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DSM programs provide a stable, cost-effective path to decarbonization

Category: Facility Services

As society transitions to clean energy, and the demand for electric power grows, you may observe an increase in monthly operating expenses. As an […]

Are your facility managers locked out of strategic planning? Here are four keys to open the door

Many executives wrongly perceive Facility Management as a support function with minimal strategic value. As a result, facility managers are often kept out of […]

Four approaches for facility managers to adopt so they keep virtual workplaces viable

Even before COVID-19 struck in the first quarter of 2020, there was a lively debate about the role of virtual offices in facility management. […]

Four Priority Areas Facilities Management Leaders Should Watch For New Regulatory Compliance

Category: Facility Services

Although there is a high uptake of immunizations as the COVID-19 crisis continues, the situation is still very fluid, which makes it difficult for […]

Reduced Occupancy During the Pandemic Offers Building Owners Opportunities to Generate Savings

As immunization plans unfolded and case counts continue to fluctuate, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a dramatic effect on your facilities operations and strategy. […]

Nine Questions Overwhelmed Facility Managers Should Ask Service Providers

It can be argued that the job of a facility manager is one of the most demanding roles for an organization, whether they are […]

Facility Executives Should Find Ways to End Reactive Maintenance for Good

The COVID-19 pandemic has drawn attention to the importance of planning and taking proactive steps to ensure enterprises, institutions and governments keep serving society […]

Stop Electrical Damage Before it Occurs with Thermal Imaging

Thermography is a method of inspecting electrical and mechanical equipment using specialized infrared cameras. By producing detailed images and temperature profiles of specific pieces […]

Facility Managers and reoccupying buildings that were shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic

Facility Managers play a crucial role in re-opening buildings closed during the COVID-19 crisis. Buildings that were not maintained, not effectively cleaned, and still […]

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