Prevent Introduction of FOG through Regular Maintenance

To prevent the introduction of fats, oils and grease (FOG) into the local sewer and water systems, it’s imperative that you follow recommended maintenance practices for your grease traps and interceptors. The grease traps and interceptor systems must be inspected to insure proper functionality during each pump out occurrence. For an interceptor, (750 gallons or […]

Improve Your Trash & Recycling Practices

We are all concerned about waste removal, but have you considered implementing waste prevention and recycling programs?    You can work with the employees at your facility by actively engaging and educating them, and get their help identifying markets for your recovered materials. The most effective way to reduce your organization’s waste is to generate less […]

Why You Need a Handyman

At any large facility or group of facilities, ongoing maintenance can quickly become overwhelming.  Without regular maintenance, your facility can quickly fall into a state of disrepair. Likewise, when you have ongoing maintenance issues from light electrical, to plumbing, to patching and painting, or even installing fixtures, your day can quickly become filled with appointments, […]

Sustainability in the Restaurant Industry

Doing what is right for the long-term success of your business, as well as your community and its environment, is the responsible way to achieve business sustainability. Being a sustainable business optimizes your facility – in striving for zero waste, you can save money, and energy is conserved. Since the start of the 21st Century, […]

Water Leaks Can Cost You

Being a property or facilities manager is a career that requires wearing several hats. You must be informed of current trends and regulations in various fields directly related to managing several properties simultaneously – such as plumbing, HVAC, electrical, fire safety, OSHA, and waste removal regulations. Plumbing is at the top of the priority list […]

Tackle your Storage Challenges with a Bulk Pick Up

Last month, a Philadelphia news website was given a tour of Philadelphia’s City Hall, and the big takeaway from the coverage was the over 500 pieces of outdated office furniture stacked up for hundreds of feet in a sub-basement of City Hall.  Mountains of old desks, filing cabinets, chairs, lamps and other equipment, some of […]

Stop Contributing to your Community FOG

Fats, oils and grease (FOG) continue to plague sewer systems across the country by reducing sewer line capacity, clogging sewer lines and gumming up wastewater treatment plant works. Part of the reason is that the fats, oils and grease that make up FOG are distinct, entering the sewer system from different sources and possessing unique chemical […]

Refrigerant Leaks Can Cost You

Refrigerant leaks result in inefficiencies and higher operating costs at your facility.  They also result in occupant discomfort, and the inability of your HVAC system to meet the cooling and heating requirements of your building. Losses due to leaks can be significant and often go unnoticed, especially in a multi-building distribution system where piping may […]

Dumpster Wash That Packs a Punch

Why should a dumpster be washed when it is just going to get dirty again anyway? There is a common misconception that trash goes in a dumpster so there’s no reason to clean the trash receptacle, but dumpsters and chutes need to be washed for sanitary reasons. Trash bags will often leak liquids, food and […]

Recycle Your Vegetable Oil

U.S. automobiles consume enough fuel to cover a regulation-size football field to the depth of about 40 miles, yearly! As a nation we are consuming approximately 20 million barrels of oil a day, making our country the number one consumer of non-renewable fossil fuels in the world. The Vegetable Oil Alternative Vegetable oil as a […]

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