What Are Facility Maintenance Services?

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Outside experts provide support services to alleviate facilities management pressure Blog Highlights Labor shortages leave businesses short on facilities support. FM engineers find outsourcing facilities services more effective than in-house. Facilities reach their sustainability (3P) goals faster with outsourced FM. Labor shortages were already an issue in facilities management several years ago, but the global […]

What is Ground-up Construction?

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Are you at a crossroads?   Your business is growing and you need to make a decision: am I going to renovate or build a new building?   Operations have a lot to handle on a day-to-day basis, including the building. As businesses grow and expand, many find themselves in a difficult position with the […]

The Pros and Cons of Ground-Up Construction and Renovation Projects

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Blog Highlights When should I invest in ground-up construction? When is a renovation the best choice for my business? What are the pros and cons of each? Have your building needs changed, requiring you to make a tough decision? You can either build a new space or renovate your current building to accommodate what you […]

Machine Moves: Efficient Equipment Relocation

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What you need to know about moving equipment safely and efficiently Blog Highlights When would you need to move machinery and equipment? How do you prepare for a machine move? What should you expect on the day of the machine move? You might need to move large machines and equipment for any of a number […]

Addressing Winter Refrigeration Issues

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3 Problems and Solutions for Winter Refrigeration Equipment Blog Highlights What refrigeration issues are triggered by cold temperatures? How do you solve these winter refrigeration issues? Is there a service that can maintain my refrigeration system during the winter? Freezing water lines are a very real risk for refrigeration systems in the winter. Experienced facilities […]

Six Questions to Ask When Hiring a Facilities Management Company

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Choosing a company to outsource your facilities management can be stressful when you don’t know the right questions to ask. You will be trusting this outside provider to keep your building well maintained and operating effectively. How do you decide which company will be the right fit for your operation? Here are the six questions […]

The Pros and Cons of On-Site Facilities Services

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  Commercial buildings need regular maintenance performed by dedicated staff. But does that staff need to be in-house? Today we’re exploring the pros and cons of in-house facilities services. In-House vs. Outsourced Facilities Services To maintain your commercial building, facilities services are nonnegotiable. Maintenance is always required, upgrades have to get done, and unexpected tasks […]

10 Key Design Elements to Consider for Your Next Commercial Building

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The right commercial building design can make your business stand out. However, selecting which design elements or modifications to employ when constructing a commercial building can be challenging with a myriad of options at your disposal. Designing a commercial building is expensive. A balance is required between the imagination and the budget of the project. […]

HVAC System Optimization to Improve Air Distribution and Efficiency

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Just like with any other piece of technology, your HVAC system requires your regular attention and fine-tuning. HVAC system optimization can provide improved airflow and distribution throughout your building. 8 Actionable Steps You Can Take to Optimize Your HVAC System Optimizing your HVAC system is vital if you care about minimizing energy and water usage […]

Do HVAC Maintenance and Service Contracts Save You Money?

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Facilities engineers and managers tend to wear many hats, sometimes changing them over the course of hours. Since they have so many different responsibilities, especially within complex facilities such as hospitals, they welcome the assistance that maintenance and service contracts provide.   Commercial heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) vendors offer maintenance and service contracts […]