Tag Archives: Preventative Maintenance

Building Management System Giving you Grief Unlock Your Building from “BMS Single Vendor Captivity”. Building Management Systems (BMS) were designed as a labor and energy saving system. They can be an absolute delight to work with, delivering information accurately, switching plant equipment, lighting, and monitoring other building services. Recording and trend logging the results the […]

Commercial Property Air Conditioning, HVAC, Mechanical Services Do you have an Air Conditioning issue? Air conditioning is one of the greatest issues in buildings, the answer is nearly always yes, the real question is: Do You Have a Reliable System? Our practical approach serves our clients circumstances, with air-conditioning complaints, in an unconventional way, especially […]

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 […]

Which Maintenance means What Action: A definition of Maintenance We’re writing about this because it comes up in conversation with clients and vendors a like; for example, a vendor whom provides mechanical services was asked to provide our client with a preventative maintenance agreement for “X” services in “Y” building. Logical enough, we thought, but […]

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 […]

Crisis Management We all have different ideas of what a crisis within your facility really is, and we all have different priorities based upon the commercial landlord, the purpose of the building, the tenants priorities and the location of the building. We all have our limitations of what we can cope with and what we […]

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