17 Mar Universal Site Services Coronavirus Update Posted at 15:11h in Blog by Chris Dickie Dear Valued Customer,We would like to share with you the Universal Site Services’ approach and response to COVID-19. First and foremost, as we’re sure you are, we are fully dedicated to the health, safety and wellbeing of our employees, their
06 Feb How Parking Lot Sweeping Has Changed Over Time Posted at 12:03h in Parking Lot Sweeping by Chris Dickie Back in 1958, there was no parking lot sweeping industry. If you walked around the streets in the Bay area, you’d find only employees sweeping their respective parking lots, with brooms or antiquated, inefficient sweeping
Facility Manager Cost Saving/Best Practice Quick Reads RSS Feed September 19, 2019 - Contact FacilitiesNet Editorial Staff » Facility managers are probably used to the powers-that-be arbitrarily yanking critical funding that had been earmarked for much-needed preventive maintenance or facility upgrades. It happens all the time, despite how much such penny-pinching or "funding redirection"
22 Aug Curb Appeal During Construction & Special Events You’re used to handling your usual property maintenance tasks, like cleaning litter and trimming your plants. But, sometimes your parking lot and property are messy from more than your average traffic. There are two major sources of unusual mess on your property: construction and special events.
14 Jun Southern California Parking Lot Maintenance Tips Posted at 12:36h in Blog by Chris Dickie Keeping a parking lot well-maintained in Southern California is no simple task. There are several environmental factors that work to degrade your parking lot faster and make it less appealing for those who use it. Everyone wants to visit
27 Nov Are Solar Parking Lot Lights a Good Investment? Are solar parking lot lights all they are cracked up to be? If you’ve ever been on the street or in a solar parking lot at dusk, you’ll have seen each light come on just as the sensors on top detect that light levels are
Facility Manager Cost Saving/Best Practice Quick Reads RSS Feed Naomi Millán May 29, 2018 - Building Automation Facility managers know predictive and preventive maintenance is where it's at in terms of maximizing uptime, extending life cycles, and minimizing maintenance costs. And Building IoT has gone a long way to making facility systems more transparent to
Facility Manager Cost Saving/Best Practice Quick Reads RSS Feed Dan Hounsell January 17, 2018 - Maintenance & Operations Maintenance and engineering departments in institutional and commercial facilities too often are seen only as cost centers — operations that take precious finances away from the facility’s core mission, whether that mission is education, patient care, or
Facility Manager Cost Saving/Best Practice Quick Reads RSS Feed Greg Zimmerman December 4, 2017 - Maintenance & Operations It’s almost always better to prevent, than to react – whether we’re talking about playing defense in basketball or maintenance in buildings.But when comes to maintenance, how many FMs truly know the what it takes to perform
Facility Manager Cost Saving/Best Practice Quick Reads RSS Feed Naomi Millán November 30, 2017 - HVAC A single retailer spends nearly $20 million annually on energy expenses, making the decision to repair or replace an HVAC system critical to an organization’s bottom line. HVAC systems are one of the largest sources of energy consumption for