FACILITY MANAGEMENT ARTICLES
When the temperatures start to fall, having the right heating solution is paramount for your facility. Whether it’s to keep your workers warm and comfortable or to protect precious equipment and supplies, heating units are necessary to maintain optimal conditions. Finding the right unit can be difficult with so many options available.
Effective drain cleaning is crucial for maintaining the functionality and hygiene of commercial facilities. However, there are common mistakes that facility managers make when it comes to this critical task. By implementing proper drain-cleaning practices, you can prevent costly repairs and ensure smooth operation within your facility.
Throughout hospitals and research labs, signs and sign labels are used virtually everywhere from the front door and patient rooms to the OR and ER, to research and test areas, to the routes and maps for emergency exits. Permanent signs may not be an option when the information changes and needs to be updated.
To adequately heat a skyscraper, the owner sought an effective way to maintain the aesthetic of the mostly glass building without being obtrusive to its design. Custom convection style heaters from Marley Engineered Products proved to be the solution for elegant, supplemental comfort for heat loss, condensation prevention and continuous warmth throughout the structure.
Complaints about smoking appeared frequently in Bally’s online reviews. The negative reviews undermined the hotel’s promise of cleanliness and demonstrated how a hotel’s reputation could sustain costly and long-lasting damage from unauthorized smoking. Bally’s turned to FreshAir Sensor to tackle the property’s unauthorized smoking challenges.
Fed up with spending substantial resources on the continuous repair of an aging cooling tower, a large North Carolina-based community college recently opted to replace its failing galvanized-metal unit with an engineered plastic model. In doing so, it realized significant reductions in maintenance costs along with impressive gains in efficiency.
Although Loggerhead Inn and Suites emanates historic charm, the hotel recently needed renovations to accommodate all different types of travelers and price points. Once the renovation to all 29 rooms was completed, problems with the existing, aging cast iron plumbing-drainage infrastructure started to arise.
Bridge Commercial Real Estate, an established player in the U.S. commercial office market that specializes in creating next generation workspaces, set out to reimagine the workplace by offering a connected experience that is highly desirable. BCRE aimed to take a transformative step in its long-term strategy to enable self-service access to office and amenity spaces.
Dick’s Sporting Goods expanded its Plainfield, Indiana facility from 360,000 square feet to 725,000 square feet. Honeywell developed an implementation plan with minor tie-ins performed at strategic times. The outcome resulted in a brand-new conveyor system in an expanded building with no interruptions to existing operations.
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Frozen water lines are such a problem in Ft. Lupton, CO, that they earn a special page on the city’s web site. So, city crews sought a fast way to minimize the potential damage from burst pipes; they got a Hot-Shot 400® from General Pipe Cleaners.
Carrier has released its latest i-Vu® Express building automation device. Packed with features, the i-Vu Express building automation system provides a 360-degree view of a building’s entire operation allowing operators to maintain comfort and resolve problems faster.
A house full of family and friends, football on the TV, and water running across the bathroom floor from a clogged toilet: ‘Tis the season! When you get the call, there’s nothing better to have in your truck for just this emergency than a closet auger.
Solve the problem of having to run wires with STI’s commercial grade Wireless Musical Chimes. The versatile chimes are easy to install, with no electrical wiring and no expensive through-the-wall drilling. All units work for business or home and offer an exceptional operating range.
I’ve got apartments where the toilets clog constantly and the plunger just isn’t doing the job. Is there anything better I can use to do the job right?
Delta-Q Technologies, a leading provider of battery charging solutions, today announced the release of the RQ700. The latest product is an expansion of the company’s RQ Series of chargers designed to meet the requirements of light electric vehicles, outdoor power equipment and industrial pallet trucks.