Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Maintenance articles below.
One way to minimize vandalism is to make sure elevators are operating efficiently. A defective relay or a damaged door track can slow performance and create long wait times. More tips are available.
The sign company headquartered in Moorestown, NJ has introduced a new division, focused on signage and lighting services.
Is there a product or process that we can use to keep the smaller cracks from opening up farther and breaking up the concrete beyond repair?
This diagnostic tool detects sounds that may signify problems such as compressed air leaks and other facility issues.
Presentation marks the first time ISSA and its partner PIGC bring a mixed discipline group in Europe to discuss the issues of planning facilities with a focus on their cleanability.
This recent introduction from Georgia-Pacific Professional provides sanitizer to building occupants.
A predictive maintenance program continuously monitors HVAC systems with the goal of avoiding costly breakdowns.
ITT has enhanced its Goulds Pumps line for increased energy efficiency and easier maintenance.
Protecting occupant health and the environment are twin goals when evaluating products and methods.
A Fort Worth, TX manufacturer of floor care equipment addresses five questions its customer reps frequently receive about commercial floor maintenance.
Allocating Common Area Maintenance (CAM) Charges in Mixed Use Properties and Other Strategies for Managing Live–Work–Play Developments should be a helpful resource for anyone involved in mixed–use properties.
The cleaning product provider has revamped its online ROI calculator tools.
The importance of facilities management was underscored on Sunday when nearly 81,000 people sat in total darkness for a few seconds at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. The power outage brought Sunday's game between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants to a halt.
With the thousands spent on architecture to make a parking garage appealing, it becomes even more important to keep it clean and sanitary.
The manufacturer of portable heated matting products has added four partners to its distribution network.
Keep America Beautiful has announced the organizations that have been awarded $2,500 grants through the 2010 Graffiti Hurts Grant Program.
Recent scientific evidence that chronic, low level exposures to petrochemicals commonly found in institutional cleaning products are a significant health hazard for children has fueled increased demand for safer products.
This emergency and/or non-emergency roof leak response service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
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The company has added an Ornithologist to its team of bird control specialists to provide online advice.
ConstructionPhotoDocs.com has introduced a photo indexing service geared to facility management work.
The BrightSolutions service brand retrofits interior and exterior lighting applications for reduced energy consumption and maintenance.
This product from OMG Roofing Products bonds to all common roof materials for long lasting, watertight repairs.
Toilets, sinks, and landscaping fixtures should be checked to identify unnecessary water costs.
Many variables and issues can cause damage and lower the roof’s performance. Read this Web Exclusive from Jay Rintelmann, president of Hartford South for five common problems affecting low-slope commercial roofs.
The company's line of ladder products include an Extension Ladder Stabilizer, a Step Ladder Stabilizer, and a Staging Stabilizer.
Measuring 4"x5", the roll-formed downspout provides nearly 43% more area than a 3½"x4" downspout.
From New York to Amsterdam to Moscow and Singapore, flies are invading unlikely places: public urinals. Decals and paintings of the critters are being incorporated into the porcelain bowls in an effort to reduce the mess associated with public restrooms for men.
The odor in a room is enough to elicit a stronger impulse towards fairness, and researchers believe there is a correlation between hygiene and decency based on an increase in ethical behavior when the scent of a fruit scented cleaner filled a room.
This offering is not so much weird as it is scary, but when you think about the jobs in the world that have to be done, well, it kinda puts everything into perspective. Have a look at this video.
The Rover is designed for water removal after flooding occurs in a facility.
Transitioning to an environmentally friendly cleaning program offers a myriad of benefits.
A look at a residential facility can offer some much needed perspective on running a commercial facility.