Maintenance and Operations


Hot Tips (Facilities Maintenance)

3 Keys to Successful Property Inspections

What We Need to Know About Quat Binding

It’s flu season. Effectively keeping the campus environment clean can help reduce the spread of the pathogens that cause the flu.

Ask the Expert (Custodial Equipment)

What are the advantages of cordless vacuums?

Editor's Note (The View From Here)

Who's Next?

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

Let's Talk Dirt

It is important to determine what is in the ground underneath your buildings.

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Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Getting Clean

Are the buildings on your campus clean enough? We asked the professionals how clean buildings should be—and how to get them that clean.

Maintenance & Operations (Managing the Physical Plant)

Master Plan Performance

Improving overall campus functionality involves a well-developed master plan.



On-Campus Laundry 101

Do your washers and dryers make the grade? Here are some of the things you can do to optimize your laundry room’s performance.

Facilities Management (Managing Assets)

Absenteeism and FMLA

The impact of absenteeism might be greater than we think.

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Facilities (Campus Spaces)

How Clean?

Meeting cleaning expectations on campus involves various factors, from personnel to products and even artificial intelligence.

Ask the Expert (Custodial Equipment)

How have advances in technology impacted battery-powered cleaning equipment?

Fire & Life Safety (Focus on Preparation and Prevention)

Facility Managers: Their Role in Fire Safety

The people who know your buildings best have a role in protecting them.

Intelligent Buildings (Facility Systems and Efficiency)

Data-Driven Facility Management

Operational data comprise a tangible resource for building managers.

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Facilities (Campus Spaces)

Dealing With the Deferred Maintenance Challenge

How do you make inroads into a seemingly insurmountable deferred maintenance backlog?

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