From a facilities maintenance perspective, the supply chain works as a system that continuously delivers the services, materials, and parts needed to meet maintenance needs. Unfortunately, wide-ranging problems have interrupted the efficiency of the global supply chain and the flow of parts needed to maintain and repair facility assets.
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New Ebook: With our ongoing supply chain issues, machine parts and maintenance are increasingly hard to organize. There are also additional clean air priorities facility managers are trying to comply with in the last few years adding further pressure on keeping to maintenance schedules.
Buildings are not designed to be shut down for months. When reopening any building to employees and customers, facility managers need to follow ASHRAE, government, and state guidance on how to prepare and maintain buildings for the immediate future.
In our last few posts, we've been looking at best practices on maintaining building equipment. Our posts Be Strategic with Building Scheduled Maintenance and How To Test The Quality Of Your Preventative Maintenance look at how to get the most out of equipment maintenance. In this post, we will look at how you can use data to evaluate whether to replace or repair equipment, even while a technician is on site.
In our post Be Strategic with Your Building's Scheduled Maintenance, we looked at the benefits of moving beyond arbitrary PM schedules and how using your building's data can help you spend money wisely. We now look at how you can use building data to see how well PMs are being carried out.