Mobile Technology Offers Efficiency for FMs

Possibly more so than any other technology, going mobile has made facility staff’s job easier and more efficient. Here are the benefits of mobile facility technology. Possibly the most significant advance, in terms of its impact on facility staff, is the shift from paper and pagers to handheld tablets and smartphones. The power that facility […]

Maintenance Management Systems: Managing the Business of Facilities

A robust, easy-to-use maintenance management system that grows with the facility program is a necessity for any facility department. Here’s how to get it right. Maintenance management systems come under many names. Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), computer-aided facility management (CAFM) systems, integrated work management systems (IWMS), and even enterprise asset planning and resource management […]

Understand the BAS’s Role in Facilities Management

The facility management industry has seen significant gains occurring in technology in the past few decades. One example is the migration from work orders tracked on a dry erase board to online service request submissions that auto-assign to appropriate craft or contractors while providing fluid feedback to the customer. Or consider the intricate pneumatic control […]

NFMT19 Presentation

Thank you for attending our presentation at NFMT 2019!  Below are the resources referenced.  Please contact us with any questions.   NFMT 2019 Presentation – Time to Catch Up CMMS: Realizing the Value CMMS – A Necessary Business Tool for Today’s Facility Manager CMMS is Not a Four-Letter Word  Leveraging a CMMS to Drive Business […]

Join me at NFMT’s Knowledge Cafe – What We Can Do to Bridge the Growing Skilled Labor Shortage

With the average age of facility engineers hovering in the 50s and increasing rate of their retirement, it should be of no surprise that it is getting harder and harder to find and hire skilled maintenance workers.  Sadly, we are just seeing the beginning of this growing labor pool shortage.  In this Knowledge Café, we […]

FM360 Presentation is Kicking-Off NFMT in Baltimore Next Week

Building Technology Has Advanced – It’s Time We Catch Up! Join us at 8AM Tuesday, the 26th, as FM360’s John Rimer opens NFMT with a discussion on how the facility management technology has left its practitioners in the dust. We will review the system types available, their benefit, and provide steps for selecting & implementing. […]

Low-Hanging Green Fruit – Cost-Effective Ways O&M Can Save Energy

For the past decade or two, the latest and greatest advances in design methodologies and sustainable products have garnered much of the attention and headlines.  However, with my stint in the energy arena, I was continually perplexed by the millions of dollars expended on technologically-advanced energy conservation projects, while ripe, low-hanging green fruit dangled untouched […]

FM360 Heading to Music City Next Week – Presenting at Critical Facilities Summit

We are excited to participate in the Critical Facilities Summit opening keynote session on Sunday, October 14th at 3PM.  FM360 will also be presenting Emergency Response Management in Critical Facilities on Monday at 10AM

FM360 Exhibiting at SRAPPA in Greenville, SC this weekend!

FM360 is excited to exhibit at SRAPPA annual conference this weekend in Greenville, SC.  In partnership with the Southeast Energy & Efficiency Alliance (SEEA), FM360 looks forward to talking with attendees about the upcoming Building Operator Certification (BOC) courses in the south.  Visit www.bocsoutheast.com to learn more.

Helping Our Fellow Carolinians! Get Your “One Carolina” shirt at WWP

As many of you watched on the news, Hurricane Florence wreaked havoc on the Carolinas this last month.  Sadly, the flood waters are still impacting swaths of the area.  In an effort to help our fellow Carolinians, FM360 has partnered with the Charlotte Chapter of IFMA to procure and sell “One Carolina” t-shirts at World […]