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Agency is planning to make America’s school buses more environmentally friendly by reducing diesel emissions in their outdated engines.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.
Carpeting comes with countless benefits, but will require a maintenance program to uphold its durability and cleanliness.
By developing a green building from the start or by making the one you already have more eco-friendly, you’ll see fewer costs listed among the endless benefits you’ll experience.
Natural light comes with countless advantages for not only students’ health and performance, but for the environment and the facility’s budget.