The concept of doing more with less. Sounds great, but Facilities Managers that do not understand basic facilities needs and asset condition are ill-equipped to handle sudden changes in the status quo. Facilities Managers must understand their facility’s energy behavior to see actual savings and improve the efficiency of assets. Of course, understanding the facilities […]Read More..
Facilities Managers live in an exciting time. The focus of facilities management is shifting away from what historically has been reactive maintenance and towards a more proactive maintenance model that uses meaningful data to make informed decisions. Cloud-based analytics, the Internet of Things, efficiency standards, benchmarking of energy use and maintenance spend, and preventative maintenance […]Read More..
The facility condition assessment (FCA) is an intense, recurring series of inspections and checks on facility assets and processes to identify their longevity, energy use, and weaknesses. Essentially, it is a means of figuring out what will and will not help the company reach its goals, including adherence to capital planning and the budget. Since […]Read More..
The right asset management in facilities management strategy can help your organization target capital spend and enhance productivity in tandem. However, Facilities Managers with limited experience in asset management may not know where to start. To avoid this problem, let’s take a closer look at the issues affecting asset management, its solution, and how to get started […]Read More..
Commercial building facilities management is complex, requiring hundreds of workers, so labor management plays an added role in achieving net-zero energy use.Read More..
Using the Internet of Things and Smart Building solutions for facilities management is essential to achieving net-zero energy use.Read More..
ENERGY STAR-Certification is an aspiration for many Facilities Managers, and useful building asset management is key to keeping or reaching the certification in the future.Read More..
Sometimes, the stress and chaos of managing complex business operations and budgets require putting a few things on the back burner. However, maintenance of commercial systems is one of the few areas one should never fall in this category. Deferred maintenance of commercial HVAC systems can significantly impact your company’s profitability, as well as the safety and […]Read More..
Responsive facilities management includes a proactive maintenance program and new technology to achieve better capital planning processes. Proactive facilities management is a responsive facilities management strategy. Proactive facilities management includes predictive, preventative maintenance programs to ensure all responses are taken before an asset fails and impacts the customer experience. Facilities Managers need to understand a […]Read More..
Energy-efficient systems and effective labor management help Facilities Managers do more with less. The need to do more with less has become a standard in facilities management, and inefficient systems result in higher labor expenses by requiring more reactive maintenance. Thus, Facilities Managers that implement energy-efficient systems to can take advantage of significant benefits and […]Read More..