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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.


New Life For Old Ceiling Grids: EZ-On Grid Covers

EZ-On Grid Covers by Ceilume are an easy way to rejuvenate dirty ceiling grids.

Facility Executive Of The Year 2019

Richie Stever, director of operations and maintenance, University of Maryland Medical Center, aims high and delivers results.

Drones And Facility Management

These unmanned aerial vehicles are used increasingly for building and site inspections, and expanded capabilities are on the horizon.

Free Property Inspections And Maintenance eBook

Western Specialty Contractors makes the complex maintenance process simple with its new eBook, “Property Inspections – The Critical First Step.”

Predictive Capabilities Improve Inventory For Facility Maintenance

For consumable supplies and replacement parts, establishing predictive capabilities helps align inventory with projected facility maintenance needs.

The Tracks Are On Fire!

Chicago rail crews are battling the polar vortex by setting the tracks on fire in an effort to keep trains running smoothly.

New LEED Requirements For Student Housing Shift Responsibility

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.

RIDGID Press-In Branch Connector

Introduced at AHR Expo last week, the RIDGID Press-In Branch Connector Tool Kit quickly makes ¾" branch connections on black steel pipe.

IFMA’s Facility Management Benchmark Report Released

The report includes an exploration of facility management strategies for organizational agility and change management.

Restoration Options Before Roof Replacement

Explore the options for a commercial roof repair before deciding on new installation.

Safety, Hygiene Create Happy, Productive Manufacturing Workers

Tork survey finds link between safe, clean, and orderly work environments, and the overall happiness of manufacturing employees.

City Wide Maintenance Combats Viruses With Electrostatic Disinfectant Treatment

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.

Cortec EcoAir Biobased CLP

EcoAir Biobased CLP is a non-toxic, “green” multifunctional cleaner/lubricant/protectant packaged in an environmentally friendly spray can.

Question Of The Week: How Can I Prepare My Facility For Winter?

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

Getting A Grip On Floor Maintenance Costs And Safety Risks

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.

5 Steps To A Successful Facility Condition Assessment

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.

Applying Insulation To HVAC Equipment

The University of Maryland Medical Center garners operational benefits by installing reusable HVAC insulation in its central plant facilities.

Utility Vehicles Are Multi-Faceted Tools

With new options, UTVs serve many practical purposes in a facility landscape management fleet.

Sustainable Winter Management Guidelines

For snow and ice management, environmental concerns join the long-held focus on cost, efficiency, and safety.

New Clorox® Disinfecting Bio Stain & Odor Remover

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.

What Is An Elevator Maintenance Agreement?

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.

Field Service Management Solution

Predix ServiceMax FSM 18.3 cloud-based field service management solution introduces new capabilities enabling technician autonomy, dispatcher empowerment and complex work execution

Elevator Preparations Essential During Hurricane Season

With Hurricane Florence threatening the southeastern U.S., Schindler Elevator offers safety guidelines for before, during, and after inclement weather.

Question Of The Week: Communication To Improve Facilities Maintenance?

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.

Deep Cleaning The Winter Blues Out Of Schools

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.

Is Hand Washing Happening In Your Workplace?

The Healthy Hand Washing Survey by Bradley Corporation reveals that 56% of workers have seen colleagues leave the restroom without washing their hands.

Technology In Restroom Maintenance

Data driven upkeep for facility restrooms helps to reduce costs related to labor and supplies.

Watch For Roofing Risks

Ensure the safety of those who perform roof maintenance by satisfying OSHA requirements, and more.

The More You Know About Bird Control…

When facility conditions are ripe for attracting pest birds, the end game is all about results.

Sooner Or Later: Electrical System Failures

Invest in preventive maintenance, rather than a “run it till it fails” approach for electrical equipment.

Hospitality Case Study: Hospitality, California Style

In the heart of the UCLA campus, a LEED Platinum conference center inspires collaboration and innovation.

Friday Funny: Time To Share Your Potty Opinion

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.

Facility Executive | August 2018 Issue

The August 2018 issue features facility security, including biometrics, school security, and stopping hackers. Plus, HVAC, roofing, restroom maintenance, lighting, and more.

NSPF Endorses Model Aquatic Health Code Adoption

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.

Eight Tips For Effectively Spray Buffing A Floor

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.

Cool Air Products Announces Line of Purifying ‘Tabs’

Tabs were created to clean and purify AC evaporator and condenser coils and are available in three distinct types.

Three Technology Trends In Facility Management This Year

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.

New enMotion® Flex Paper Towel System From GP PRO

Innovative new system, winner of a 2017 ISSA Innovation Award, is designed to help facility managers reduce waste, improve productivity, and enhance customer satisfaction.

Branch Creek Launches Safer Play Turf And Lawn Products

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.

Protecting Facilities Against The Elements

Shield the building envelope from damaging exterior forces with routine, preventive maintenance.

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