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3 Advantages of Integrating a CMMS for Your Facility

Imagine going into a busy Saturday with enough errands to last the entire day. What’s the first thing you’re likely to bring with you? Probably the list of tasks, and maybe even a schedule of the times by which you need to have each of them completed. 
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[VIDEO] Why Multifamily Residences Choose Able Services for Building Operations and Maintenance

At Able Services, we provide high-rise residential services and building operations to create the best possible living environments for your residents. We keep communities operating efficiently through our comprehensive service offerings and equipment—it’s what we do best. 
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Facility Management

NYC Local Law 152: Recurring Gas Piping Inspections

As New York City strives to meet the standards set in its Green New Deal, new laws aimed at curbing greenhouse gas emissions are continuously being implemented. Part of New York’s Climate Action Council’s comprehensive plan seeks to make New York State carbon neutral by 2040 by reducing emissions from all major sources, including transportation, electricity, industry, commercial activity, agriculture and buildings.
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Engineering

The Benefits of Having a Preventative Maintenance Plan for Your Building

A run-to-fail methodology, where maintenance is performed after a problem is discovered, is like refusing to visit the dentist for a cleaning and then only going in once you have a painful cavity. Instead, servicing a building's equipment with a standardized preventative maintenance program will help you avoid an unnecessary service interruption. In the long run, this program can improve the performance and extend the life of the equipment at your property.
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Engineering

Understanding and Preparing Your Building for NYC, Local Law 97

As one of the most aggressive climate change programs in the country, New York’s Green New Deal seeks to put the state on track for a carbon neutral economy. As part of New York City’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from buildings, several compliance standards have been put into law, including Local Law 97, which is a commitment to increase the sustainability of buildings in the city.
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Engineering

Critical HVAC Maintenance During Low-Occupancy Periods in the Hospitality Industry

Due to COVID-19 and the subsequent shelter in place orders, the travel and hotel industries were some of the first industries to experience economic setbacks. Without occupants, hotel management might assume shutting down the HVAC system would be a cost-saving solution. However, an underutilized HVAC system can cause potential short-term and long-term issues, poor indoor air quality and damage to the interior room and its furnishings.
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