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The Most Common Summer Problems in School Facilities Management and How to Solve Them

The Most Common Summer Problems in School Facilities Management and How to Solve Them As the school year ends and summer vacation begins, the facilities team can use lower occupancy to enhance school buildings. But what are the most common problems they face during the summer months? And more importantly, how can they solve them? In this blog, we've got the scoop on the top 5 problems in school summer facilities management and how to tackle them like a pro.

Revitalizing Aging Buildings: Best Practices and Policies for Higher Education Facilities

Revitalizing Aging Buildings: Best Practices and Policies for Higher Education Facilities Higher education facilities play a crucial role in shaping the future of our society. They provide students a platform to learn, grow, and build their careers. However, maintaining these facilities can take time and effort, particularly regarding aging buildings.

How can I improve preventive maintenance for facilities?

How can I improve preventive maintenance for facilities planning? Preventive maintenance is critical for optimal operational conditions for your organization's physical assets. This typically involves regular inspections to detect and correct defaults and repair deficiencies before a breakdown occurs. Here we discuss three tips for improving your organization's preventive maintenance program.

Why is accurate reporting important for facilities management?

Why is accurate reporting necessary for facilities management?  Accurate reporting is essential for facilities management and capital planning because it is the most precise way to define the next steps regarding procuring financial, programmatic, and staff resources. Equally important is the practice facility managers present this data.

What should Facility Managers do to prepare buildings for Spring?

What are the essential tasks that Facility Managers must do to prepare for Spring? As the seasons shift from the dark days of winter to the renewal of springtime, many areas across the United States experience variable climate change from savage spring downpours to rapidly melting snow and frost left over from winter.

3 Cool Smart City Projects You Need to Know About

At Intellis, we keep a watchful eye on technological developments that have the potential to transform the Facilities Management Industry. One area that we are continually excited about is Smart Cities. The Smart Cities revolution will make it easier to leverage data to maintain the built environment more efficiently.

Smart ways to improve your preventive maintenance program

September is National Preparedness Month, which promotes family and community disaster planning now and throughout the year. As our nation continues to respond to COVID-19, there is no better time to be involved this September.

The top 3 tips for protecting empty buildings due to COVID-19

So many once busy buildings are now practically left empty or admitting only a few visitors a day. Now is the time to ensure all facilities and assets are protected by reviewing security measures and updating procedures.

Intellis software improves buildings and promotes health and wellbeing of students and staff

The health of our buildings, particularly, k to 12 schools and colleges and university facilities, is more important than ever.

How to make operations at colleges and universities more efficient during COVID-19 and in the future

Empowering colleges and universities with innovative strategies and solutions that make collecting data for facility condition assessments and developing justifiable capital plans a whole lot easier is our mission.