Predictive Analytics for Low-Tech Facilities: How to Make an Impact

The use of analytics is becoming more common in facilities management. According to Facility Executive, up to 60 percent of facilities management professionals predict the Internet of Things (IoT)...

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Facility Maintenance Planning Guide: Where Does On-Demand Maintenance Fall?

In developing a facility maintenance planning guide, Facility Managers must understand the need to always prepare for unexpected facility needs, regardless of the presence and use of a preventive...

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A Midsummer Day's Nightmare: Facility AC Failure and 7 Tips to Get It Fixed Easily

Over recent years, the summer heat has become more commonplace and life-threatening. Recently, a nationwide heatwave resulted in massive disruptions to the power grid, the loss of life, and...

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4 Steps for Preventive Maintenance Optimization to Reduce Machine Downtime

Preventive maintenance is the latest hot topic in facilities management. Recent studies have found that the value of implementing a preventive maintenance program can be as high as 545%. However,...

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The Evolution of Smart Buildings: Are Cognitive Buildings Fact or Fantasy?

Today's buildings have evolved beyond the four walls, a floor, and a roof. Experts across the globe clamor about the state of smart building solutions and the use of business information...

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9 More Tips for Reducing Facility Maintenance and Operations Costs

The path to reducing facility maintenance and operations costs involves much more than just applying CMMS and using technology. It includes a possible redesign of facilities, changes in space...

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10 Leading Ways to Lower Facility Maintenance and Operations Costs

Facilities Managers face many threats and challenges. They must work with more field service vendors in an increasingly complex and tech-driven world. They must manage employees, oversee multiple...

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Why Preventive Grounds Maintenance Is Evolving

Maintaining pest control through the use of pesticides, highly toxic chemicals that control pests and landscapes, is nothing new in facility management. However, numerous lawsuits have been...

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How Facilities Management Tech Can Help Guide Your Facilities Management Career

The world of facilities management tech is expanding. Facilities Managers have access to more information than ever before, and the need to optimize systems is delivering systems that are more...

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Flooded Commercial HVAC Units: Fixing HVAC Units After Flooding

The U.S. is home to millions of successful businesses that hope for the best. Unfortunately, Mother Nature may have other plans. Flooding has become a common threat, and recent reports suggest it...

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