Centralized vs. Decentralized Maintenance Management

  • Centralized vs. Decentralized Maintenance Management

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    There are two dominant models for maintenance operations management: centralized and decentralized. Each has its advantages and disadvantages, and choosing the appropriate method largely depends on the size and resources available to a company. The centralized model involves having all of the procedures and projects go through a single team or facility manager. This is […]

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  • What is Reliability-Centered Maintenance?

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    Efficiency is the goal of any facility manager, particularly when it comes to maintenance of business systems and equipment. Efficiency should go hand in hand with reliability to optimize performance, and this is the primary idea behind reliability-centered maintenance. This kind of maintenance planning seeks to ensure that all processes are running as they should, […]

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  • Ways to Improve Your Building’s Operational Efficiency

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    All businesses aspire to maximize efficiency, and responsibility for this falls to the company facility manager. Operational efficiency has a lot to do with managing the resources of the facility, whether water, electricity, time, or money, in a way that reduces waste and maximizes output. There are a few ways to go about this, varying […]

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  • Facility Management Tips to Reduce Waste in Commercial Buildings

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    One of the primary roles of the facility manager is to manage the resources of their business and building as efficiently as possible. The first step in this endeavor should always be minimizing waste. This is easier said than done, but there are many things that a facility manager can do to reduce waste in […]

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  • How to Improve Heating Efficiency Before Fall

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    As autumn approaches the weather gets progressively cooler, and certain parts of the United States switch from using their air cooling to their air heating. Both functions run off the same HVAC system, of course, and proper maintenance is required in order for the units to run as efficiently as possible. This is especially true […]

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