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Facilities Services

5 Questions to Ask on Your Facility Management RFP

Selecting a facility management provider is so much more than buying any other product or service. It is identifying a partner that will become a crucial part of your operations.
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Working With Unions 101: Everything You Need to Know

Over the decades, unions have been credited with introducing a number of work protections that have improved the overall work environment for not only their members, but also for those who work with them. However, working with unions to fill your key job positions can bring a number of new complexities and challenges to employers who are unfamiliar with their structure or who do not have the time to engage with them sufficiently. 
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Janitorial

7 Things to Look For in a Janitorial Services Partner

First impressions between people are often subtle, almost unnoticeable, yet they strongly influence our interactions. When it comes to buildings, a first impression is more quickly noticeable. A shining lobby, tidy office space or pristine hallway floor are clear reflections of your business to your customers or clients. 
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Kicking COVID-19: 8 Articles to Prepare Your Building Operations for the Return of Employees

As the world slowly recovers from the setbacks of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are beginning to see the shift from virtual work back to the physical workplace. This return has occurred, in part, because of a national decrease in cases and increase in vaccinations, yet accompanying this progress are variants of the virus. 
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Sustainability

3 Steps to Make Fitwel Certification a Reality

People spend at least 90 percent of their time inside, so it is understandable that organizations that want to keep employees healthy, productive and happy are willing to go the extra mile to make the most of their workspaces.
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Facilities Services

7 Ways Outsourcing With a Facilities Service Partner Saves Costs

If there is one thing the last year has taught us, it is the need to be flexible and prepared for anything. This is especially important in the facilities management field, where occupancy levels and building maintenance needs are fluctuating more than ever.
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Culture

Employee Spotlight - Brian from Philadelphia

Earlier this month Erica Overstreet, Engineering Coordinator, sat down with Brian Kemper to learn more about his role as a Assistant Chief Engineer at Able Services. Here is her conversation with Brian:
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Safety

Are Your Facilities Ready for the Return to Work?

As tenants begin to look forward to the time when they can reunite and collaborate with their colleagues and have access to office resources again, now is the time for facilities managers to work beyond implementing basic Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations.
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Sustainability

Blue Star Award Winning Chief Engineer - Troy Woodcox

Troy Woodcox is the Chief Engineer of a 290k sq. ft. commercial facility in San Francisco and recently was awarded the Blue Star Award from his building for their sustainability efforts. We caught up with Troy to learn more about his award-winning work.
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Facilities Services

The Pros and Cons of UV Light Disinfection

The last year has introduced a lot of new challenges and changes to the way we traditionally get work done. At the same time, these new hurdles have also inspired and elevated new solutions and methods, demonstrating once again that we are more resilient than we even thought.
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