KNOW BUILDING MAINTENANCE

Learn some strategies here for reducing facility energy costs and getting the most out of HVAC, lighting, and electrical systems. Get tips and checklists for predictive and preventive maintenance, and see how others are tackling such challenges as managing aging building systems and assets.

Building Maintenance

Getting It Organized: Strategies and Tools for Your Workspace

In the workplace and on the jobsite, efficiency isn't just a goal – it's a necessity. Here are some strategies for bringing order to different areas of the workplace.

11/28/23

Building Maintenance

Are You Using Too Much Road Salt?

While road salt is helpful for drivers and pedestrians, it can harm the environment and degrade infrastructure.

11/17/23

Building Maintenance

Common ADA Facility Violations and How to Avoid Them

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) sets forth requirements for accessibility to, from and within a facility. Keep these common violations in mind.

11/01/23

Building Maintenance

One Way HVAC Helps Prevent Illness – and How to Tell it's Working

Improving building ventilation can reduce respiratory illnesses – but how can you tell when it's working?

10/31/23

Building Maintenance

Managing the Incandescent Light Bulb Ban in Your Facility

Learn more about the recent changes in lighting efficiency standards and what they mean for your facility.

10/20/23

Building Maintenance

Four Key Questions About Zoned HVAC

How can building managers make sure HVAC systems deliver the right temperatures and ventilation to different areas of a building serving different purposes?

09/15/23

Thermal Imaging for Preventive and Predictive Maintenance

09/13/23

For a Better Break Room, Use Big Strategies and Meaningful Details

09/12/23

When Is it Time to Replace Your Aging HVAC System?

05/09/23

Pest Prevention and Methods of Pest Control

04/21/23

How Well Are You Managing Energy Consumption?

04/18/23

How the HVAC Industry is Evolving for Sustainability

03/02/23

How to Clean and Remove Concrete Stains

02/26/23

5 Tips for Safely Storing Gasoline and Diesel Fuel

12/01/22

Integrated Pest Management: Preventing Rodent Infestations in Your Facility

11/18/22

Manufacturing Plant Shutdown Checklist

11/14/22

The Shutdown Manager's Plant Shutdown Checklist

11/14/22

Tips for Conserving Water at Your Facility

11/14/22

Smart Restrooms: The Connected Facility of the Future

10/06/22

Reinventing the Office for Today's Hybrid Work

09/07/22

6 Commercial Bathroom Design Strategies to Raise the Bar

08/22/22

Wet Mopping vs. Dry Mopping: What’s the Difference?

08/01/22

How to Keep Birds Out of Your Facility

06/06/22

5 Office Lighting Concepts You Should Know

05/12/22

What To Do When Water Meets Your HVAC System

05/06/22

Retrofit for Sustainability with 3 Green Goals

04/26/22

How to Test for Indoor Air Quality

04/22/22

How to Clean and Disinfect Facilities in Community Settings to Help Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

01/19/22

4 Tips for Winter Floor Protection

12/29/21

The Building Exterior and Grounds: Parking Garages, Lots and Drives

11/02/21

The Building Envelope: Roofing Inspection and Maintenance

10/11/21

Cleaner Air Spaces Can Mitigate Wildfire Smoke Dangers

09/09/21

Switching to LEDs? Four Questions to Consider First

08/03/21

Is Your Ventilation System Working Properly?

08/03/21

How To Check For Harmonics In Electrical Power Systems

07/21/21

7 Ways Distribution Centers Can Lower Energy Costs

06/22/21

How Fleet Standardization Can Improve Service

06/22/21

20 Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Contractor

05/04/21

How to Find and Hire the Right Commercial Contractor

05/04/21

Why It's Important to Fix That Running Toilet

01/25/21

The Cost of Maintaining an Older Electrical System

01/25/21

Why An Upgrade to Energy Efficient Lighting Makes Sense

01/13/21

How to Measure Food Safety Culture: 5 Questions to Ask

11/10/20

6 Tips for Building Your In-House Maintenance Metalworking Shop

10/02/20

How to Organize Your Janitorial Closet

10/01/20

The Maintenance Side of Metalworking

09/29/20

Office Cleaning Checklist

08/01/20

Preventive Maintenance 101: Six Areas of Campus Not to Neglect

04/27/20

A Preventive Maintenance Checklist

04/13/20

Upgrading Pipe Insulation with New Innovations

04/01/20

The Importance of a Ligature Risk Assessment

01/24/20

Overhead and Overlooked: Factoring Roofs into Your Regular Maintenance Plan

01/17/20

The Many Benefits of Regular Parking Lot Maintenance

01/13/20

Six Keys to Bringing Your Fire Alarm System into Compliance

11/13/19

4 Challenges Facing Hospitals with Aging Infrastructures

11/01/19

Know the Rules for Restroom Renovations

09/06/19

A Month-by-Month Lawn Maintenance Schedule Guide

08/28/19

What to Consider When Designing Washdown Procedures

07/29/19

Old Plumbing Pipes Guide: Types of Pipes and Maintenance

07/17/19

Heat Pump Maintenance Checklist

07/01/19

The Benefits of Cleaning With Microfiber

07/01/19

Bug Off! The Benefits of Industrial Screen Doors

07/01/19

Water Testing and Safety Tips for Drinking Fountains

07/01/19

Preventive Maintenance Planning for Aging Buildings

06/17/19

Fire and Smoke Barriers: Is Your Campus up to Code?

06/12/19

Fixing 5 Big Food Safety Hazards in Aging Buildings

06/02/19

Why Electronic Records Management is Important

05/30/19

Four Reasons to Manage Your Building Components Like Assets

02/25/19

Buildings Don’t Last Forever: Key Challenges for Managers of Aging Buildings

02/24/19

Healthcare Compliance Solutions for Critical Barriers

02/21/19

Top 10 Hazard Prevention Solutions: Preventive Controls

11/19/18

Blast Media Chart

08/07/18

How Much Does it Cost to Clean Up Your Water Supply?

07/18/18

Machine Lubrication Strategies for Preventive Maintenance

06/21/18

Preventive Maintenance 102: Centralizing Campus Inventory and Maintenance

05/16/18

Preventive Maintenance 101: Six Areas of Campus You Can't Neglect

04/05/18

The Device that Can Make Your HVAC System Smarter

03/22/18

Extend Equipment Life with Preventive Maintenance

03/22/18

Fire Barrier Maintenance for Hospitals

02/07/18

Eight Ways to Conserve Energy by Improving HVAC Efficiency

01/25/18

Cut Your Energy Bill with High-ROI Heating Hacks

12/07/17

Commercial Kitchen Cleaning Checklist

09/01/17

Ventilation in the Workplace Prevents Heat Stress

05/10/17

Bathroom Design Trends in Commercial Restrooms

01/01/17

Preventing Waterborne Diseases—Equipment Risks

01/01/17

7 Ways to to Save Energy and Money in Food and Beverage Processing

01/01/17

4 Tips on Increasing Solar Panel Efficiency

01/01/17

The Top 5 Locations to Improve Building Energy Efficiency

01/01/17

Six Tips for Reducing Energy Consumption in Food Manufacturing

01/01/17

Understanding the Dollar Value of Preventive Maintenance

01/01/17