The benefits of sanitation and housekeeping at your workplace

January 30, 2023


Jan 30, 2023 Wiping a counter with a bleach solution is an example of sanitizing. Although the words “cleaning” and “sanitizing” are often used interchangeably, there is a big difference between both processes. Cleaning can be defined as the physical …

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Managing Plug Loads Saves on Energy Costs at Your Facility

January 22, 2023


Jan  22, 2023 Sometimes, it’s the smallest things that can make the biggest differences between a positive or negative line item on a facility manager’s operations budget. Take, for example, the unobtrusive plug load. It’s defined as energy used by …

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Scaling back the build up

January 8, 2023


Scaling back the build up    Jan 8, 2023 Facility managers (FM) in charge of maintaining chillers, boilers, heat exchangers, cooling towers, compressors or condensers know it’s not a matter of if they’ll have to deal with scale buildup, but when. Scale …

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Lunchroom Challenges

December 19, 2022


Lunchroom Challenges One of the challenges facilities face with the lunchroom is that employees are not as vigilant about hand washing, as they would be in other rooms like the restroom. This makes the area a breeding ground for germs. …

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Green Cleaning 101

December 12, 2022


Green Cleaning 101 One of the many jobs of a facility manager is to maintain a clean and healthy work environment. An abundant of  cleaning products can hike up your bill. Additionally, many of the common products used for cleaning …

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A breath of fresh air

December 5, 2022


Tis’ the season to allergies and the flu. Air purifiers are particularly useful to help lessen the effects of your employees health. Many businesses opt to utilize an air purifier in their building to keep their staff safe and healthy. Here …

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Zero Cellphone Use

November 23, 2022


Cell phones are incredibly useful for a whole host of reasons. Most people could not imagine working or even getting through a typical day without them, but there’s a dark side to this tech. There are, as Tristan Harris said …

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The Good and the Bad Open Office

November 16, 2022


One of the things younger employees tend to like an open floor plan. However, a few new studies have shown that open floor plans may not be as effective as they were once touted to be. The pros and cons …

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Under the Sea: Why an Aquarium just might help your facility

October 25, 2022


Fish tanks are popping up in more and more facilities, offices, and waiting rooms across the country. While this may appear to be a new design trend, studies show that aquariums offer actual health benefits for employees. Here are some …

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Go Green: Plant life at the Office

October 11, 2022


Plants and workspaces are a good match. The benefits we experience around plants include enhanced self-esteem, reduced stress levels, and feelings of revitalization. Plants can add organic character to an office environment, improve productivity and creativity. What is horticulture? This …

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