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Nearly 90% of American workers think the condition of workplace restrooms indicates how much a company values its employees.

Maintenance

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Maintenance articles below.


Employees Value Workplace Restrooms

Nearly 90% of American workers think the condition of workplace restrooms indicates how much a company values its employees.

Overlooked Hazards, Risk Zones Cause Workplace Falls

Many organizations underestimate floor safety risks and are unaware of high-risk walk zones that exist within their buildings, according to a recent New Pig survey.

Dartmouth College Selects Planon’s IWMS

The Ivy League school selected the Integrated Workplace Management System for optimization of facilities operations.

Keep America Beautiful Asks Students “How Will You … End Littering?”

The second annual video contest taps into the imaginations of students in grades 9-12 to find out how they would end littering.

Company Edition Software From Common Areas

The cloud-based tool connects facility and property management with their service providers to help track maintenance performed.

Sanitation Checklist For Food Manufacturing Equipment

Keeping equipment properly sanitized and clean is essential for maintaining the trust consumers have in today’s modern food manufacturers.

Time For Pest Birds To Leave The Nest

Identify behaviors to implement effective bird control around facilities.

Concerned With Poor IAQ?

A facility’s indoor air quality affects occupant health as well as energy efficiency. Take steps to mitigate negative impacts.

Effective Fire Sprinkler Pipe Inspections

Avoid discovering a fire pipe corrosion problem during an actual fire emergency.

Maintaining Multiple Roofs With Technology

For national and regional corporations that want to renew their roofing systems, one of the best strategies is a strong service and maintenance program with a national commercial roofing network.

Protecting Roofs From Severe Weather

Maintenance is key to extending the life of commercial roofing through extreme weather conditions.

Restroom Management Meets The Modern Age

Take note of several developments aimed at making commercial restroom cleaning more effective.

How To Prepare Your Elevator For Harsh Summer Weather

Schindler offers advice to building and facility managers on how to protect elevator equipment and occupants before, during, and after a storm.

Catching Problems Early Key To Parking Structure Maintenance

Protecting your facility's parking structure from the constant onslaught of environmental stressors and wear-and-tear comes with its own set of challenges.

enMotion® Automated Touchless Counter Mount Soap System

Newest addition to the GP PRO Premium Restroom Collection provides luxury design, optimized soap dispensing, and effortless maintenance.

Keep Your Campus Cool Without Burning Out Your HVAC System

Adding a predictive maintenance toolkit to your efforts will prepare your campus HVAC system for the hot summer season, and beyond.

Seven Tips For Keeping Workers Safe From Heat-Related Illnesses

Summer often brings extreme heat: Here's how to keep outdoor workers safe, courtesy of Western Specialty Contractors.

Is Your School In Compliance With The Safe Drinking Water Act?

NSF International offers resources for school administrators and facility directors to ensure the plumbing products used in schools meet EPA lead-free requirements.

Inspecting, Maintaining Heat And Smoke Vents

Up to 60% of commercial low-slope roofs are due for re-roof or significant maintenance, according to a recent survey.

Question Of The Week: Is This Vendor The Right Fit For Your Facility?

Getting off to a good start is important when hiring and working with a new vendor. Here are some tips and tricks from Segura & Associates, a consulting firm that works with both cleaning contractors and building managers.

Cleaning Products And Sustainability

ACI Sustainability Report highlights progress made by cleaning product companies to decrease the industry’s environmental footprint over the last two years.

Environmental Impacts, Safety, Costs Of Drinking Water Pipes Explored

New study evaluates the cradle-to-grave sustainability of commonly used drinking water and sewer pipe materials over a 100-year service period.

Zen Ecosystems, Encycle Form Partnership

Swarm Logic® integration with Zen HQ adds intelligent energy management features to further curb building energy usage and benefit customer bottom lines.

Don’t Forget IAQ In Cleaning Programs

Improving indoor air makes for a more healthy and safer environment, and can make facility management the key to improved operations as well.

Cleaning To Safeguard Health

Protect the well-being of facility staff and building occupants with green cleaning principles.

Facility Executive | June 2017 Issue

The June 2017 issue features the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus a look at conferencing technology, HVAC systems, sustainable carpet, security, acoustics, construction projects, and energy management.

Maintaining Sustainable Carpet

A number of maintenance considerations should be factored in when choosing the right sustainable carpet.

Gentoo Coating From UltraTech International

Clear hydrophobic coating developed for the military repels water and most oils and solvents; prevents graffiti.

Question Of The Week: How Do You Utilize Your CMMS?

A recent survey asked about to what extent facility maintenance departments are employing CMMS programs.

New G-100 Utility Vehicle From Taylor-Dunn

The G-100 UTV features a liquid-cooled, Electronic Fuel Injected Polaris Pro-Star® 32 horsepower gasoline motor.

Workplace Automation: Predictions And Reality

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.

New High Efficiency Boilers Earn High Grades At Iowa College

Retrofitting campus buildings with high efficiency condensing boilers provided the solution needed for improved, head-of-the-class heating at Cornell College.

Cree Extends OSQ Series Of LED Luminaires

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.

Did You Miss Our Wrestling With The Restroom Webinar?

Do away with restroom complaints by following the easy-to-implement steps outlined in this fast-paced and eye-opening video webinar.

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