Kitchen Styles Identified

When you decide that it is time to update and remodel your kitchen, it is important to tell your contractor what type of style you have in mind.  There is no right or wrong type of style and they can be intermixed, but it helps to know the differences when you start the process of […]

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 […]

Keeping Occupants Comfortable in the Winter

Temperature control is always a headache for facility and property managers.  Some areas of buildings stay cool and others warm.  Occupants often complain they are either too cold or hot.  Trying to keep everyone satisfied is a challenge.  However, knowing the type of heating control in your facility and taking a few actions can help […]

Mitigation for Frozen Pipes and Water Damage

When water freezes at 32ºF or below, it can expand up to 10% in volume causing pipes to crack.  Even a small 1/8-inch crack can cause 250 gallons of water a day to flow into your building. This can result in flooding, severe structural damage and an opportunity for fungus and mold growth. When this […]