Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Maintenance articles below.
The new app makes reactive, time-consuming and error prone utility cost and consumption budget creation, forecasting, and reporting fast, transparent, and accurate.
Not just a passing trend, eco-friendly cleaning has become a vital aspect of a facility’s care. Here are eight essential Q&As for choosing a green cleaning provider.
More than simply a nuisance, moisture buildup impacts occupant comfort and facility integrity.
Howden American Fan Company offers a range of fans for industrial boiler and burner applications.
With 150+ locations in 19 states and District of Columbia, Denver-based CorePower Yoga needed to centralize its work order process.
One of the biggest challenges facing colleges and universities is how to get students engaged in the campus recycling program.
Regularly scheduled and preventative maintenance regimens are crucial for maintaining the health of your facility’s power systems.
Espen Technology has expanded its line of replacement LED tubes with 5’, 6’, and 8’ versions in Slimline, HO, and VHO models.
Reducing cleaning supply costs can provide major savings for your facility. Here's a list of 10 ways you can meet that goal, from the National Service Alliance.
Lack of resources and investment rank as top challenges to interpreting building data, according to a new study by Schneider Electric.
Restrooms are a frequent topic of discussion these days, but here’s a new twist on toilet facilities in the news. And it has nothing to do with who is wearing pants or a skirt.
The type of damage you see on your concrete is often a clue as to how it occurred in the first place. Proper diagnosing of the problem can help you determine how best to fix it, and how soon you need to address it.
In a new report from JLL, Infection Control Rises to Top of C-Suite Agenda, a panel of facilities management infection control experts connect effective facility design, operations, and management to the ability to control and dramatically reduce healthcare-associated infections.
Month-long celebration recognizes importance of dedicated professionals who keep buildings safe and maintain a resilient, energy-efficient infrastructure.
Zika virus has the potential to spread anywhere that mosquitoes capable of spreading the virus are found, according to OSHA and NIOSH.
What happens when eight college offensive linemen cram into one elevator, testing the 2,500 pound weight limit?
With the app, facility managers collect data and alerts from sensors integrated into restroom amenities, from soap dispensers to air fresheners, as well as non-amenities like entrance doors.
The challenge engages college and university students in reinventing the nation’s water infrastructure and developing green infrastructure systems to reduce stormwater pollution and build resilience to climate change.
Seven practical ways facility executives can make their landscapes even “greener” this Earth Day, and throughout the year.
Foreverlamp™ introduces the industry’s First LED Plug-N-Play Replacement Lamp for 1000W MH applications.
Though restroom and other domestic purposes use more water, laundry is a far more viable target for water and energy savings.
The new Sensaphone® Pressure Sensor is ideal for measuring and detecting loss of boiler pressure in hot water systems at large facilities including hotels, schools, hospitals, universities, and housing communities.
Milwaukee Tool's new M12 Drain Snake is developed specifically for the challenges plumbers, maintenance technicians, and facility managers encounter when cleaning fixtures and small drain lines.
Over the last two decades, extreme drought events in the U.S. have vividly illustrated the imperative for technologies that increase water usage efficiency as well as strategies and methods to reduce demand.
Procurement standards help to maximize effective product selection and installation.
As temperatures increase, so will the threat of mosquito-borne illnesses like Zika virus.
The Alliance for Water Efficiency has provided a comprehensive list of water conservation tips for commercial, industrial, and institutional water use.
Predictive maintenance is the practice of measuring a machine's actual condition to determine maintenance schedules rather than waiting and hoping things will be okay until the next scheduled maintenance.
The number of S&P 500 corporations that reported their sustainability initiatives increased from 25 percent in 2013 to 31 percent in 2014.
If you need to procure snow management services for next winter, now is the time to get started, according to a new timeline released by the Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA).
This motorized hoist is designed to ease the process of displaying (and changing) a banner in facilities.
Deferred maintenance directly affects the physical condition of a facility which has a significant impact on the asset value.
This issue announces our 2016 Facility Executive of the Year, and the popular Readers' Choice Awards. Plus a look at cyber security, cleaning performance assessments, roofing insulation and systems, HVAC maintenance, and renewable energy initiatives.
With occupant satisfaction in mind, key performance indicators for quality maintenance include appearance and health.