Facility Maintenance Decisions
The only magazine for facility maintenance and engineering managers
Facility Group Editorial Team
Feature - Grounds Management Strategies and Tactics for Effective Hardscape ManagementComprehensive inspection and maintenance of asphalt, concrete and stone components can maximize the appearance of landscapes.
Feature - Drain Cleaners How to Keep Drains Clean and Facilities FlowingThe challenge for managers and technicians is understanding the cause of the blockage and the most effective way to approach it that will help minimize the time and cost of restoring normal operations.
Feature - Fire Safety Code Considerations for Inspecting, Testing, and Maintaining Fire Alarm SystemsRefer to Chapter 14 of NFPA 72 to understand minimum levels of performance for fire alarm systems.
Feature - Plumbing and Restrooms Restrooms Upgrades Must Consider Coronavirus, Hygiene IssuesAdapting to the reality of the coronavirus pandemic, while improving productivity of custodial staff and reducing costs, should be the goals for any restroom upgrade.
Feature - Management Insights How the Coronavirus Pandemic Has Reshaped Traditional Facility Manager RolesDuring the coronavirus pandemic, FMs' roles in keeping occupants safe and healthy has risen to prominence as the world has recognized the essential role facilities play.
Feature - Editorial Think Fast: Learning Lessons from the PandemicThe degree to which organizations succeed in reopening facilities while protecting the health of occupants and visitors will depend largely on the performance of managers.
Feature - Roofing Roof Replacement Strategies and TacticsEnsuring project success requires that managers address timing, materials, warranties and post-installation maintenance
Feature - Grounds Management Making the Most of MowersSmart specification requires attention to equipment options, operator needs and the bottom line
Feature - MEWPs MEWPs Training That Delivers Access and SafetyManufacturers offer strategies and tactics managers can use in selecting training on mobile elevating work platforms
Feature - Management Insight Outsourcing: The Inside Story of Contracting Maintenance and Engineering TasksAs if outsourcing wasn’t tough enough, the COVID-19 pandemic has further complicated the decisions maintenance and engineering managers must make