Maintenance & Operations http://asumag.com/taxonomy/term/7494/more en Reducing building engineer jobs raises safety concerns in Minneapolis district http://asumag.com/business-finance/reducing-building-engineer-jobs-raises-safety-concerns-minneapolis-district <div class="node-body article-body">District is cutting back engineers and assistant engineers to help close a $28 million shortfall.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/reducing-building-engineer-jobs-raises-safety-concerns-minneapolis-district" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/reducing-building-engineer-jobs-raises-safety-concerns-minneapolis-district#comments Maintenance & Operations Business & Finance Fire & Life Safety Fri, 21 Apr 2017 15:37:00 +0000 69201 at http://asumag.com America's school facilities get a D+ from civil engineers group http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/americas-school-facilities-get-d-civil-engineers-group <div class="node-body article-body">The American Society of Civil Engineers' Infrastructure Report Card says 24% of the nation's 100,000 public school buildings are in fair or poor shape.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/americas-school-facilities-get-d-civil-engineers-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/americas-school-facilities-get-d-civil-engineers-group#comments Funding Maintenance & Operations Renovation Construction Mon, 13 Mar 2017 20:48:00 +0000 68151 at http://asumag.com American Society of Civil Engineers Louisiana colleges cope with $1.7 billion in deferred maintenance http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/louisiana-colleges-cope-17-billion-deferred-maintenance <div class="node-body article-body">Backlog of repairs has grown as administrators focused on surviving budget cuts.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/louisiana-colleges-cope-17-billion-deferred-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/louisiana-colleges-cope-17-billion-deferred-maintenance#comments Maintenance & Operations Mon, 06 Mar 2017 14:09:00 +0000 68051 at http://asumag.com <p>The LSU System has more than $1 billion in deferred maintenance needs, according to state budget figures.</p> Los Angeles district sues city over contaminated soil at high school http://asumag.com/business-finance/los-angeles-district-sues-city-over-contaminated-soil-high-school <div class="node-body article-body">District says lead- and arsenic-tainted soil has migrated from housing authority land to the campus of David Starr Jordan High School.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/business-finance/los-angeles-district-sues-city-over-contaminated-soil-high-school" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/business-finance/los-angeles-district-sues-city-over-contaminated-soil-high-school#comments Maintenance & Operations Business & Finance Safety & Security Fri, 03 Mar 2017 21:53:00 +0000 68031 at http://asumag.com School district, teachers union settle lawsuit over poor building conditions in Detroit http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/school-district-teachers-union-settle-lawsuit-over-poor-building-conditions-d <div class="node-body article-body">Five-person committee will ensure that building repair requests in the school system are handled promptly.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/school-district-teachers-union-settle-lawsuit-over-poor-building-conditions-d" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/school-district-teachers-union-settle-lawsuit-over-poor-building-conditions-d#comments Maintenance & Operations Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Fire & Life Safety Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:44:00 +0000 66931 at http://asumag.com <p>Many schools in Detroit had to close last year because of a teacher sickout&nbsp;protesting poor building conditions.</p> Newark (N.J.) district sues over deteriorating artificial turf fields http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/newark-nj-district-sues-over-deteriorating-artificial-turf-fields <div class="node-body article-body">Class-action suit alleges that FieldTurf sold field surfaces despite evidence that they had a track record of falling apart.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/newark-nj-district-sues-over-deteriorating-artificial-turf-fields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/newark-nj-district-sues-over-deteriorating-artificial-turf-fields#comments Recreation & Athletic Facilities Maintenance & Operations Thu, 08 Dec 2016 17:24:00 +0000 66091 at http://asumag.com FieldTurf Fire-damaged residence hall at Loras College will be torn down http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/fire-damaged-residence-hall-loras-college-will-be-torn-down <div class="node-body article-body">A fire in March at the Dubuque, Iowa, school heavily damaged the north end of the Visitation Complex student residence hall.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/fire-damaged-residence-hall-loras-college-will-be-torn-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/fire-damaged-residence-hall-loras-college-will-be-torn-down#comments Facility Planning Maintenance & Operations Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:50:00 +0000 66041 at http://asumag.com <p>A fire in March heavily damaged the north building of the Visitation Complex at Loras College.</p> KCRG-TV The Rise of IoT is Prompting Facilities Professionals to Invest in Analytics http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/rise-iot-prompting-facilities-professionals-invest-analytics <div class="field-byline"> Content Sponsored by Schneider Electric </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Facility managers are increasingly adapting their building maintenance strategies and maintenance policies within the next year, according to a new study commissioned by Schneider Electric. Sixty-five percent of respondents are also planning to increase investment in building capital expenses, including advanced building technologies that manage and glean insights from new data sets. Learn more about how IoT is prompting facility professionals to invest in analytics.</p></div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/rise-iot-prompting-facilities-professionals-invest-analytics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/rise-iot-prompting-facilities-professionals-invest-analytics#comments Maintenance & Operations Mon, 12 Sep 2016 19:59:00 +0000 63921 at http://asumag.com More money for maintenance http://asumag.com/deferred-maintenance/more-money-maintenance <div class="node-body article-body">School advocates in California seek billions to address facility deficiencies.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/deferred-maintenance/more-money-maintenance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/deferred-maintenance/more-money-maintenance#comments Funding Maintenance & Operations Silver Thu, 01 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000 64221 at http://asumag.com Fleet Confidential http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/fleet-confidential <div class="field-byline"> Sam King </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nine tips for purchasing utility terrain vehicles.</div> <p><a href="http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/fleet-confidential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://asumag.com/maintenance-operations/fleet-confidential#comments Maintenance & Operations Transportation & Parking Silver Fri, 19 Aug 2016 03:57:00 +0000 63381 at http://asumag.com Image courtesy Club Car.