Archive for the ‘ Facilities Maintenance ’ Category

What is the Temperature Like in Your Office?

Thursday, December 20th, 2018

One of the quickest ways to reduce employee morale and productivity is to leave them in uncomfortable working conditions. Keep an eye on how warm or cold it is inside the office. After all, different temperature levels and constant fluctuations… Read More

A Facility Manager’s Guide to HVAC Preventative Maintenance

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

One of the most important duties any facility manager is responsible for is arranging for preventative maintenance on their building’s HVAC units. Timely preventative maintenance is critical for all commercial HVAC units to guarantee they are running at full efficiency… Read More

What Facility Managers Can Do to Ensure Their Buildings Are Clean

Thursday, February 8th, 2018

Winter brings with it a fresh wave of cold and flu season. Even if your staff managed to get through the fall and then the holidays without getting sick, that doesn’t mean it can’t still happen. For this reason, facility… Read More

Employee Productivity Depends on Comfortable Temperatures

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Business owners and facility managers both value employee productivity. But when you are responsible for taking care of your employees, how can you ensure they are as comfortable and productive as possible? That aspect of your business depends on the… Read More

The Dangers of Counterfeit Refrigerant for Commercial HVAC Systems

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Have you recently upgraded your commercial HVAC systems? They should now be operating smoothly without any problems. But there’s always something else to think about when it comes to maintaining your HVAC systems. If you decided to have preventative maintenance… Read More

Commercial HVAC Systems and Improving Indoor Air Quality

Friday, July 7th, 2017

No matter what type of commercial HVAC systems your building hosts, it should be optimized to improve indoor air quality. Indoor air quality is one of the most vital aspects to consider when maintaining these critical systems. A clean and… Read More

Five Causes of Frozen AC Coils

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Frozen AC coils can be a problem any time of year. Even though it’s only the beginning of spring, it will start to get warmer. Plus. it’s always good to be prepared for the summer. What are some causes of… Read More

A Checklist For Air Handling Unit Maintenance

Friday, July 8th, 2016

Maintaining your air handling unit (AHU) is crucial to your HVAC system’s functionality. Your heating and air conditioning system’s air handling unit is the central unit that moves air throughout ductwork. A malfunctioning air handling unit usually experiences problems when… Read More

How Facility Managers Can Utilize Social Media

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

For facility managers, it can be hard to find time to give every task – every piece of equipment – the time it deserves. So when it comes to maintaining a social media presence, many facility managers balk at the… Read More

Battling Diminishing Energy Efficiency in Commercial Buildings

Friday, September 4th, 2015

Over the years, you may notice your energy bills slowly starting the rise. That is because even the most energy efficient commercial buildings do not stay energy efficient forever. Simply put, your building is losing energy all the time. From… Read More