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..
Integration has become a topic in industries around the globe, and integrated facilities management is making waves as well. According to Business Wire, global spend on integrated facilities management services is expected to surpass $152.7 billion by 2021. This reflects the need to move the facilities management toward the single pane of glass methodology, bringing all […]Read More..
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..