Services & Maintenance Articles

Facility managers are often required to take a reactionary approach when it comes to problem solving. This column provides proactive, “how to” solutions to some of the ongoing issues.

Services & Maintenance: Flight Plan

Services & Maintenance: Flight Plan

More than a nuisance, many bird species pose safety and health hazards for facility...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Tapping A Sustainable Resource

Services & Maintenance: Tapping A Sustainable Resource

Office furniture dealers can provide firsthand information on options for secondhand...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Choosing An Acoustic Ceiling

Services & Maintenance: Choosing An Acoustic Ceiling

Appearance, safety, and maintenance issues all come into...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Hot Commodity

Services & Maintenance: Hot Commodity

Regular evaluation of fire protection equipment will help facility managers to plan future...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Energy Audits

Services & Maintenance: Energy Audits

With this tool, the path to increased efficiency can be made smoother by capturing utility...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Handling Hazardous Waste

Services & Maintenance: Handling Hazardous Waste

While used for all types of materials, co-processing is one option for items that require special...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: The Green Standard

Services & Maintenance: The Green Standard

With CIMS-GB, facility managers can evaluate cleaning services for impact on environmental sustainability and occupant...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Low Slope Roofs And Energy Efficiency

Services & Maintenance: Low Slope Roofs And Energy Efficiency

From targeted repairs to substantial replacements, the condition of a facility's "cover" can improve the bottom...Read More...

Services & Maintenance Bonus Article: Roof Care In A Campus Environment

Services & Maintenance Bonus Article: Roof Care In A Campus Environment

Facility managers can implement a 10 factor, 10 point scale to allocate maintenance...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Gaining From Guard Services

Services & Maintenance: Gaining From Guard Services

Contributor Carlos Barbosa discusses key factors that should be taken into account when evaluating potential security...Read More...