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A new resource from the Propane Education & Research Council shows how propane autogas can improve fleet maintenance logistics and lower costs.


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A new resource from the Propane Education & Research Council shows how propane autogas can improve fleet maintenance logistics and lower costs.

Maintenance

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


Fleet Maintenance: Resource Highlights Advantages Of Propane Autogas

A new resource from the Propane Education & Research Council shows how propane autogas can improve fleet maintenance logistics and lower costs.

Five Tips For Hygienic Restrooms

Public spaces are scrutinized more than ever for cleanliness, and commercial restrooms are a big focus.

Pest Management Tips For Lodging Facilities

Take proactive measures to prevent pest infestations before these gain a foothold.

Laser Focused On Pest Birds

A new laser technology is suited to keep away pest birds from flat roofs and open spaces.

Welcome Back: The New Hotel Stay

Returning joy to the hotel guest experience can be achieved with a variety of design elements.

Drones And Roof Maintenance

Commercial roofing inspections can be made easier and more effective with this technology.

Eight Questions To Ask Before You Choose A Disinfection Provider

Outsourcing is a strategic win during COVID-19 (but only if you choose a reputable provider).

ECHO Bear Cat® Is Now Crary® Bear Cat

Customers can expect the same world class outdoor power equipment and support as ECHO Bear Cat transitions to Crary Bear Cat.

ASHRAE Provides Updated Reopening Guide For Schools, Universities

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.

Reopening Drives Need For Safe Sanitizer, Disinfectant Refilling Solutions

As demand for disinfectant and hand sanitizer surges, properly engineered refilling stations with pumps capable of safely transferring flammable materials should be utilized.

Five Changes On The Horizon For Parking Facilities

Look beyond the short-term impact of COVID-19 on parking management.

Tips For Touch-Free Plumbing Retrofits

Touch-free plumbing fixtures provide a more sanitary option for facilities of any size and provide a quality option to improve public health

Returning To Work: The New Office

There is a plethora of resources that facility executives can access to prepare their buildings for occupancy during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

As More Businesses Reopen, Worker Safety And Health Remain OSHA Priority

As more workplaces begin to reopen, OSHA is reminding employers that worker safety remains a priority amid both coronavirus and common workplace hazards.

Planned Companies Introduces COVID-19 Disinfecting Service Program

Materials include commercial and residential reopening and rapid response guidelines, and a disinfecting procedure booklet.

New LEED Guidance Addresses COVID-19 Reopening Strategies

Four new Safety First Pilot Credits from USGBC outline sustainable best practices for cleaning, workplace re-occupancy, HVAC, and plumbing.

Perdue Farms Shares CDC Report Following Virginia Facility Tours

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.

Cleaning Industry Research Institute Issues Guidance For COVID-19 Decontamination

The technical document outlines best practices for COVID-19 decontamination, including cleaning, disinfection, worker safety, and post cleaning measurement.

Five Restroom Upgrades To Improve Hand Washing, Minimize Germs

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.

COVID-19: How To Disinfect Your Buildings According To CDC and EPA Guidelines

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.

Establishing A Sustainable Carpet Care Program

Establishing a sustainable carpet care program can reassure building occupants that facility managers are working toward a sustainable present and future.

U.S. Employers Making Plans To Get Workers Back To Work Safely

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.

Hilton Defines New Standard Of Hotel Cleanliness

Working with RB/Lysol and Mayo Clinic, starting next month Hilton will elevate hygiene practices from check-in to check-out.

Buildings Closed Due To COVID-19 At Risk For Legionnaires’ Disease

Buildings reopening following the shutdown pose a health risk that mimics COVID-19 if water systems aren't brought online properly.

UG2 ReNew Program Addresses Transition To Post-COVID-19 World

This new program from UG2 mitigates risk of infection as employees, students, consumers, and fans reoccupy facilities.

Work Order System Streamlined

For the Buckeye Elementary School District in Buckeye, AZ, software tool expands visibility into work orders and equipment maintenance.

COVID-19 Special Feature: HVAC Filtration And COVID-19

Although there are still unknowns, here are ways air filtration may help clear the air in facilities.

One Week Left To Vote For The Custodian Of The Year!

Time is running out to cast your vote in the 2020 Custodian of the Year contest hosted by Cintas Corporation.

Spring Is Go-Time To Assess, Repair Roof Damage

The start of spring is a great time for facility managers to check for winter roof damage and prepare for spring showers. 

Four Carpet Maintenance Best Practices

By implementing a multi-pronged approach with the right equipment and chemistry, facility managers can easily tackle carpet maintenance in any facility. Plus, an infographic on how to sanitize your carpet during an outbreak.

How To Tackle Deferred Maintenance And Avoid Costly Downtime

Deferred maintenance can create expensive, time-consuming issues for your organization. If your team is struggling to get ahead of your backlog, use the resources in this article to start breaking the cycle today.

Miami Leads Second Annual Top 50 Termite Cities List

Miami, Los Angeles, Tampa, and New York are frontrunners for the second consecutive year, and Atlanta joins the top five.

Getting Up To Speed On Cooling Tower Designs

Engineered plastic cooling towers outlast metal designs, and can be constructed of unique antimicrobial resins which guard against Legionnaires and other health hazards

Paints And Coatings For Commercial Spaces

Appearance is everything, but so is performance when choosing surface finishes in the facility.

PIG Burpless Poly Drum Funnel

The PIG Burpless Poly Drum Funnel (DRM1680) is no-splash built-in overfill preventer.

Plazas And Terraces: Construction Considerations

Building or improving these outdoor spaces requires attention to safety and performance.

Addressing Moisture Intrusion In Buildings

Examine facilities inside and out when investigating building envelope intrusions.

Think Smart About Facility Waste

IoT connected devices can help facility management redefine waste management protocols.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2020

A fast-paced facility operation is a great fit for Dennis Williams, Senior VP of Operations and Assistant GM at Milwaukee’s Fiserv Forum.

Six Ways Submetering Improves Energy Insight

Energy meters in facilities can help reduce energy consumption, cut costs, and increase sustainability.

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