preventive-maintenance

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


CMMS TMA Systems

Facility Managers: Are You Listening To Your CMMS? 

How Facility Management can increase efficiency and save money by using a CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management Software).
network connection

Managing Network Connections In Harsh Industrial Environments

To build a robust network with a longer equipment lifecycle in these conditions, facility managers should consider some of these best practices.
KPIs Facility Maintenance Data

Beyond KPIs: What’s Your Facility Maintenance Data Strategy?

Measuring KPIs with messy maintenance data just makes a bigger mess. It’s time to clean up your act.
Maintenance

Fall HVAC Maintenance Tips

Facility managers who take a proactive rather than a reactive HVAC maintenance approach heading into the fall heating season will benefit in the long run.
preventive maintenance plan

What Is Preventive Maintenance? Free Tools Inside

Here’s the true definition of preventive maintenance (PM), along with resources for creating a plan for your own facility.
commercial kitchen

Commercial Kitchen Fires: 4 Tips To Reduce Risk

With Fire Prevention Week running October 8-14, this article focuses on prevention measures related to commercial kitchen safety.
facility maintenance

Question Of The Week: Pay Now, Or Pay Later For Facility Maintenance?

As organizations continue to trim their budgets, so continues scrutiny of facilities operations dollars, particularly for facility maintenance.
performance contracting

Preventive Maintenance Helps Raise The Bar

All building systems equipment degrades over time, but performance of high efficiency systems may decline more rapidly than the standard without proper maintenance.
Super Bowl 2017

Stay In The Game, Ensure Electrical Equipment Uptime

With this year's Super Bowl around the corner, power protection at Houston's NRG Stadium is most certainly on the preparation list for its facility management team.
plant turnaround

Preventive Maintenance With Annual Plant Turnarounds

A wholesale inspection of the network of electrical, electronic, process and control, automation, and building management systems keeps industrial facilities operating at optimal levels.
preventive maintenance

Preventive Maintenance, Proactive Facility Management

Getting a handle on preventive maintenance for facilities includes looking at the past needs, present backlog, and future expectations.
CMMS for sports facilities

Question Of The Week: Is Your CMMS On Maximum Drive?

A computerized maintenance management system has the potential to improve preventive maintenance dramatically. The manager of stadium operations of Oriole Park at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD shares insights on how he and his staff are maximizing the power of theirs.
Winter Roof Maintenance: Ounce of Prevention Worth Pound of Cure

Winter Roof Maintenance: Ounce of Prevention Worth Pound of Cure

"One ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" is certainly the case where a building’s roof is concerned, especially when it comes to being prepared for the harsh winter conditions.
capital planning

5 Best Practices for Capital Planning: Taking Notes From Education Sector

While capital forecasting software can provide valuable insight, adhering to this list of exercises keeps FM departments in the best position for long-term planning.

Four Ways To Combat Deferred Maintenance Demands

To break the cycle of deferred projects and backlog buildup, facility executives have four options that can help them tackle the growing list of needs at many stages along the construction process.

The HVAC Factor: Executive View of Preventive Maintenance

A summary report of HVAC service provides insight that is useful to repair and replace plans.
HVAC design

A Facility Manager’s Crystal Ball: Predicting Equipment Failures Through Facility Maintenance

Some fms may opt to keep waiting for a crystal ball that can predict equipment failures; the more realistic among them will instead opt for the crystal clear visibility into energy consumption.

Question Of The Week: How Accurate Are Data Center Tier Ratings?

Even a well designed upper tier rated data center requires a spot on preventive maintenance (PM) program to maintain its rating. Yet, the PM part of the equation is often omitted.

Facility Executive Of The Year: Michael Berthelsen

The magazine's Facility Executive of the Year winner is recognized for his effort to transform his department at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities campus.
Broken AC

Cooling Tips For Commercial Spaces

With temperatures topping 90˚F, air conditioning use is on the rise and cooling bills are hitting record highs.

Webinars

Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
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.

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