Search Results for: facilities maintenance

Facilities Maintenance for Public Housing is More Than Just Maintaining Buildings

To ensure a safe, functional living environment for residents of the buildings they manage, facilities managers must effectively maintain their facilities’ units, common areas, grounds and building systems (equipment). Like any responsible manager of … [Read more...]

Facilities Maintenance

Facilities Maintenance Re-engineering for a Multi-campus Hospital System A hospital’s reputation is founded on not only its medical expertise but also its professional staff, systems, technologies and equipment. To optimize performance in the latter … [Read more...]

How to Support a Proactive Culture in Your Facilities Maintenance Department

Facilities maintenance (FM) is often treated as a weak sister by healthcare facility management and doesn’t always get the respect or funding it deserves. Is your FM department properly configured to deliver its full value to your facility’s … [Read more...]

Facilities Maintenance Planning

Nine Reasons Your Facilities Maintenance Planning & Scheduling Effort Isn’t Giving You the Benefits You Expect When we do an assessment of a client's maintenance department, we always start with the planner. If planning is humming along nicely, … [Read more...]

DPA’s Maintenance Best Practice Program

Maintenance Improvement & Asset Management Is your organization comprehensively assessing equipment maintenance requirements, utilization, safety monitoring and incident tracking programs? Daniel Penn’s Maintenance Best Practice Program can … [Read more...]

12 Tips to Sustain Improvement in Lean Equipment Maintenance Programs

Overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). Total productive maintenance (TPM). Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM). The guidelines are not new. But for companies that truly want to maximize their equipment uptime, productivity and quality, a … [Read more...]

Preventive and Predictive Maintenance

Manufacturing: Preventive and Predictive Maintenance for a Pharmaceutical Manufacturer At major pharmaceutical manufacturer in New Jersey, the physical plant operations and facilities occupy 208 acre site with 100 buildings and more than 5,000 … [Read more...]

How to Sustain Your Lean Equipment Maintenance Program

“Asset utilization, also called Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) or equipment capacity, is not just the responsibility of one department. It is the responsibility of the entire company. It has the focus of ensuring that nowhere in the world does … [Read more...]

How much is ineffective maintenance costing hospitals?

Every dollar a hospital’s maintenance organization spends on unnecessary labor, equipment or processes erodes their service, reputation and bottom line. Here’s one example of how things can unravel. A major hospital’s facilities maintenance group … [Read more...]

Maintenance Organization

What’s Missing in Your Maintenance Organization? By Steve Mueller, Director of Commercial Operations Regardless of the industry you’re in, effective planning and scheduling can have a profound impact on your maintenance organization‘s … [Read more...]