Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Maintenance articles below.
Cigarette waste is recycled free of charge through a program launched by TerraCycle and facilitated by funding from Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co.
Millennium Press has released a new book: "Facilities Management Managing Maintenance for Buildings and Facilities" by Joel Levitt.
Effective upkeep depends on proper methods for the facility space in question. A cleaning regimen that addresses the characteristics and location of these surfaces is most effective.
Facility managers can protect people, property, and their budgets with a systematic approach.
Honolulu has highest facility operating costs in a new Whitestone Research study which reveals the ten most—and least—expensive cities in North America.
When maintenance “strategies” are unplanned, organizations can experience premature equipment failure, reduction in occupant satisfaction, and higher prices for repairs and equipment replacements.
This approach to grout degradation can be a cost-effective solution for facility professionals who need help restoring their lobbies, public restrooms, or any tile surface where grout is needed for aesthetics and durability.
In the second part of this examination, Carpenter breaks down the realities of finding the right player for the cleaning game in your facility.
Rededicated in 2009, the Oklahoma State University football stadium shows school spirit throughout.
This grinder system provides a solution for restrooms where conventional plumbing may be impossible or cost prohibitive.
In part one of this series, Carpenter explains how providing janitorial services to facilities can be a truly thankless task, but it doesn't have to be.
This web exclusive looks at five common areas where preventive maintenance can make the difference between a smoothly running facility and a disaster.
The dry cleaning method is one tool facilities can use to maintain a healthy indoor environment.
Is there any kind of template that I can use to design and construct a time and efficiency study of my maintenance department?
What is the standard practice of budget allocation towards spare parts expenses?
Bigfoot manages all aspects of maintenance repair for every piece of equipment in a facility, from production machines to energy systems.
TFM Columnist Jim Elledge reveals the best methods of headcount calculation. Former Tricks Columnist Elledge, facility/office services manager for Dallas, TX-based Summit Alliance Companies, is the recipient of the Distinguished Author Award from the International Facility Management Association (IFMA), is an IFMA Fellow, and is a member of TFM’s Editorial Advisory Board.
Business Interiors by Staples has compiled six cost-effective trends and tips to help schools create an environment that inspires learning.
This mobile app and web interface gives service providers and facility managers instant feedback on the condition of restroom facilities.
The sign company headquartered in Moorestown, NJ has introduced a new division, focused on signage and lighting services.