Maintenance and Operations


Ask the Expert: Custodial Equipment

Why should we use orbital scrubbers?

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Maintaining Our Standards

We must avoid the snowball effect of bending the rules in our daily operations.

composite product mapping

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

What's In Your Janitorial Closet?

A system called composite product mapping can help you select the most price-friendly and best-performing products for your maintenance needs.

campus water crisis

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

Bad Water

The water crisis in Flint, MI, has many colleges and universities taking a critical look at their water supplies. What are schools in Flint and around North America doing to ensure their drinking water is safe?

Maintenance & Operations (Managing The Physical Plant)

That's What I Say

Words of wisdom and advice to smooth out the facilities manager's day.

Ask the Expert: Maintenance

Why should we invest in cleaning?

Pest Management

Maintaining Buildings & Grounds

Pest Management

Keeping unwanted residents off your campus is an integral part of maintaining healthy and safe college facilities.

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

Wheels and Hoverboards

Travel time remains an integral part of facilities budgeting concerns.



Roofs That Last

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Roofs That Last

From extreme weather to the passage of time, campus roofs take a beating. Keeping your roofs in prime condition is key to maintaining secure, comfortable facilities.

Hot Tips: Floor Maintenance

Preventing Moisture-Related Flooring Issues

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Things I've Learned 2015

Reflections on planning, communication, attentiveness and remembering what matters.

Ask the Expert: Waste Disposal

Can I Recycle Lamps and Bulbs?

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

How Our Buildings Are Viewed

Attention to detail is a sometimes burdensome part of the job.

Appearances

Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Keeping Up Appearances

On all corners of a campus, facility managers must pick and choose where to put resources to protect physical assets. Three professionals speak up about how they keep everything looking great while staying on budget.

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

FM and ISO

By what standards should FM be measured?

Will funding formulas that incentivize college courses linked to industry demands harm liberal arts-related fields of study?


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