Operations and Maintenance

Resource pages for "Operations and Maintenance"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


education facilities

U.S. School Facilities Face $85 Billion Funding Gap Annually

New report reveals massive underinvestment in education facilities, identifies solutions to achieve healthier, more sustainable elementary and secondary schools.
continuing education

Training On Building Systems O&M Expands FM’s View

In 2014, attending a Building Operator Certification program helped shift perspective for the associate director for engineering and utilities at the University of Montana.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: HealthPower From Square D by Schneider Electric

This program focuses on the electrical infrastructure of hospitals to improve safety, as well as operational efficiency.

New Benchmarking Research Shows how Economy, Sustainable Practices Impact Workplace Operations

The International Facility Management Association has released “Operations and Maintenance Benchmarks, Research Report #32,” a study outlining the facility trends affecting workplaces throughout North America. Among the new report’s findings are that the average space per person has risen nearly 40 square feet since 2007 — likely due to recent corporate layoffs — and that companies are adjusting their thermostats higher or lower by an average of one degree Fahrenheit, compared to data from three years ago, in an effort to minimize energy use and cut costs.

Webinars

Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.
FCA Data

Did You Miss Our “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar?

Free video webinar features a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.

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[VIDEO] Honeywell Occupant/Tenant Experience Solutions

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