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Are Service Records the Real Key to Energy Efficiency?

There is a direct relationship between building equipment maintenance and building energy efficiency.    Dirt, heat, corrosion and lack of lubrication, over time make HVAC and electrical equipment work harder.   That uses more energy and increases operating and maintenance costs. Are maintenance service records the key to energy efficiency and lower operating costs? I … Continue reading

You Can’t Email Knowledge:  Transforming Your Mechanical Sevices Practices.

Many mechanical service contractors operate on a transactional services model.   The final service product is often a document summarizing service hours and cost for the transaction, delivered to the customer by email.  Mechanical services become a commodity, easily replaced by a lower cost offer. Leading mechanical services firms are becoming more knowledge intensive, and knowledge intensity changes … Continue reading

Collaborative Facilities Management System

A collaboration platform where people can work together to improve operational and energy efficiencies in buildings. In 2006 authors Jason Morris and Stephen Ballesty described their vision of a future facilities management system, at the world famous Sydney Opera House (SOH) in AN INTEGRATED COLLABORATIVE APPROACH FOR FM – SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE FM EXEMPLAR. These … Continue reading

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