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How Do You Choose a Mechanical Contractor?

March 29, 2022 Most businesses today have a lot of high-tech, intricate systems within their worksite like HVAC, process piping, plumbing, or refrigeration. While some companies have an onsite service crew to care for these systems, most will need to look outside their operations to find a contractor who can fix any issues they may…
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4 Key to an Effective Facility Manager Emergency Plan 

March 4, 2022 Every facility manager should take the time to prioritize creating an emergency plan – even if there is no immediate danger of a disaster occurring. Developing an emergency plan is rarely something that should be taken lightly, and it can often make the difference between life or death when the unexpected occurs.…
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Tips for Lowering Operational Costs 

February 18, 2022 Operating costs are required for the day-to-day maintenance and administration of any building. Also known as OPEX, these costs consist of multiple expenses accumulated over time. Therefore, correctly measuring and reducing operating costs will directly impact your profitability and even increase demand. If you want to lower operational costs in your facility,…
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Tips On Choosing the Right Facility Maintenance Service Partner 

February 18, 2022 There are hundreds of facility maintenance partners available for building owners to choose from. While many of these service providers vary in pricing, the type of work they deliver will depend on the experience and knowledge they have with the mechanical systems that the building utilizes. With so much competition in the…
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What is Facility Maintenance?   

February 4, 2022 Facility maintenance refers to the people, processes, and platforms needed to get maximum utility from a commercial building. Its goal is to ensure the safety and smooth operation of a building while keeping it attractive. Facility maintenance practices include but are not limited to payroll, human services, building structure maintenance, light, fire…
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Facility Management for Beginners

January 28, 2022 If you are just getting started or are considering having a career in facility management, you are in the right place! This is our facility management beginners guide, where we have gathered the information you will need to get a head start on the game. Below you will find what makes a…