Tag Archives: Commercial Building

Pneumatic Controls Building Management Systems – Pneumatic Controls Popular back in the 1970’s and 1980’s, major concerns like Honeywell and Johnson Controls had many projects supplied with Pneumatic Controls, some or at least parts are still in service, especially damper and valve actuators. Optimizing the torque in these actuators via an “E to P” device. […]

Essential Services Essential Services Generator Test Regular generator testing is a critical part of any essential services management. Typically the Generator test is completed every month for running, and a load test is carried out about once every three months. Within the load test in the test of the “auto transfer switch” to ensure this […]

Asset Register importance! Backstory We found ourselves in an a situation, which I thought, had an unfortunate outcome for an employee of one of our competitors. I’m sure you’ve heard the expression “thrown under the bus”, this person was thrown under the entire bus depot. Regardless of the parameters, which are too lengthy to revise […]

More Commercial Tenancy Fit Out Faux Pas – The Faux Pas of Fit series Continues; In out last post project management fit out faux pas we looked at Noise, tenant access, fire systems and tripping the circuit breakers and not telling anyone……….(most annoying) so today, in this post “More Commercial Tenancy Fit Out Faux Pas” […]

Commercial Tenancy Fit Out | What Happens Behind the Scenes? Sometimes a project is completed seamlessly, without fuss, in a timely manner, and without dispute. So how does this happen? Commercial Tenancy Fit Out | The Tenancy Access During a Commercial Tenancy Fit Out, making arrangements with tenants via the facility or building manager is […]

Building Technology Sustainability Building Technology Sustainability: The opportunities to implement Technology in Facilities can often be discovered and improved at low cost and achieve sustainable outcomes for energy conservation which benefit the building’s performance in both financial terms, esthetics and indoor environmental conditions. In real terms, in our physical daily work in commercial buildings, what […]

What is the Real Cost of “putting off” Corrective Maintenance Corrective Maintenance false economies are found everywhere in building maintenance and compliance, which is why outsourcing the facility management pays dividends in the long term. Building systems knowledge, building services knowledge, and understanding the limitation of suppliers secures market value in corrective maintenance repairs and […]