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


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

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.


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.

Top 3 Workplace Hazards: Existing Technologies Can Save Lives

A new National Safety Council report identifies the most relevant workplace hazards and maps more than 100 technologies to mitigate the risks.

100 Products That Can Help Stop The Spread Of COVID-19 

The Center For Biocide Chemistries (CBC) has published a list of 100 ready-to-use, dilutable, and wipeable biocidal products that are approved by the EPA as effective at killing viruses like the 2019 novel coronavirus.

Can Clean Restrooms Boost Your Business?

A new national survey reveals that 62% of consumers say clean restrooms increase their spending.

Is Your School Custodian The Coolest?

If your school custodian is top notch, take note: Cintas is accepting nominations for its 2020 Custodian of the Year contest.

WINT AI-Powered Leak Prevention Technology Wins Gold Award

WINT's Water Intelligence was recognized by the Insurance Times for its impact in reducing water damage risk and insurance claims.

New Digital Controllers For HVLS Fans By Hunter Industrial

Hunter Industrial has introduced three new controllers for each of its high-volume, low-speed fan lines—named the 350 Series, 430 Series, and 700 Series.

Global Dow Center Earns LEED Silver Certification

Sustainability was at the forefront of the project with green construction and demolition practices employed throughout Dow Chemical Company's new Midland, MI headquarters. 

Facing Facility Management Challenges After An Expansion

For a facility manager, the challenges that come with a major expansion include issues associated with organizing larger spaces, plus additional workforce, equipment, and maintenance.

How To Ace Your Inspections And Maintain Building Compliance

Inspections don’t have to be scary or intimidating. Get helpful insight, a list of action items, and free tools to guide your organization to a constant state of compliance today.

Bacharach Refrigerant Management Software Now Available For Free

Parasense Refrigerant Tracking software is designed for facility managers and compliance officers who support multi-site organizations like supermarkets, food processing plants, cold storage warehouses, hospitals, universities, or K-12 schools.

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