What could be more chaotic than a school when it comes to maintenance? Depending on the size of your institution, you’re looking at an environment that sees hundreds, or even thousands of students each day.
One of the obstacles that facility managers face is a growing backlog of work that never seems to be minimized.
Your building most likely uses an HVAC system to control the temperature for employees and guests and it is important to properly maintain it for a number of reasons.
The strongest El Niño in 18 years continues to intensify and is likely to be one of the three strongest on record by the time it peaks this winter, according to a monthly outlook from NOAA released Dec 10th.
How many times have you honestly wanted to just put a Band-Aid on something at your maintenance department instead of really fixing the issue? If everyone answers honestly, it's probably a higher number than you might think.
How do you prioritize when everything you do is a priority? This is a good question, especially when it comes to running a maintenance department.
In West Palm Beach, Florida, the citizens of Roosevelt Estates have complained of maintenance issues that are needing attention, and have been for quite some time. These are not just small issues either.
If you run a maintenance department that has a cooling tower, it is integral to keep up to speed on preventative maintenance.