Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Maintenance articles below.
Rising costs and new environmental regulations call for facilities to enact proactive refrigerant management programs.
Examine the current situation, and evaluate the site to plan next steps to deter pest birds. Plus, advice for repelling mosquitoes.
If so, it's time to get your public restroom the recognition it deserves as Cintas opens nominations for its 18th annual America’s Best Restroom Contest.
Most consumers will spend more at businesses with well-kept restrooms, finds 10th Annual Healthy Hand Washing Survey.
Amerlux’s Quick-Line is a LED architectural-grade pendant fixture that delivers on the promise of speed, low cost, and high quality.
Spring is an ideal time for facility managers to survey their buildings and structures for damage that may have resulted from winter weather.
EZ-On Grid Covers by Ceilume are an easy way to rejuvenate dirty ceiling grids.
Richie Stever, director of operations and maintenance, University of Maryland Medical Center, aims high and delivers results.
These unmanned aerial vehicles are used increasingly for building and site inspections, and expanded capabilities are on the horizon.
Western Specialty Contractors makes the complex maintenance process simple with its new eBook, “Property Inspections – The Critical First Step.”
For consumable supplies and replacement parts, establishing predictive capabilities helps align inventory with projected facility maintenance needs.
Chicago rail crews are battling the polar vortex by setting the tracks on fire in an effort to keep trains running smoothly.
New LEED v4 requirements for student housing require new training and a shift in the behaviors of students, residence life staff, maintenance, and housekeeping staff.
Introduced at AHR Expo last week, the RIDGID Press-In Branch Connector Tool Kit quickly makes ¾" branch connections on black steel pipe.
The report includes an exploration of facility management strategies for organizational agility and change management.
Explore the options for a commercial roof repair before deciding on new installation.
Tork survey finds link between safe, clean, and orderly work environments, and the overall happiness of manufacturing employees.
Covering 10,000 square feet per hour, the sprayer eradicates germs, viruses, bacteria, as well as prevents mold and mildew from growing on surfaces in commercial facilities.
EcoAir Biobased CLP is a non-toxic, “green” multifunctional cleaner/lubricant/protectant packaged in an environmentally friendly spray can.
Fall is the ideal time to prepare your facility for winter weather. Routine inspections of your building from roof to foundation now can prevent costly repairs in the future
Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.
Facility managers should use an FCA as part of a technical investigation, to review assets or systems looking into the root causes of deterioration, and as a source for determining a building's replacement value.
The University of Maryland Medical Center garners operational benefits by installing reusable HVAC insulation in its central plant facilities.
With new options, UTVs serve many practical purposes in a facility landscape management fleet.
For snow and ice management, environmental concerns join the long-held focus on cost, efficiency, and safety.
One-step product cleans, disinfects, and deodorizes surfaces and can be used for accidents involving the toughest bio soils such as blood, feces, vomit, and urine on both hard and soft surfaces.
There’s a lot riding on the reliability and effectiveness of your elevator maintenance plan. Make sure you thoroughly understand what the agreement states and how much liability you have.
Predix ServiceMax FSM 18.3 cloud-based field service management solution introduces new capabilities enabling technician autonomy, dispatcher empowerment and complex work execution
With Hurricane Florence threatening the southeastern U.S., Schindler Elevator offers safety guidelines for before, during, and after inclement weather.
When pressed to spend an inordinate amount of time communicating about the status of facilities maintenance jobs, staff has less time to get the actual work done.
The school year has just started, but it's never too early to plan ahead: Deep cleaning over the winter break can help create a healthy and safe learning environment.
The Healthy Hand Washing Survey by Bradley Corporation reveals that 56% of workers have seen colleagues leave the restroom without washing their hands.
Data driven upkeep for facility restrooms helps to reduce costs related to labor and supplies.
Ensure the safety of those who perform roof maintenance by satisfying OSHA requirements, and more.