At FI•CON Construction and Fabrication, we understand the significant investment you make building your facility. Buildings involve considerable capital investment and it’s crucial to manage and maintain them properly. Once the construction is complete, property managers must ensure their practices will extend the lifespan of this valuable asset. Building systems require regular and effective interventions to keep working in good condition. This process often leads to several simple and complex challenges involving multiple parties. The key is being proactive and addressing issues early to minimize costs in building management services. The following are a few of the most common building management challenges in today’s world and their solutions.
Regular Safety Drills
It’s vital to conduct safety drills on a routine basis to react to emergencies adequately. Devise a solid emergency plan featuring safety and evacuation drills. Moreover, stay on top of equipment checks to ensure the safety of people in the building. This practice will also save you from expensive litigation.
Proper use of records and data
Record keeping often gets overwhelming, especially when you have a significant amount of data to analyze. Using automated, computerized management systems can make the job easier. This type of software collects and analyzes data and reports it back to you to assist in decision-making.
When it comes to building maintenance, controlling costs can be difficult. When you have a strict budget, the pressure of doing more for less is considerable. The best way to manage expenses efficiently is by planning carefully and allocating the resources smartly. Check if unnecessary use of energy is increasing costs. Moreover, have a proactive maintenance plan in place rather than reactive to cut down maintenance costs significantly.
Outsourcing building management services
Often, the best solution to cost-effective and efficient building management services is to hire a professional that knows the ins and outs of the work. FI•CON offers building management services, including:
- Plant outage services for chemical processing, mining, power generation, cement, pulp and paper, food and beverage, and general manufacturing/distribution.
- Permanent on-site maintenance services for planned and unplanned maintenance requirements as well as capital projects.
- Contract maintenance service for mechanical and structural equipment, such as piping, tanks, conveyor systems, air-handling systems, dust collection systems, platforms, stairways, and other systems.
FI•CON offers fabrication and construction services for the most challenging projects. By combining these two services and our strategic engineering partnerships, we can design, construct, and customize a project to meet your building and fabrication requirements. We work in a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, ports, mining, education, warehousing, health care, retail, and water treatment. To discuss your next project, contact us at ficonusa.com or (386) 792-3060.