A whack a mole approach to school rebuilding

A whack a mole approach to school rebuilding

On the 29th June there was welcome news from the UK government that it is to spend £1bn on re-building schools in England. It’s worth spending a few minutes looking behind the headlines at the detail and the scale of problem this funding is trying to tackle....
Maintenance job prioritisation – why weight?

Maintenance job prioritisation – why weight?

Everyone accepts that in maintenance, job prioritisation is important: do the most urgent stuff first, right? Many facilities teams use a simple scale to prioritise job requests such as one-to-five or low-to-critical. These approaches have the benefit of being simple...
Roofs, Aerial Drone Surveys and Plans

Roofs, Aerial Drone Surveys and Plans

Roof inspection and condition surveys. Managing the condition and maintenance of roofs is an essential activity. The increasing use of drones has made roofs much more accessible for surveys saving costs and making it safer to collect data. However, whether a roof...

Using spreadsheets for CAFM

Does your buildings and estates data look something like this? Or even like this… Sometimes it can feel like you’re trying to peer through the shutters around your data to gain insights into your information. If so you’re not alone. A survey of facilities managers...
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