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..
Smart devices and technology can help push HVAC energy savings to new heights. The opportunities for cost reductions through HVAC energy savings are significant. According to Ben Shepard of FacilitiesNet, energy savings through reduced waste saved one hospital more than $25,000 per year. It may seem like implementing hospital-like systems is impossible in commercial sectors, […]Read More..
A successful facilities maintenance strategy is built on a thorough understanding of maintenance needs and approaches. There are many different types of maintenance programs available, and Facilities Managers that take the time to understand their differences can ensure their organization deploys a cost-saving strategy, not a source of great frustration and expense.Read More..
As explained by the PR Newswire, summer heat costs more than $29 Billion in AC costs annually. However, the threats from summer heat have a more significant impact on outdoor workers. Spending too much time in heat can result in heat-related illnesses, like heat stroke or heat exhaustion, as well as dehydration. In a way, […]Read More..
The Internet of Things (IoT)is an inexhaustible resource in managing summer predictive maintenance. Summer has a way of putting facilities systems to the most extreme of tests, explains by Brianna Crandall of FM Link. Facilities Managers must ensure that have appropriate access to facility assets, maintain HVAC systems, Duluth increased agitation by consumers due to […]Read More..
Slips, trips, falls, sprains and strains are a significant risk for businesses, and the burden of preventing these issues rests on the shoulders of all team and Facilities Managers. According to FacilitiesNet, the average cost of these injuries rose $2 billion between 1998 and 2010 for businesses. Businesses spend more than $11 billion per year […]Read More..
From office space to restaurants, the importance of facilities management cannot be overstated. Facilities managers are responsible for overseeing the overall upkeep of your facility, and when it comes to maintenance, these facilities management trends show a renewed interest in keeping your facility in tip-top shape.Read More..
The days of regulated energy are numbered. Special rates and economic development are moving the industry in the path of deregulation, which is a significant opportunity for Facilities Managers, explains Rita Tatum of FacilitiesNet. Those seeking to do more with less need to know a few things about utility deregulation and its potential implications for capital planning […]Read More..