A productive business hinges on the ability to save money where possible and increase profitability. However, this principle can be misconstrued in facilities management and facility service quality. Facilities Managers and executive-level leaders may be more concerned with cost than quality. In the modern era, companies are popping up to offer facilities management services at lower […]Read More..
Using the IoT enables a proactive approach to facilities management, reducing costly reactive maintenance. The initial costs associated with using the Internet of Things (IoT) connected devices and sensors are decreasing, and the inside possible from IoT-connected technologies are transforming facilities management from a cost center to profit center. If your organization has not yet […]Read More..
Machine learning in facilities management is a tidal wave, and it is coming much faster than many realize. Machine learning refers to the use of technology and systems to self-monitor and self-optimize operations. By its nature, machine learning will increase the efficiency and intelligence of systems over time. Combined with predictive analytics, machine learning technology […]Read More..
From virtual-reality to flexible displays, facilities, and energy management trends for 2018 will shape the future of the industry. Facilities management is growing at a stunning rate. Facilities Managers need to know what energy management trends for 2018 will shape the future of the industry to stay competitive and align business strategy with company’s goals, […]Read More..
Your HVAC equipment is among the most expensive assets in your organization, and it deserves to be maintained properly. While simple tasks, like replacing air filters and ensuring unobstructed and clean coils, can extend life expectancy, improperly maintaining commercial HVAC equipment could result in catastrophic consequences for your organization. Guest experiences may be ruined, and workers may […]Read More..
Proactive facilities management will dominate decision-making for Facility Managers throughout 2018, spurred on further by continuing economic growth. Facilities Managers that continue to focus on a reactive-based maintenance are stifling growth in their enterprises. At the same time, the costs of sensors and devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) are decreasing, and software-as-a-service […]Read More..
The facilities condition assessment must also use surveys to generate a comprehensive image in assessment of profitability. Part One of this series focused on identifying the major expenditures associated with Facilities Managers as part of a facilities condition assessment (FCA), reports FM Link. After Facilities Managers have conducted a comprehensive and holistic FCA, the findings […]Read More..
Conducting a facility condition assessment is no small task, and Facilities Managers should take care in ensuring its accuracy. Facilities management smart tech is widely regarded as the go-to solution for transforming facilities management from cost center to profit center. Unfortunately, proving value of facilities management smart technology can be quite challenging, especially for organizations […]Read More..
Deferred maintenance is a communal problem for all Facilities Managers. Waiting to complete a repair might seem like an easy decision for those with budget restrictions and decaying facilities. However, deferred maintenance can do much more damage to your department, inflating costs, time delays, and risks to your business. Facilities Managers facing deferred maintenance issues […]Read More..
Subtitle devices connected to the IoT in energy management can help reduce losses associated with natural disasters and extreme weather events. Facilities Managers do not want to think about how they will respond in the event of a disaster or weather-related emergency. However, avoiding the topic will not prevent an emergency from occurring, and as […]Read More..