FACILITY MANAGEMENT ARTICLES
When we use the word “ozone,” most of us think of many different things, most of them unpleasant. For instance, the disappearing ozone layer surrounding and protecting the earth; ozone pollutants in the air we breathe; even ozone generators, which were once heavily marketed (and still may be) as indoor air purifiers.
Cleanliness is a key component across all types of facilities because it goes beyond hygiene, communicating a concern for customer satisfaction and wellness. Cleanliness impacts a visitor’s first impression of a business, in turn influencing its reputation and bottom line.
(Sponsored Content) With new technologies allowing manufacturers to reduce the size of HD quality speakers while using software to boost the clarity of the signal, the new wave of digital two way radio handsets are dropping in size without losing any of their functionality.
Even before Amtrak began the renovation of the National Guard Building, which would become its new 82,000 sq. ft. headquarters in Washington DC, the national railroad was determined to create a state-of-the-art facility. Its goal was to create one of the most modern and sophisticated telecommunications systems available.
In an effort to reduce maintenance and streamline the cleaning and protective process for the building’s more than 11,000 square-feet of terrazzo flooring, the City of Henderson sought an efficient long-term solution.
Ranked three times in the Top 100 “Most Wired Hospitals in America” with the most advanced computer systems, according to Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine, Major Health Partners relies on state-of-the-art technology to provide quality care. The Alerton Ascent building management system they rely on helps MHP save close to $360,000 in energy costs annually.
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The St. Jude campus comprises 66 acres with more than 5-million-square-feet of building space, over half of which is dedicated to research; operating and maintaining these facilities is a daunting challenge.
The university elected to go with Cree® VG Series LED parking structure luminaires. The VG Series is designed to deliver optimal, low-glare illumination with a revolutionary optical system. With the 10-year limited warranty, the VG Series eliminates the need for spot or group re-lamping.
After successfully passing a bond issue in 2013, work quickly began on the nearly $8 million, 66,000 square-foot renovation and expansion project at Elysian K-8 School, which can now accommodate up to 480 students. Plans called for creating an innovative educational environment that would surpass any other in the region.
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The Bosch GWS18V-45C 18V EC Brushless Connected-Ready 4-1/2 in. Angle Grinder delivers the convenience of cordless grinder operation with advanced user control. The grinder features an EC brushless motor that offers maximum efficiency and low maintenance.
Expanded Technologies is pleased to announce a new addition to their line of Floor Savers® designed to eliminate noise and floor damage caused by wobble chairs. Wobble Chair Floor Savers® are manufactured from soft, flexible, ultra-durable material.
Today’s facility managers are consistently tasked with ensuring the safety and cleanliness of a building’s floor while simultaneously preserving a surface’s aesthetic appeal. In an effort to assist with all three factors, 3M developed the 3M™ Stone Floor Protection System.
GrayWolf Sensing Solutions of Shelton, CT, USA, introduces a new, branded 6-channel Particulate Meter, which optionally incorporates sensors for additional environmental parameters such as Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOCs), Carbon Dioxide (CO2), Temperature and Relative Humidity. This wall-mounted monitor, a modified version of the portable PC-4005 introduced last year, displays and logs calculated particle mass […]
General Pipe Cleaners is offering a special limited-time $100 rebate* with the purchase of the 30 ft. model (Cat # GMC) or 100 ft. model (Cat # GMG) Gen-Eye Micro-Scope® from January 1 to March 31, 2018.
General Pipe Cleaners’ Model 88™ sectional drain cleaner makes drain cleaning easier. You walk while it works. Just connect one end of the cable to the front of the machine and the put the other end into the drain, then stand behind the Model 88 and turn it on.