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The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association has released a customizable template designed to help retail facilities managers assess the status of stores following a natural disaster. 


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The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association has released a customizable template designed to help retail facilities managers assess the status of stores following a natural disaster. 

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


Retail Facilities Natural Disaster Damage Survey Tool Released

The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association has released a customizable template designed to help retail facilities managers assess the status of stores following a natural disaster. 

Rooftops Present Big Risks

The majority of the nearly 5,000 workplace fatalities each year occur as a result of a fall. Here are some questions to consider when allowing work to be performed on your facility’s roof.

Baltimore, Washington, DC Lead Bed Bug Cities List

The number of bed bug infestations in the United States continues to rise, according to Orkin, which just released its annual Top 50 Bed Bug Cities list.

Is Your Community In Dire States?

CASE has announced a Call for Entries for its third annual Dire States Equipment Grant, which provides $25,000 in free equipment use to one community to repair or build local infrastructure.

Moisture Control And Pest Management

Do you know how moisture control factors into your efforts to protect your facility from pests? Take this quiz and put your knowledge to the test.

Mass Notification: 5 Factors To Consider

Whether focused on routine alerts or emergency events, check this list when evaluating life safety systems.

When Building Controls Veer Off Course

Here’s a look at why today’s building automation delivery process often yields inefficient results.

Comprehensive Floor Care Strategies

Consider appearance and safety simultaneously when planning a facility floor maintenance program.

Repair Versus Replace HVAC Equipment?

Preventive maintenance keeps HVAC systems running, but don’t forget to take the long view to plan for 2018.

Inside HVAC Systems

Changes to ductwork sealing practices and expanded ozone-friendly refrigerants are on the horizon.

Navigating NFPA 70E 2018 Revisions

Provides current risk management strategies and tactics to help keep workers safe by addressing the evolution of electrical technology.

ASHRAE Launches New Building Energy Quotient Portal

The Building Energy Quotient Portal provides a faster, more automated approach to receive a Building EQ Performance Score.

Why Workplace Cleanliness Is Key

Providing a clean and hygienic workplace is one way businesses can make a significant positive impact on the health and safety, productivity, and satisfaction of employees.

Western Specialty Contractors Launches National Account Program

New program provides national and regional property owners and managers with a single-source for all of their building and structure exterior repair, restoration needs.

HS300x Family Of Relative Humidity Sensors From IDT

New humidity sensors offer high accuracy with the fastest measurement response time of comparable devices currently on the market.

Preparing For The Black Friday Frenzy

Learn how retail facility managers prepare for the most highly anticipated, and busiest, shopping day of the year.

Question Of The Week: How Can Winter Illnesses Be Prevented?

With flu and norovirus season ramping up and expected to last through May, facilities across the country are honing in on illness prevention.

Common Generator Problems In Industrial Settings

There are a few common problems industrial generators encounter that factory managers, OEMs, and owners should be aware of in order to prevent downtime.

Four Winter Safety Tips For Your Workers And Facility

These winter safety steps will help you maintain a safe work environment this season, regardless of the size or type of workplace you manage.

Augury Unveils Halo Diagnostics Platform

The Augury Halo provides continuous, automated analysis of equipment performance to avoid equipment failures in smart facilities.

Did You Miss The Occupancy Tracking: Your Secret Source Of Savings Webinar?

Join us for this free webinar and learn how to compare different types of occupancy counters and identify and describe their benefits.

Business Cleanliness Matters To Consumers

Nine out of 10 consumers agree that they are more likely to have an overall negative opinion of an independent business if its public spaces are not clean.
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Six Rules For Using Grey Water Properly

Many commercial facilities are reducing their water consumption by using greywater. Here are some rules and guidelines for using it safely and properly.

FM Alert: New Guide For Trash Management Available

NACS and Keep America Beautiful have teamed up to publish a guide to help retailers end littering in America.

The Perfect Weather For Painting

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.

Chicago Tops Rattiest Cities List

For the third time, Chicago tops Orkin’s annual list of the rattiest cities. Plus, a handy guide to patching rodent holes.

Nilfisk Partners With Blue Ocean Robotics

New technology partnership will accelerate the development of autonomous cleaning equipment.

Winter’s Coming: Now’s The Time To Prepare Your Facility

Routine inspections of your facility from roof to foundation in the fall can prevent costly repairs in the future.

Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation Improves IAQ

With millions of travelers passing through LAX annually, facility management at the world’s seventh busiest airport chose UVGI, or UV-C, technology.

In Pursuit Of “Lead-Free” Plumbing Systems

Finding potential sources of lead contamination in potable water systems calls for a multi-pronged approach.

Greening The Roof

Roof gardens help ease stormwater management, as well as HVAC system and general maintenance demands.

Five Steps To Greener Groundskeeping

Shifting to more sustainable landscapes may often be easier than expected.

LEED Case Study: The Show Will Go On

In Little Rock, AR, the transformation of a historic performing arts center earns LEED Gold certification status.

Enevo Accelerating Expansion Into Waste Services

With $12M in funding secured, the sensor technology company is expanding into waste services for restaurant, retail, and commercial property customers.

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