Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Maintenance articles below.
The company is servicing facilities clients with flooring maintenance and other tasks as the year comes to a close.
New certification program from Matrix Medical Network helps businesses and organizations assess, address, certify, and monitor work environments to help minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission.
General’s compact Hot-Shot 320® and Hot-Shot 400® pipe thawing machines safely thaw pipes in minutes – without tearing up floors or walls, digging around pipes, or using blow torches.
These tips for preparing parking lots for winter will help reduce motor accidents, increase longevity of parking lots and walkways, and keep workers safe.
New resources from the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) show how surge protective devices can prevent damage, downtime, and lost revenue.
Sloan’s updated line of Bluetooth-connected products enables facility managers to wirelessly monitor the health and status of their fixtures.
ACEEE shares how schools and policymakers can take steps now to create safe, sustainable learning environments that could deliver long-term energy savings.
International WELL Building Institute acknowledges GBAC STAR accreditation from ISSA to fulfill the cleaning and sanitization credits within the holistic WELL Health-Safety Rating.
Ahead of the upcoming holiday shopping season, a new survey shows Americans are ready to return to stores, as long as proper cleaning protocols are in place.
Flagship properties One Penn Plaza, The Kennedy Center and Merchandise Mart are among those serviced by Green Seal-certified cleaning services.
Performing chiller maintenance and cleaning at the end of the cooling season allows any larger issues or concerns to be identified early.
Clorox Healthcare Spore* Defense Cleaner Disinfectant is a ready-to-use, low odor bleach that kills C. difficile in five minutes.
Informed by experts in infectious disease and industrial hygiene, ABM EnhancedClean gives facilities executives a strategic approach to help keep people safe as they return to work.
After dropping 24%, U.S. office building electricity consumption has risen to 89% of its pre-pandemic level.
ASHE has named the Atrium Health Cleveland plant operations and maintenance team its 2020 Energy Champion for leadership in becoming a more energy-efficient facility.
The COVID-19 pandemic may have delayed a big celebration, but it couldn't stop Albertville Kindergarten & Pre-K from honoring Howell Beasley in a big way!
A new resource from the Propane Education & Research Council shows how propane autogas can improve fleet maintenance logistics and lower costs.
Outsourcing is a strategic win during COVID-19 (but only if you choose a reputable provider).
New guidance on the operation of HVAC systems helps mitigate the airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 as schools prepare to reopen for the fall academic year.
As demand for disinfectant and hand sanitizer surges, properly engineered refilling stations with pumps capable of safely transferring flammable materials should be utilized.
Look beyond the short-term impact of COVID-19 on parking management.
As more workplaces begin to reopen, OSHA is reminding employers that worker safety remains a priority amid both coronavirus and common workplace hazards.
Materials include commercial and residential reopening and rapid response guidelines, and a disinfecting procedure booklet.
Four new Safety First Pilot Credits from USGBC outline sustainable best practices for cleaning, workplace re-occupancy, HVAC, and plumbing.
Perdue Farms recently gave the CDC a tour of its Accomac, VA poultry processing facility to share the safety measures the company implemented to protect its workers from COVID-19.
The technical document outlines best practices for COVID-19 decontamination, including cleaning, disinfection, worker safety, and post cleaning measurement.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, here are several considerations for keeping restrooms clean, maintained, well-equipped and prepared for a healthy hand washing experience.
Cleaning procedures can reassure occupants that your spaces have been properly disinfected to eliminate COVID-19 and other contagions. Here’s the easiest way to standardize your organization’s cleaning processes and enable a safer return for everyone in your facilities.
National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions survey of more than 200 employers found 88% have a COVID-19 return-to-work task force in place.