Fall Maintenance Tips for Office Buildings

Summer will be coming to an end before we know it.  As autumn approaches, the cooler temperatures are followed by falling leaves and eventually snow.   The cold winter often presents challenges for property and facility managers and maintenance crews.  When it comes to preparing for the winter season, there are four important tasks that will […]

Refresh Retail Spaces this Summer

There is no such thing as a lazy summer day for a retail facility or property manager. Since July through October are often the less busy months for retail, it is the perfect time for a summer refresh.  When done right, these small projects can have a big impact.  The most popular improvements during the […]

Keeping Your Warehouse Cool this Summer

Summer is in full swing and the temperature is rising.  During the warmer weather, it’s important to keep your warehouse cool for the workers’ safety and keeping complaints at a minimum. When the air conditioning breaks down on a sweltering July afternoon, unhappy workers panic and the cost is high to have it fixed quickly.  […]

Preparing for the Storm and Tornado Season

The weather is heating up and the possibility of severe weather that could cause destruction to your facility is increasing.  Protect your building, business, tenants and workers with an emergency preparedness plan that outlines the necessary procedures to follow in any emergency.  Make sure your plan has the following elements: Organizational Components Dedicated Emergency Coordinators […]

Must-Know Current Office Building Trends

Wireless technology, laptops, handheld computing devices, and virtual meeting software like Skype and WebEx have given workers the ability to work from anywhere. As a result, the modern office environment is dedicating more square footage to more common gathering areas and less to workstations and cubicles. Despite technology and its ability to give workers mobility […]

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 […]