Sick building syndrome is a condition recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
CIMS-certified FSPs display the same dedication to work whether they are performing routine maintenance checks or handling a major operational problem.
With winter on the horizon, it’s time to finalize your maintenance strategy for the coming cold weather.
Too often, maintenance is perceived and employed as a purely reactive task. Fixing things only after they fail is human nature – but at a personal and institutional level, this approach creates a lot of problems.
It’s time to stop thinking about sustainability in one-dimensional terms. It needs to become a theory of development and maintenance that encompasses multiple ideas.
Maintaining buildings effectively and efficiently isn’t an easy task – but it gets much easier when you have clear goals, KPIs and transparency across your organization, as well as over your contractors and subcontractors.
One of the most effective methods of eco-friendly construction is called sustainable materials management.
Taking the extra initiative to use environmentally friendly practices will save consumers even more money while also helping the environment.
The Environmental Protection Agency is planning to make America’s school buses more environmentally friendly by reducing diesel emissions in their outdated engines.
Along with environmentally friendly benefits, green construction also has economic perks.