Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Maintenance articles below.
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.
This diagnostic tool detects sounds that may signify problems such as compressed air leaks and other facility issues.
This recent introduction from Georgia-Pacific Professional provides sanitizer to building occupants.
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.
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.
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.