Emergency Preparedness for Property Managers

September is national Emergency Preparedness month.  Along with other important duties, every property manager should consider having a well thought out emergency plan. Ideally, it will never need to be used.  However, being prepared is always important. Plan Components If an emergency does strike, having a solid response plan can save lives in addition to […]

Keep Your Warehouse Workers Warm This Winter

Autumn is upon us and soon the cold winter weather will follow.  It is important to keep workers comfortable in a cold warehouse so that productivity is not affected. To avoid the sting of winter weather in your warehouse, MAC has provided a few tips to help keep everyone in the warehouse warm! Keep a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Winter Preparation Tips for Facility and Property Managers

Winters in Kansas City are usually unpredictable. However, there is always a good chance that bitter cold temperatures and moderate to heavy snowfall will occur.  This means every facility needs to be prepared.  All personnel involved with grounds and maintenance are responsible for keeping the grounds clean and safe. Below are a few tips for products […]