Maintenance | Building Engines Blog
Building Engines Blog | Maintenance
Are you going through the Preventive Maintenance (PM) motions, but behind the scenes there is nightmare of overdue tasks, emergency repairs and a frazzled engineering team? Or worse, maybe you’re not even sure what’s happening behind the scenes?
We’re excited to announce that voting is now open for our first annual Maintenance Hero Awards! This unique competition provides maintenance techs and engineers with the opportunity to win the title of “Maintenance Hero” and receive some well-deserved recognition (and prizes!) for the tasks they do every day.
Nominations are now open for Building Engines’ 1st Annual Maintenance Hero Awards. This unique competition will provide maintenance techs and engineers with the opportunity to win the title of “Maintenance Hero” and receive some well-deserved recognition (and prizes!) for the tasks they do every day.
As we approach Memorial Day Weekend, temperatures are finally starting to heat up and signs of summer are rolling in. It also marks that time of year when commercial real estate property owners and managers need ensure that their buildings are ready the seasonal changes in order to avoid unexpected issues or costs.
It may not be the most glamorous job, but maintenance crews are the lifeblood of a building – creating an environment for tenants that is clean, safe and welcoming. And while it’s easy to think of service providers as a “rotating door”- easily replaced by the lowest bidder – make sure that a low cost is backed by a history of professionalism and experience!
The importance of property maintenance falls not only on nonrecourse lenders but also on the property owners, brokers, and potential buyers- effectively the entire market. In the September/October issue of Commercial Investment Real Estate (CIRE), Tim Follain, FI Consulting co-founder and principal explains, “Neglected properties affect not only deal participants but the market as a […]
If tenants are the heart of a building, than the structure and equipment in that building is its lifeblood. Without properly functioning systems, costs will rise, tenants will become dissatisfied and the property will degrade. Over time it will lose value and become less of a viable entity. Much like your body needs proper care, […]
Sources of inspiration and insight can come from many places. While we constantly promote our ability to help our clients improve a specific part of their business, such as improving building maintenance and operations processes, we occasionally learn some things from them as well. We recently undertook a large and relatively complex deployment for a […]