Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Winter Maintenance articles below.
This online tool assists building owners, architects, specifiers, contractors, and roofers in determining which snow retention system would work most effectively for a metal roofing project.
This product from Gaia Enterprise, Inc. was created to address the slip and fall threat from ice that so many facility managers face.
The Snow & Ice Management Association has expanded its Sustainable Salt Initiative (SSI) that addresses environmental concerns associated with salt use at properties throughout North America.
When building heating systems go into steady operation during cold weather months, do you ensure humidity levels don't fall too low?
Snow accumulation and even heavy rains set the stage for potential roof collapse. Here are four actions to take that will minimize this threat to people and property.
Every year facility owners may spend thousands of dollars from their operating budgets replacing auxiliary drains in dry sprinkler systems that collect water, freeze, and break.
When inspecting roofs as the winter weather wanes, check for these five potential problems.
"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.
With temperatures dropping below freezing around the country, it’s important to be prepared for the cold weather’s effect on your water pipes.
This guide will help you prepare your facilities’ facades, roofs, plazas, and parking garages for the intense storm systems predicted for this winter.
Ample snow removal tools, well-crafted service contracts, and clear safety procedures are crucial to keep facilities and their occupants safe from weather threats.
ARMA provides tips on how you can save money and protect your facility's roof.
For effective maintenance and operation during winter months, facility managers can check out this checklist. But it doesn't end there.
This real-time visual warning system alerts motorists and others to icy surface conditions on roads, bridges, parking facilities, sidewalks, and loading docks.
The severe rigors of Winter 2013-14 will not soon be forgotten — recurring snow storms, stretches of harsh subzero temperatures, and a rock salt shortage.
Using heat trace technology, these panels help protect against ice formations on a facility's roof.
Grainger provides tips for facilities managers to consider before firing up their furnaces.
The Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) offers guidance on how businesses can protect their property from winter weather-related perils, such as roof collapse due to heavy snow loads.
Walt Neilson, maintenance team leader at Mercy Hospital in Grayling, MI, discussed with TFM his department’s use of electric snow melting mats
As winter approaches, this mat from Cozy Products is designed to protect against slip-and-fall accidents and workman's compensation claims.