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In preparation for Earth Day, businesses can cut costs and consume energy in more green ways by making a few smart changes with their HVAC systems.


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In preparation for Earth Day, businesses can cut costs and consume energy in more green ways by making a few smart changes with their HVAC systems.

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


Five Ways To Get Your Building Green For Earth Day

In preparation for Earth Day, businesses can cut costs and consume energy in more green ways by making a few smart changes with their HVAC systems.

Register Now! Best Practices To Extend The Life Of Your Fire Sprinkler Systems

In this free webinar, you’ll learn about fire sprinkler systems vulnerabilities, why components fail, and how protect them from corrosion and freezing.

Americans Still Use Public Restrooms, Want Touchless Fixtures

Half the U.S. population continued to use public restrooms throughout the COVID-19 pandemic; 84% believe it’s important to have touchless fixtures, finds Bradley Corp. national survey.

WalkingPod Mesh, Portable Bug Screen Protection

Under the Weather's newest product protects outdoor workers from a variety of insects and pests, including cicadas and mosquitos.

Does Your Public Restroom Rule?

If your public restroom is exceptional, Cintas is seeking nominations for its 20th Annual America’s Best Restroom nationwide contest.

Six Critical Maintenance Actions To Prepare For Natural Hazards

These maintenance measures can improve the safety and resiliency of your facility during a natural hazard.

Facility Leaders Plan To Maintain Or Increase Protocols For Next Phase Of Pandemic

In new surveys, facility executives shared their plans to maintain or boost current protocols for disinfection, cleaning, and moving forward.

Four Most Common Parking Lot Maintenance Missteps

Before you begin your next asphalt repair or sealcoating project, save yourself valuable time and resources by avoiding these common maintenance mistakes.

Tips For Preventing, Minimizing Mold Risk After Prolonged Shutdown

Mold and hazard mitigation should be a top priority ahead of reopening a previously inactive property, especially if you plan on welcoming back employees.

The Pandemic And The New Focus On Indoor Air Quality

As the pandemic enters its next phase, facility leaders are focusing on air quality to optimize their response to viral spread.

Flood Buzz Water Leak Alarms From Archetype Ltd.

Manufactured and distributed by Archetype Ltd., Flood Buzz™ is a line of patented, low-cost, easy-to-use water leak alarms that warn of impending leaks.

Five Tips For Improving Manufacturing Facility Productivity

A new productivity guide from Tork is inspired by kaizen, the Japanese management philosophy that advocates all employees be engaged in improving a business.

New Electronic Touchless Roll Towel Dispenser From Bradley

Improve hand hygiene and save costs with Bradley’s new electronic touchless roll towel dispenser

3M Launches 3M™ Clean & Protect Certified Badge Program

The four-part 3M™ Clean & Protect Certified Badge Program promotes cleanliness, confidence, and compliance allowing facilities to reopen, and stay open, with peace of mind.

One World Trade Center Adopts Onvation Smart Restroom Solution

The award-winning Onvation Smart Restroom Solution proactively controls and optimizes servicing of One World Trade Center's 140 restrooms.

5 Tips To Simplify Summer Facilities Project Planning And Execution

Prepping for summer construction? Don’t forget to check these off your to-do list.

Protecting Building Exteriors

Preventive, ongoing façade maintenance is vital to proper function and desired appearance.

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.

Hospitality Industry Turns To Aspirating Smoke Detection

Aspirating smoke detection technology enhances safety, eases inspection and maintenance of high ceiling applications common in the hospitality industry.

Hybrid Hatches Solve VDOT Salt Storage Challenge

The Virginia Department of Transportation solves a salt storage problem with corrosion-resistant liners that will help extend its facility's roof durability up to 35 years.

Focus On The Human Dimensions Of People Coming Back To Work

How to ensure resilience in all ways for facilities to help make people feel safe.

Super Bowl LV Stadium Earns GBAC STAR Accreditation

The largest private school in Orlando, airports, convention centers, offices, hotels, and more have also earned GBAC STAR™ Accreditation this week.

Is Your School Custodian An Unsung Hero? 

If so, be sure to nominate your hardworking custodian as Cintas kicks-off its eighth-annual nationwide Custodian of the Year contest.

Managing Gas Leak Detection Systems To Prevent System Failures

Whether it's an HVAC system, a cooling system, or a hazardous gas found in petroleum production or mining, a leak presents substantial risks to employee safety.

Protect Your Investment: Tips On Maintaining High-Efficiency Boilers

High-efficiency boilers are new in the grand scheme of heating equipment. Servicing them on a regular basis will help ensure their longevity for years to com

Painters USA Provides Flooring, Other Maintenance Services During Holiday Downtime

The company is servicing facilities clients with flooring maintenance and other tasks as the year comes to a close.

Matrix Medical Network Launches COVID-19 Certification Program

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.

Hot-Shot Pipe Thawing Machines From General Pipe Cleaners

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.

How To Keep Employees And Patrons Safe This Winter

These tips for preparing parking lots for winter will help reduce motor accidents, increase longevity of parking lots and walkways, and keep workers safe.

The Importance Of Surge Protective Devices For Your Facility

New resources from the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) show how surge protective devices can prevent damage, downtime, and lost revenue.

Sloan Launches Expanded Line Of Connected Products

Sloan’s updated line of Bluetooth-connected products enables facility managers to wirelessly monitor the health and status of their fixtures.

How To Create COVID-Safe And Sustainable Learning Environments

ACEEE shares how schools and policymakers can take steps now to create safe, sustainable learning environments that could deliver long-term energy savings.

Joint Initiative Promotes Best Practices In Fight Against COVID-19

International WELL Building Institute acknowledges GBAC STAR accreditation from ISSA to fulfill the cleaning and sanitization credits within the holistic WELL Health-Safety Rating.

Cleaning Protocols Increase Consumer Confidence In Businesses

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. 

Green Seal’s Safer Disinfecting Practices Service 1 Billion Square Feet

Flagship properties One Penn Plaza, The Kennedy Center and Merchandise Mart are among those serviced by Green Seal-certified cleaning services.

Four Steps For Proper Chiller Maintenance And Cleaning

Performing chiller maintenance and cleaning at the end of the cooling season allows any larger issues or concerns to be identified early.

First Sporicidal Solution for Clorox Total 360 System Announced

Clorox Healthcare Spore* Defense Cleaner Disinfectant is a ready-to-use, low odor bleach that kills C. difficile in five minutes.

Employees Need To Feel Safe At Work: Plan Now For The New Janitorial

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.

Maximize Service From Your Landscape Contractors

Communicate with your landscape service provider to cultivate beautiful results.

Building Electricity Consumption Rising Faster Than Occupancy

After dropping 24%, U.S. office building electricity consumption has risen to 89% of its pre-pandemic level.

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