Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Maintenance articles below.
Even if there’s no rain in the forecast, painting under conditions in which temperatures or humidity are too extreme can mean all your hard work could wind up being for naught.
For the third time, Chicago tops Orkin’s annual list of the rattiest cities. Plus, a handy guide to patching rodent holes.
New technology partnership will accelerate the development of autonomous cleaning equipment.
Routine inspections of your facility from roof to foundation in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.
With millions of travelers passing through LAX annually, facility management at the world’s seventh busiest airport chose UVGI, or UV-C, technology.
Finding potential sources of lead contamination in potable water systems calls for a multi-pronged approach.
Roof gardens help ease stormwater management, as well as HVAC system and general maintenance demands.
Shifting to more sustainable landscapes may often be easier than expected.
In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.
With $12M in funding secured, the sensor technology company is expanding into waste services for restaurant, retail, and commercial property customers.
The expanded relationship includes managing many of Target’s full food production equipment, including Target Café, in-store Starbucks, and in-store Pizza Hut locations.
3M recently launched three new highly visible and graphic-friendly 3M Safety-Walk Slip-Resistant General Purpose Tapes and Treads products.
The DEAL program helps cleaning industry distributors, wholesalers, and manufacturers benchmark their performance, streamline operations, and realize significant savings in warehousing and fleet expenses.
Once students return to school after the summer, it doesn’t take long for them to stink up school gyms and locker rooms. Here are some tips to help your school keep the “locker room smell” at bay.
New cloud-based dashboards support critical information management needs for healthcare, education, and government facilities teams.
When Papernet Bio Tech makes contact with water, natural, non-pathogenic microorganisms are activated and produce enzymes to eat away dirt.
This paper towel dispenser was designed to address common challenges encountered in refilling product as well as overall performance.
Winter’s not far off: Start planning for purchasing snow and ice management services now with SIMA’s free guide.
The key to best in class facility management lies in these five habits of successful facility managers, according to QSI Facilities.
In a first among the world’s 9,000 airports, the Akron-Canton Airport has launched a nanotechnology solution that uses light to clean checkpoint bins 24/7.
Nearly 90% of American workers think the condition of workplace restrooms indicates how much a company values its employees.
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.
The Ivy League school selected the Integrated Workplace Management System for optimization of facilities operations.
The second annual video contest taps into the imaginations of students in grades 9-12 to find out how they would end littering.
The cloud-based tool connects facility and property management with their service providers to help track maintenance performed.
Keeping equipment properly sanitized and clean is essential for maintaining the trust consumers have in today’s modern food manufacturers.
Identify behaviors to implement effective bird control around facilities.
A facility’s indoor air quality affects occupant health as well as energy efficiency. Take steps to mitigate negative impacts.
Avoid discovering a fire pipe corrosion problem during an actual fire emergency.
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.
Maintenance is key to extending the life of commercial roofing through extreme weather conditions.
Take note of several developments aimed at making commercial restroom cleaning more effective.
Schindler offers advice to building and facility managers on how to protect elevator equipment and occupants before, during, and after a storm.
Protecting your facility's parking structure from the constant onslaught of environmental stressors and wear-and-tear comes with its own set of challenges.