Build an ALL-STAR Facility Team in 4 Steps

Posted on July 13th, 2019 by Mariel Nowack

When it comes to your facilities team, are you getting the results you want? Your facilities team should provide your business with the appropriate mix and level of support to maintain your facilities to your standard of care. Of all the models, methods, and tools out there, there is no “right” way. Your facilities are […]

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5 CORE FUNCTIONS of a Facilities Team

Posted on July 3rd, 2019 by Mariel Nowack

In-house or outsourced, your facility team should be focused on these 5 Core Functions. Preventative Maintenance Also known as “planned maintenance”. Don’t get us started on why it’s important. Preventative Maintenance includes planned or scheduled maintenance services on any part of your facility. Anything from landscaping, to snow removal, to HVAC maintenance, to cleaning can […]

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Safety in Facilities Management

Posted on June 21st, 2019 by Anthony Riccio

June is national safety month! As a facility maintenance and management company, we pride ourselves in creating value for our clients based on the services we provide. Our top priority is the safety of occupants in each building we manage on behalf of our clients. One way we do that is ensuring preventative maintenance is […]

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INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Healthcare Facility Management Pain Points

Posted on June 14th, 2019 by One Source Companies

The idea of “facility management” can encompass a lot of different things – especially when it comes to the increasingly complex world of healthcare and medical facilities. Let’s start with the basics: these are the ten most important things that owners and managers of healthcare facilities need to consider. Now that you know the pain […]

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The Cost of Facility Management: Hiring In-House vs. Outsourcing

Posted on March 7th, 2019 by Mariel Nowack

In an outsourced strategy, ONE SOURCE could manage this portfolio for 15 – 34% less in administrative costs and offer a suite of services and the facility expertise that would exceed that of a full time facility manager.

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The Importance of Preventative Maintenance

Posted on January 18th, 2019 by One Source Companies

Preventative maintenance is scheduled, routine maintenance that is performed on a building, equipment, or any other depreciating asset. It is essential to maximizing the life of these assets and should be a top priority in your facility management program across all locations!

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6 Quick Cold Weather Maintenance Tips

Posted on December 29th, 2018 by Mariel Nowack

ONE SOURCE is in the heart of New England here in Wallingford, CT and there’s nothing we love to talk about more than the wildly erratic yet beautiful weather. A favorite quote of mine from Mark Twain is “If you don’t like the weather in New England now, just wait a few minutes.” New England […]

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Snow Worries: How to Write a Snow Removal Scope of Work

Posted on December 20th, 2018 by Mariel Nowack

Here is all the information you’ll need to send to contractors in order to get a snow removal plan and contract in place before the winter weather hits.

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What’s your IEQ? 6 ways to IMMEDIATELY improve indoor environmental quality

Posted on December 7th, 2018 by Mariel Nowack

Indoor. Environmental. Quality. Buildings do not exist simply as shelter and storage, we believe they exist to provide a functional, healthy, and productive space to building users. Do you agree? We hope so. The question we want you to consider as you read on is how important is IEQ to the success of your business? And is […]

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6 Challenges of Multi-Site Maintenance Management

Posted on October 19th, 2018 by Mariel Nowack

We believe that the priority as a facility manager is building occupant health, safety, comfort, and overall well-being. If you take care of the building and all its systems, the occupants will thrive. This becomes increasingly challenging to manage when you have multiple buildings that are geographically dispersed across a region. If you are in […]

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