly used drinking water and sewer pipe materials over a 100-year service period.

Asset Management

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Asset Management articles below.


Environmental Impacts, Safety, Costs Of Drinking Water Pipes Explored

New study evaluates the cradle-to-grave sustainability of commonly used drinking water and sewer pipe materials over a 100-year service period.

Galvanic Corrosion, And What To Do About It

This type of metal corrosion can cause serious failures, but understanding the factors and chemistry behind it goes a long way toward prevention.

Managing Healthcare Facilities Amid Uncertainty

Basic real estate and facilities management principles can provide healthcare facilities a point of certainty in uncertain times.

Boosting Communication Efforts With Geofencing

This technology enables facility management to define geographical boundaries to identify where people and assets are, and when they move in and out of bounds.

School District Finds Continuous Improvement

Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.

Question Of The Week: Why Lease Or Finance Equipment?

The majority of U.S. businesses lease or finance equipment. A new infographic from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association highlights why this method of equipment acquisition is so popular.

Drones And The Emergence Of Unmanned Asset Management

Asset management is bolstered by using innovative technologies such as drones to proactively inspect critical assets and ensure these are maintained effectively.

Active Asset Tracker by Barcoding

AAT leverages BLE beacons and the power of the Internet of Things to turn assets into sensors for physical inventory visibility.

Question Of The Week: Fleet Management With GPS

This article from Robert J. Hall, President of Track Your Truck, addresses how technology tools may help improve fleet management.

Did You Miss “The Impact Of Using Defendable Data To Assess & Budget For The Future” Webinar?

Using real facility examples, this video webinar outlines how to plan and execute a successful life cycle cost program, and the consequences of ignoring.

Question Of The Week: Asset Management Solution

In educational environments, asset tracking can be particularly challenging. One facility professional is seeking asset management advice.

Changes To Lease Accounting: What Do Facility Managers Need To Know?

Changes to lease accounting standards may affect companies that lease equipment and real estate as part of their day-to-day operations, including those in the construction industry. Because the topic is of such critical importance and it can seem complex to many, William G. Sutton has written this article.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: CMMS/Asset Management Software Recommendations

I've used a few different programs in past lives but they were mostly geared towards educational facilities or they didn't include some of the vital modules I'm looking for in this particular application. I have found an option that seems pretty sharp and includes most of what I'm looking for, but I'd appreciate more feedback.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Asset Management

I have been tasked with implementing a solid, yet flexible and functional asset/inventory tracking system for all of the company assets.

Tricks Of The Trade: Asset Management’s Market

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge pinpoints the size and scope of the asset management market in the U.S.

Tricks Of The Trade: The Ins And Outs Of Asset Management

TFM Columnist Jim Elledge compares the various asset tagging options on the market.

From Where I Sit: FM, AM, And IM

With so much attention on speech giving and politics, Springer encourages facility professionals to spread the good word about the importance of what they do and how they do it.

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