Maintenance and Operations


HVAC Water

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

Water World

Your HVAC systems need chemically balanced water to maintain a healthy environment. Does your school have the right mix?

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Unsung Heroes

sustainable landscaping

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

Maintaining the Green

Like most things, sustainable landscaping has evolved so that it's much more than planting perennials and reducing watering.

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

It's About Our People

Maintain a "people first" focus for a successful operation.

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

The Janus Side of FM

Are you learning from the past, or dwelling in it?

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physcial Plant)

Working While Occupied

Technicians should be prepared to minimize their impact on occupied spaces.

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

What Value Commissioning?

Are the expense and results worth undertaking the process?

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Things I've Learned 2014

Reflections on learning, taking risks, trust and remembering what matters.



Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

How We Communicate

It's what you say and how you say it.

Facilities (Managing Assets)

Thinking Outside the Box

What if we could design and build lower-maintenance facilities?

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

The Unasked Questions

The devil is in the details when coordinating campus activities and events.

campus environment

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Campus as Place

Furman University has received recognition for its commitment to its campus environment, most recently as a model for arboreta in the Southeast and across the nation.

Safety and sustainability

Safety & Security (Prepare and Be Aware)

Secure & Sustainable

Achieving a balance between a facility's safety and sustainability begins in the design stages.

Facilities (Managing Assets)

Safety for All

Equipment maintenance is a vital piece of the safety puzzle.

Ceiling, Walls and Floors Maintenance

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

On the Surface

Ceilings, walls and floors present challenges that can be met with planning and maintenance and without breaking the budget.

Does your college/university have a campus food bank/pantry available for food-insecure students?



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