Facilities Management

April 7, 2019

Climate change and the built environment

An interview with Edward Horton, Chief Administrative Officer, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, US Department of Commerce.  The views expressed here are Ed’s personal views. Ed:  Good […]
March 3, 2019

Innovation in FM Starts With Eliminating Work Orders

What are the appropriate number of completed work orders required to adequately maintain my properties? If you asked me that question, I would say the correct […]
August 7, 2018
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If your buildings could fly, would you ride in them?

In the airline industry, asset condition is everything.  Aircraft service processes require technicians to monitor condition and track the history of individual components, replacing them at […]
July 28, 2018
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Facilities Operators: Is it time to kick your CMMS to the curb?

Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) have been around since the 1980’s.   The modern CMMS (still based on traditional, reactive, paper work order processes) may now be […]