Facilities managers under increasing pressure to do more with less and operate within tightening margins. Although capital planning will always be subject to pressure to cut spending as much as possible, it is important for facilities managers to think about how implementing a proactive commercial building maintenance program could enable the cost savings necessary to […]Read More..
Leveraging facilities management data is essential to transitioning to proactive maintenance. Unlike traditional, deferred maintenance styles, proactive maintenance utilizes facilities management data. This allows Facilities Managers to determine when maintenance needs may arise, and make repairs on facility assets before they malfunction. Since malfunctions have a higher cost than proactive maintenance, the use of facilities […]Read More..
Maintaining the status quo in maintenance in your facility is the easiest approach, but it is folly. Also known as reactive maintenance, traditional maintenance strategies focus on correcting problems. Modern maintenance programs, including preventative and predictive maintenance, are more efficient. Yet, even preventative maintenance has its limitations, explains Steve Wallis of Facility Executive. The best approach […]Read More..
Sustainability in energy management is everything in modern facilities management. Facilities Managers must consider the implications of sustainable energy practices, which serve to both reduce spend and improve customer experience. Understanding these relationships helps teams overcome the obstacles to sustainability and better planning in facilities management.Read More..
Facilities management has always had a reputation for being labor-intensive and challenging, but new technology is changing the face of facilities management. Through advanced systems, Facilities Managers can expand the energy management team and workforce to meet higher needs. Facilities Managers need to understand a few things about adding Digital teammates to the energy management […]Read More..
Proper, thorough build-outs and facilities management efficiency is essential to maintaining cost control when renovating or adding new space to your facility. In the modern age, augmented intelligence offers great help by streamlining the capital planning process and considering both short-term and long-term cost associated with buildout and facilities management, including how risks may affect […]Read More..
A reactive work environment is inefficient. Facilities managers are constantly trying to keep up, and the list of work orders grows longer with each passing day. Also, the costs of maintaining a reactive work environment can exceed the costs of creating a proactive work environment. To reap the savings, facilities managers should take these steps.Read More..
This piece will focus on the cost-saving benefits of using technology to enhance the FM workforce, do more with less, and achieve better productivity.Read More..
The opportunities for improvement through artificial intelligence in predictive maintenance have captured the attention of numerous companies of all sizes, reports Henry Canaday of MRO-Network.com. Although artificial intelligence has major implications for Facilities Managers seeking to leverage digital assistants and make informed decisions, the biggest impact may be made in the area of capital planning. […]Read More..
The value of energy management and proactive maintenance is achieved through the use of actionable data, and continuous refinement of the facility management and maintenance schedule. As explained by David Lewek of Facility Executive, Facilities Managers can focus on adding value thru proactive maintenance by understanding building asset status, collecting data, maintaining a preventative maintenance […]Read More..