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The Role of Maintenance and Reliability Teams in Infectious Waste Management

Infectious waste management is a critical area of focus for maintenance and reliability teams across various sectors, including manufacturing, construction, and pharmaceuticals. Each of these industries faces unique challenges due to the nature of their waste, which can include biological hazards, contaminated sharps, and chemical residues.

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Maintaining Heating Solutions in The Off Season

Neglecting heating system maintenance can quickly result in decreased energy efficiency. When filters become dirty, coils get clogged, or system components wear out, your heating system must exert more effort to maintain the desired temperature. Consequently, energy consumption rises, leading to higher utility bills.

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Leveraging BIM for Enhanced Maintenance: A New Era in Facility Management

Over the past twenty years, building information modeling (BIM) has been steadily securing itself as an essential tool in the architecture, engineering, and construction fields. Its advanced 3D capabilities are used in just about every design and construction phase. However, with new developments in real-time data collection, the advantages of BIM can extend beyond the completion of a facility.When applied to facility management, BIM opens the door to better asset management, improved safety, and optimized maintenance strategies that ensure that a building performs at its best 100 percent of the time.

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How to Minimize Environmental Waste in Mines

The global climate crisis has brought the harmful practices of different industries into the spotlight, and one sector that’s received its fair share of scrutiny is mining. While the mining industry is essential for so many different aspects of modern life, it’s also responsible for some pretty significant environmental damage due to issues including mine waste. 

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Oil vs. Latex Paint: Which is Best for Your Commercial or Industrial Painting Needs?

Contrary to what most people think, paint plays a significant part in constructing and maintaining structures. Commercial and industrial painting is a complex process that involves protecting the substrate from environmental factors, enhancing its aesthetic appeal, and ensuring longevity. If you’re working on commercial or industrial projects, choosing the right paint is absolutely crucial for achieving the results you want. Two of the most popular paint options are oil and latex, each with its unique properties.

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Unlocking Growth: Overcoming the 6 Tech Roadblocks to Scale Your FM Services

In a race to differentiate, FMs are turning to technology to optimize asset management, workflow automation, auditing and reporting, energy management, and many other O&M functions. However, there are several roadblocks that hinder the optimal use of technology and the smooth expansion of FM operations across client portfolios. Let’s closely examine these common tech roadblocks and explore effective strategies to navigate them.

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Gas or Electric: Which Fuel Source is Right for You?

Picking a solution to properly heat your facility can be tough. Do you go with a spot heating solution or a space heating solution? When deciding on the heating solution for your facility, it’s important to consider the type of fuel source that is required to power the unit. This should be determined by the space you are trying to heat, the climate, and the region where you operate. 

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Property Operations in 2024: Navigating a Transformative Landscape with Integrated Solutions, Automation, and Purposeful Innovation

As we look forward to 2024, it becomes clear that the demand for platform-driven models will continue to be a driving force in the industry. However, what will set successful entities apart are solutions that are purpose-built and have a tangible impact. In other words, the winners in this space will not only provide a broad range of services through integrated platforms but will also be distinguished by their ability to address specific challenges with precision and deliver outcomes that make a real difference.

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