Maintenance and Operations - May 2013
The challenge for maintenance and engineering managers is making sense of new LED products and their manufacturers, and then specifying the most appropriate products for particular facility applications.
New regulations and advancements in paints and coatings can offer managers the opportunity to revisit their planning processes and implement cost-saving tactics that produce longer-lasting, better-looking applications.
A significant healing effect can be achieved by giving patients access to a gardening space, whether as simple as a container garden or a much more involved garden plan.
Maintenance Solutions magazine Achievement Awards honor the accomplishments of facility management professionals in the areas of maintenance, engineering and grounds management.
DuPont offers a training DVD to help employees in healthcare facilities better understand the new Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) Hazard Communication standard.
New standards from the Joint Commission will require hospitals to enhance patient flow through the emergency department by January 2014.
The Healthcare Smart Water Leadership Summit, to be held June 6 - 7 in Chicago, will now also be available via live streaming for those unable to attend in person.
ASHRAE guideline on how to create a facility systems manual is open for public comment through June 2, 2013.