Electrical Systems: Don’t Get Burned

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As published in the March/April 2017 edition of IFMA’s FMJ With the progressively more complicated and interdependent facility systems, the importance of maintenance continues to increase, as does the strain upon staff and contractors to complete such.  There are regulatory requirements to inspect and test exit signs, fire suppression & detection systems, elevators, etc.  Mechanical […]

Managing Critical Environments Webinar: Promoting Uptime and Mitigating Risks

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Join us Tuesday, March 21st at 2PM EDT for this free webinar hosted by Dude Solutions.  Click here to learn more and to register. As maintenance and operations specialists, the end goal is to safely keep products coming off the line, the workers working, and the customers happy.  This requires a comprehensive approach which lends […]

Teaching CFM Exam Prep Workshop in Charlotte on May 9th

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IFMA’s Certified Facility Manager, CFM, is the most distinguished credential in the facility industry.  A recent IFMA study found that CFMs earn 25% more than their non-CFM counterparts and tend to occupy higher management positions. The Charlotte Chapter of IFMA is excited to offer this one-day CFM Exam Prep Workshop.  The class will help you determine your readiness for the CFM exam and hopefully give you […]

John Rimer Teaching CFM Exam Prep Workshop Plus at Facility Fusion in Las Vegas

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John Rimer of FM360 is teaching the one-day CFM Exam Prep Workshop and three-day CFM Exam Prep Workshop PLUS at Facility Fusion in Las Vegas April 1st-3rd.  Click here to learn more and to register. John’s other upcoming speaking & teaching events

FM360 Presenting at NFMT Baltimore 2017

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Leveraging a CMMS to Drive Business Decisions A computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) is a necessary tool for a successful facility management program. As such, a CMMS should be the nervous system delivering efficient operations, coordinating maintenance, justifying resources, monitoring performance, and driving business decisions. In this session, we will discuss the value a CMMS […]

Free Webinar – Selling the Value of Facilities Management

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In spite of efforts to develop and present bulletproof business cases, we often fall short when it comes to “closing the deal.” Selling the merit of a business case does not start at the executive meeting; rather it is an on-going, active effort that is a primary duty of a facility manager. During this presentation, […]

Presenting to Upstate SC IFMA Chapter – “More Than Glorified Janitors?”

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Most facility departments are under-funded and under-staffed.  They act as modern-day MacGyvers trying to resolve the decline of aging systems and the increase of operational demands with a piece of gum, a ballpoint pen, and a paperclip – sound familiar?  This lack of resources and seeming disconnect with management perpetuates the costly firefighting cycle in which many organizations find […]

The Hand-Off – Planning for Successful Transition from Construction to Operations

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As published in the Nov-Dec 2016 edition of IFMA’s FMJ. Consider this: A building is designed, constructed, and turned over to facilities in roughly eighteen to twenty-four months – often launched without adequate testing, training that does not fully prepare engineers, minimal operating parameters defined, and no comprehensive documentation on how to operate & maintain […]

Free Webinar: No More Firefighting: How to Transition Your Maintenance Program from Reactive to Proactive

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Most maintenance teams are spending so much time putting out fires that they have no time left to analyze trends in their facility. Ultimately, this equates to high costs and overwhelmed employees due to a lack of continuous improvement. Join our webinar to learn how you can stop fighting fires and bring your organization up […]

Stretching the Club Maintenance Dollar

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As published in the Fall 2016 edition of Club Management Facility related expenses are typically second only to personnel in costs – for some facilities may be the highest.  While this is likely no surprise to those of you that pour over the budget looking for ways to stretch the dollar.  However, you may not […]