Maintenance and Operations


facilities managers

Maintenance: Staffing, Methods & Practice

The Next Generation

Today's up-and-coming class of new facilities managers must combine practical knowledge of established methods of maintenance with increased technological options, leadership skills and a customer-focused mindset. It's a challenging balance, and one that current professionals say takes time and focus to achieve.

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

How Much?

Facilities (Managing Assets)

My FM-Related Frustrations

Observations on the little things that impact day-to-day performance.

School Roofs

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Out of Sight...

...out of mind. That's what most people -- facility managers included -- think about their roofs, until there’s a problem. Informed choices and diligent maintenance could extend the usefulness of one of your school's biggest assets. Can you stretch the life your roof 20 years or beyond?

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Let's Take This Outside

A complete maintenance plan extends well beyond your facilities' walls.

Facilities (Managing Assets)

How Clean is Clean?

defferred maintenance

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Can It Wait?

When it comes to protecting campus assets, it really shouldn't... "It" being maintenance. The deferred maintenance conundrum is unfortunately still alive and well across the country.

Spring Preventive Maintenance

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Spring Preventive Maintenance: Achieving Excellence

Spring preventive maintenance is so much more than crossing items off a checklist. Here, three facility managers share their perspectives on delivering preventive maintenance excellence.



Facilities (Managing Assets)

The Challenge of Coil Maintenance

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Roadie for a Day

Flood

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

After the Flood

Maintaining the Campus Landscape

Maintaining the Campus Landscape

Whether it's mow and blow or a little more complicated, landscapes demand constant attention. Grounds professionals speak up about what it takes to stay in the green.

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Odd Jobs

Show Me the Way to Go

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Show Me the Way to Go

Integrating the right signage into your campus can aid in building identity and marketing for use in the wider community.

Facilities (Managing Assets)

Vampire Power Load

Thoughts about the silent consumption of energy on campus.

Has interest in sustainability initiatives—from alternative energy and water conservation to “green” landscaping, recycling, fossil-fuel divestment, local sourcing, and more—waned on your campus?


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