Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Maintenance articles below.
For consumable supplies and replacement parts, establishing predictive capabilities helps align inventory with projected facility maintenance needs.
Chicago rail crews are battling the polar vortex by setting the tracks on fire in an effort to keep trains running smoothly.
New LEED v4 requirements for student housing require new training and a shift in the behaviors of students, residence life staff, maintenance, and housekeeping staff.
Introduced at AHR Expo last week, the RIDGID Press-In Branch Connector Tool Kit quickly makes ¾" branch connections on black steel pipe.
The report includes an exploration of facility management strategies for organizational agility and change management.
Explore the options for a commercial roof repair before deciding on new installation.
Tork survey finds link between safe, clean, and orderly work environments, and the overall happiness of manufacturing employees.
Covering 10,000 square feet per hour, the sprayer eradicates germs, viruses, bacteria, as well as prevents mold and mildew from growing on surfaces in commercial facilities.
EcoAir Biobased CLP is a non-toxic, “green” multifunctional cleaner/lubricant/protectant packaged in an environmentally friendly spray can.
Fall is the ideal time to prepare your facility for winter weather. Routine inspections of your building from roof to foundation now can prevent costly repairs in the future
Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.
Facility managers should use an FCA as part of a technical investigation, to review assets or systems looking into the root causes of deterioration, and as a source for determining a building's replacement value.
The University of Maryland Medical Center garners operational benefits by installing reusable HVAC insulation in its central plant facilities.
With new options, UTVs serve many practical purposes in a facility landscape management fleet.
For snow and ice management, environmental concerns join the long-held focus on cost, efficiency, and safety.
One-step product cleans, disinfects, and deodorizes surfaces and can be used for accidents involving the toughest bio soils such as blood, feces, vomit, and urine on both hard and soft surfaces.
There’s a lot riding on the reliability and effectiveness of your elevator maintenance plan. Make sure you thoroughly understand what the agreement states and how much liability you have.
Predix ServiceMax FSM 18.3 cloud-based field service management solution introduces new capabilities enabling technician autonomy, dispatcher empowerment and complex work execution
With Hurricane Florence threatening the southeastern U.S., Schindler Elevator offers safety guidelines for before, during, and after inclement weather.
When pressed to spend an inordinate amount of time communicating about the status of facilities maintenance jobs, staff has less time to get the actual work done.
The school year has just started, but it's never too early to plan ahead: Deep cleaning over the winter break can help create a healthy and safe learning environment.
The Healthy Hand Washing Survey by Bradley Corporation reveals that 56% of workers have seen colleagues leave the restroom without washing their hands.
Data driven upkeep for facility restrooms helps to reduce costs related to labor and supplies.
Ensure the safety of those who perform roof maintenance by satisfying OSHA requirements, and more.
When facility conditions are ripe for attracting pest birds, the end game is all about results.
Invest in preventive maintenance, rather than a “run it till it fails” approach for electrical equipment.
In the heart of the UCLA campus, a LEED Platinum conference center inspires collaboration and innovation.
As summer winds down, it’s time to vote for your favorite of the top 10 public restrooms that made a splash in this year’s America’s Best Restroom contest.
The August 2018 issue features facility security, including biometrics, school security, and stopping hackers. Plus, HVAC, roofing, restroom maintenance, lighting, and more.
A five-state study of inspection data showed that 12.3% of routine aquatic facilities inspections resulted in immediate closure due to violations seriously threatening public health.
Something of a lost art, spray buffing has resurfaced as a key to stretching floor refinishing cycles, removing stains, and leaving floors with a high-gloss shine.
Tabs were created to clean and purify AC evaporator and condenser coils and are available in three distinct types.
Technology should make it easier to implement preventative maintenance plans and keep your workers and facility occupants safe. Learn about three technology trends in facility management and grab your free copy of the facility manager’s software comparison guide.
Innovative new system, winner of a 2017 ISSA Innovation Award, is designed to help facility managers reduce waste, improve productivity, and enhance customer satisfaction.
Safer Play’s new products help lawn care professionals protect lawns and turf fields from weeds and insects, without the use of EPA-registered pesticides.
Shield the building envelope from damaging exterior forces with routine, preventive maintenance.
Look at both products and processes when evaluating this initiative for healthy buildings.
Why state officials hold the keys to preventing Legionnaires’ Disease and ASHRAE Standard 188 is their best option for the next five years.
Consistent, effective processes help to ensure a healthy environment for occupants and employees alike.
At Pennsylvania Hospital, the nation’s first, facility upgrades help to steer 21st century operations.