Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Maintenance articles below.
Not all human skills can be replicated by a machine no matter how sophisticated. Here’s how smart organizations are strategically automating workplace tools to boost human capabilities.
Retrofitting campus buildings with high efficiency condensing boilers provided the solution needed for improved, head-of-the-class heating at Cornell College.
The new luminaire more than doubles the top lumen output of the original OSQ Series with up to 65,000 lumens and can replace multiple metal halide 1000W fixtures.
Do away with restroom complaints by following the easy-to-implement steps outlined in this fast-paced and eye-opening video webinar.
Beloved Newtown Elementary School janitor and U.S. veteran Ted Qualli Jr. takes home the custodial crown.
View this free webinar video and learn about a strategy-based approach to chiller maintenance.
For the fourth year in a row, the Atlanta area tops pest control leader Orkin’s list of Top 50 Mosquito Cities.
The technology company announces the integration of Slack into its platform as well as an improved design for its Service Request module.
Data gathered by Michael Baker International will be used to improve and maintain runway conditions at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.
Water-based fire protection is addressed with NFPA 25, a standard for inspections of system wear and tear.
The Clorox® Total 360™ Electrostatic Sprayer provides superior surface coverage so commercial facilities can do much more, much faster, for much less.
As holds the principle of bioethics, so should the approach to treating historic stone: “First, do no harm.”
View this video webinar and learn how to address allergy concerns in your facility, removing the source of suffering—the allergens themselves.
It’s up to you! Cintas has announced the top 10 finalists in its nationwide Janitor of the Year Contest and the polls are open.
The ePIPE System of “in-place” pipe restoration provides protection against leaks, harmful lead leaching and lead service lines.
If your facility has a pool, keeping people happy and healthy in the water while creating a clean water experience for all can be a challenge.
A comprehensive pest management program is a necessary component to an effective food safety program under the Food Safety Modernization Act.
With the threat of a blizzard or severe storm always present, Apollo Safety offers safety recommendations to facilities.
The majority of U.S. businesses lease or finance equipment. A new infographic from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association highlights why this method of equipment acquisition is so popular.
The robot, nicknamed “Violet” by hospital employees, enhances patient safety by destroying superbugs that can cause infections.
New ENERGY STAR® certified LED retrofit replaces vertically mounted lamps in commercial downlights.
A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.
Facility management extends asset life with a two-step approach to preventive maintenance: inspection, followed by execution.
In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2016.
Asset management is bolstered by using innovative technologies such as drones to proactively inspect critical assets and ensure these are maintained effectively.
Here's a look at three common models for the application of workplace technology in association with facility management outsourcing.
From maintaining 94,830 square feet of AstroTurf to keeping locker rooms sanitized to protect players from MRSA, here’s some of what it takes to get a facility ready to host the Super Bowl, thanks to SMS Assist.
Learn 10 ways to improve plant management operations — plus, find out how a facilities services vendor can improve the food processing experience.
Cintas Corporation is accepting nominations for its fourth annual Janitor of the Year contest, which recognizes the best-of-the-best among school janitors and custodians.
Feeling the need to cast your ballot again? Deb's Happy Hands Dispenser Design Contest provides a chance to vote on something a little more light-hearted.
Keep America Beautiful, U.S. Composting Council along with other nonprofits and government agencies recommend designating green as the color standard for organics collection containers.
View this free webinar video and learn the importance of green cleaning and new trends, buttressed by hard facts and statistics about changing your practices and cleaning for health.
The new mats are easy to adhere and remove, while providing absorbency in high traffic areas.