Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Maintenance articles below.
Up to 60% of commercial low-slope roofs are due for re-roof or significant maintenance, according to a recent survey.
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.
ACI Sustainability Report highlights progress made by cleaning product companies to decrease the industry’s environmental footprint over the last two years.
New study evaluates the cradle-to-grave sustainability of commonly used drinking water and sewer pipe materials over a 100-year service period.
Swarm Logic® integration with Zen HQ adds intelligent energy management features to further curb building energy usage and benefit customer bottom lines.
Improving indoor air makes for a more healthy and safer environment, and can make facility management the key to improved operations as well.
Protect the well-being of facility staff and building occupants with green cleaning principles.
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.
A number of maintenance considerations should be factored in when choosing the right sustainable carpet.
Clear hydrophobic coating developed for the military repels water and most oils and solvents; prevents graffiti.
A recent survey asked about to what extent facility maintenance departments are employing CMMS programs.
The G-100 UTV features a liquid-cooled, Electronic Fuel Injected Polaris Pro-Star® 32 horsepower gasoline motor.
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.
Retrofitting campus buildings with high efficiency condensing boilers provided the solution needed for improved, head-of-the-class heating at Cornell College.
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.
Do away with restroom complaints by following the easy-to-implement steps outlined in this fast-paced and eye-opening video webinar.
Beloved Newtown Elementary School janitor and U.S. veteran Ted Qualli Jr. takes home the custodial crown.
View this free webinar video and learn about a strategy-based approach to chiller maintenance.
For the fourth year in a row, the Atlanta area tops pest control leader Orkin’s list of Top 50 Mosquito Cities.
The technology company announces the integration of Slack into its platform as well as an improved design for its Service Request module.
Data gathered by Michael Baker International will be used to improve and maintain runway conditions at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Tackling deferred maintenance, energy costs, and staff training are cornerstones of the facilities department in Manchester, NH.
Water-based fire protection is addressed with NFPA 25, a standard for inspections of system wear and tear.
The Clorox® Total 360™ Electrostatic Sprayer provides superior surface coverage so commercial facilities can do much more, much faster, for much less.
As holds the principle of bioethics, so should the approach to treating historic stone: “First, do no harm.”
View this video webinar and learn how to address allergy concerns in your facility, removing the source of suffering—the allergens themselves.
It’s up to you! Cintas has announced the top 10 finalists in its nationwide Janitor of the Year Contest and the polls are open.
The ePIPE System of “in-place” pipe restoration provides protection against leaks, harmful lead leaching and lead service lines.
If your facility has a pool, keeping people happy and healthy in the water while creating a clean water experience for all can be a challenge.
A comprehensive pest management program is a necessary component to an effective food safety program under the Food Safety Modernization Act.
With the threat of a blizzard or severe storm always present, Apollo Safety offers safety recommendations to facilities.
The majority of U.S. businesses lease or finance equipment. A new infographic from the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association highlights why this method of equipment acquisition is so popular.
The robot, nicknamed “Violet” by hospital employees, enhances patient safety by destroying superbugs that can cause infections.
New ENERGY STAR® certified LED retrofit replaces vertically mounted lamps in commercial downlights.