Managing Parking Structures: How to Make Smarter Investments
The functionality and appearance of your facilities are highly impacted by your parking structures and plaza systems. These systems are often perceived by the public and building owners as either a blessing or a curse, and sometimes both. These structures are exposed to very aggressive environments throughout the duration of their service life. Because of this, it is important to perform regular maintenance in order to extend the life and maintain a clean, functional presence. This session will provide a brief technical overview of these systems and highlight best practices for managing and restoring these structures to maintain functional serviceability and structural integrity.
The 5 Step Process for Getting Your Facility Budgets Approved
The most common challenge faced by facilities professionals is getting their annual budgets approved. The financial leadership of many organizations perceive the maintenance of their facilities as an overhead cost rather than a cost saving investment. Because of this thinking, maintenance and repairs are often deferred and only funded when operations are affected or safety issues arise.
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How to Avoid Inadequate or Short-lived Pavement Projects
Even contractors with the best of intentions miss critical elements that often cause pavement projects to be short-lived. If your contractor makes even the slightest miscalculation, you could be throwing hundreds of thousands of dollars down the drain and significantly reducing the life of your pavement areas.
How to Develop a Sustainable Program for Your Facilities
Be proactive — not reactive! This webinar will help bring your focus back to the basics and assist you in devising a strategic “plan of attack” to meet your specific facility management goals and objectives. The purpose of this webinar is to provide you with a “roadmap”: where you are, where you would like to be, and how to get there. The information discussed will be drawn from actual case studies for organizations and corporations across North America.
Replace, Recover, or Restore - Understanding Your Roof Options
Roofs are an asset to be managed, requiring regular inspection and maintenance. Facility managers like you must take a proactive approach to monitoring roofing systems conditions, roof activity, and elements that contribute everyday wear and tear.
This webcast will address the differences between repairing, recovering, and replacing a roof. You will learn to assess when a roof is at the end of its life and how to go about replacing the unit in a cost effective manner. Additionally, you will be able to identify when to repair a roof and learn how to do so in a way that extends ROI.
Are Your Priority Projects Shovel Ready?
Imagine this, the building owner is standing in front of you, cash in hand. He has money he needs to spend NOW! Are you shovel ready?
As a facility manager, one of the many challenges you face is the ability to secure finding for your weather-sensitive infrastructure projects (building envelope, roofing or parking structure) in a timely manner. Many times there are very short windows of opportunity when funding suddenly becomes available, and one must be ready to execute the project in a compressed period of time before weather becomes an issue. In other words, you need to have a "shovel ready" approach.
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