Maintenance and Operations


Tips to Ensure GHS Compliance for Chemical Container Labels

Facility managers in charge of safety, purchasing, administration or operations would be wise to ensure that labels on containers for chemical formulations such as cleaners, sanitizers, paints, solvents and sealants are “Globally Harmonized System” (GHS) compliant.

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Where Are We Headed?

An introduction and outlook on the path to moving forward for campus operations.

Ask the Expert (Fire Safety)

Why do we need a fire sprinkler shut-off tool?

Fire & Life Safety (Focus On Preparation and Prevention)

Maintaining Critical Systems

Keep your fire and life-safety technology in top shape for best performance.

Cost Savings and Efficiency

Trends Shaping Higher Education: Waste Collection

Trend Toward Cost Savings and Efficiency

Hot Tips (Healthy Facilities)

Reduce the Spread of Germs in Restrooms

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Five Key Waterproofing Focus Areas

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

So You Want a Career in FM?

How does the next generation of facility managers perceive the profession?



Facilities (Campus Spaces)

At The End of The Day

After they've been used and maintained, be sure to then store your vacuum cleaners and floor machines properly.

Raining on roof

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Waterproofing Keys

The building envelope has one primary job: keeping bad weather outside. There is a wide range of options available for waterproofing all aspects of the building envelope, from roofs to basements. Here are some of them.

vacuuming the staircase

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Caring for the Cleaning Machine

Vacuum cleaners and floor machines are an investment. Proper care and maintenance of these tools is vital and will extend their lifespans and provide good return on the investment made in them.

outsourcing school janitorial services

Business (Managing Higher Ed)

Are You In or Out?

Making the decision to outsource janitorial services should not be undertaken without giving careful attention to the pros and cons. If you're considering this step, here is some advice.

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Another Approach to Deferred Maintenance

deferred maintenance on campus

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Pay Me Now or Pay Me Later: The Cost of Deferred Maintenance

More than 50 percent of respondents to a recent CP&M survey indicated that the deferred maintenance backlog on their campus is critical — and getting worse. Here’s a look at one institution that is treading water with its deferred maintenance backlog and another that is beginning to make headway.

Ask the Expert (Healthy Cleaning)

What results are expected from "ergonomic" cleaning?

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