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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

Converting commercial real estate offices into a lab space?

From 2018 to 2020, demand for life science and lab facilities has grown dramatically. In fact, a record $70 billion in capital was invested in American life science companies in 2020 (2021 Life Sciences on the Rise). Paired with a changing demand for office space and a redefined labor market, many commercial real estate stakeholders feel there is an opportunity to pivot their investment.
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Culture

Able's 2021 Northeast & Midwest Summer Interns

Every year Able Services provides early-stage career opportunities in the form of paid internships to students studying facilities. Our internship programs are demanding yet rewarding for students seeking hands on experience in the operations and maintenance of the built environment. From job shadowing, to building audits, our interns gain valuable exposure to various aspects of the commercial building maintenance industry. This Summer's interns from our Midwest and Northeast regions attend the following schools: Temple University Massachusetts Maritime Academy Illinois Institute of Technology SUNY Maritime Academy University of Wisconsin
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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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Janitorial

Cleaning Coalition Janitorial Recommendations for Tri-State Area

In a recent press release, the Cleaning Coalition of America (CCA), a group which represents the country’s largest facilities services and janitorial companies, has provided several helpful recommendations for Tri-State businesses as the Northeast moves swiftly into a post-Covid reality.
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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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Culture

Katie Fraher Spotlight with CREW SF

Katie Fraher, Director of Business Development, was recently 'spotlighted' by CREW SF on their blog. Read the original here or view the reproduction below.
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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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Community

Working Together to Clean-Up the NYC Firefighter's Museum

We’re focused on your facility so you can focus on your work. On May 7, 2021, the NYC Able Services team put on their Able shirts and got to work cleaning and performing basic maintenance tasks at the Official Museum of the New York Fire Department.
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