Water Saving Tips for Commercial Buildings

Reducing water consumption both inside and outside of commercial facilities is easy, affordable, good for the environment and will help reduce costs.  Taking a few of these simple actions doesn’t just save water — it also helps ease the burden on your municipality. 25 percent of a local government’s electricity bill is due to treatment […]

Tips for a Winning Warehouse

Layout and Lighting for a Winning Warehouse Are you looking to build or lease warehouse space? Or do you want to secure your current occupants to make sure they stay and don’t look elsewhere?  Then make sure your warehouse facility is designed for optimal performance.  Many factors contribute to a winning warehouse space. However, as […]

Increasing Value of Medical Office Buildings (MOB’s)

The need for medical services will increase over the next decade due to demographics and new healthcare legislation. The baby boomer generation will grow by 36 percent and the recent laws passed will ensure that 32 million additional Americans will have health insurance. This is important for medical office facilities as medical practitioners and patients […]

Winterize Your Facility to Prevent Frozen Water Pipes

Winter is approaching and soon the temperatures will drop.  Freezing temperatures can cause many problems including safety hazards and major damage if you do not prepare your facility for winter. One major issue that can occur during the winter is the freezing and breaking of water pipes.  Frozen pipes that burst often create a huge […]

How to Create an Effective Emergency Response Plan

The return of spring reminds us of the possibility of severe weather conditions that could cause destruction to your facility.  Flu pandemics, accidents, acts of violence and terrorism, system malfunctions, security breaches and more are also encompassed in an effective emergency response plan.  Protect your building, business, tenants and workers with a comprehensive plan that […]

How to Maximize Your Next Remodeling Project

Remodeling a commercial space is a serious undertaking.  An office, retail space, warehouse or anything that gets a lot of traffic from many different people needs careful planning and consideration.  It is a project that often affects many people and could possibly prevent them from doing their job for a while. It is very important […]

Hot Work for Facilities

Hot Work Hot work continues to be a leading cause of industrial fires and responsible for many of the most severe fire losses. Hot work is often associated welding and cutting, but it also includes any work that produces excess heat, such as burning, brazing, grinding, soldering, thermal resistance heating, or torch applied roofing.  Having […]