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Drain Cleaning Planned Maintenance Can Reduce the Severity of Back-ups

Drain Cleaning Planned Maintenance Can Reduce the Severity of Back-ups

By: Ryan D., Team Leader Drain Service at RK When organizations plan their facilities maintenance budgets, drain cleaning and maintenance is often overlooked as most funds are allocated to HVAC, climate control and general plumbing. For many businesses, once or twice a year is an acceptable schedule for drain maintenance. But for businesses that pass […]

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Oil and Gas Equipment: Why You Should Be Renting

Oil and Gas Equipment: Why You Should Be Renting

By: Michael Malloy, Account Executive for RK Energy Excessive costs associated with maintaining oil and gas sites are risky, the smart solution is to rent equipment instead of purchase it. Due to limited resources, profits can drop drastically because of the substantial up-front cost that comes with buying new equipment. Rental equipment is a great […]

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New Building Standards Keep your Medical Facilities in Good Health

New Building Standards Keep your Medical Facilities in Good Health

Hospital construction requires perfection from conception to completion.  To ensure safety, healthcare building design is governed by codes, standards and regulations. The most recent change in healthcare building standards was to the NFPA 99: Health Care Facilities Code. This code establishes criteria for healthcare systems or services based on the risk to the staff, patients […]

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Boost Facility Performance with Electrical Preventive Maintenance

Boost Facility Performance with Electrical Preventive Maintenance

By: Rob Parkhurst, Electrical When organizations plan their facilities maintenance budgets, electrical maintenance is often overlooked as most funds are allocated to HVAC, climate control and plumbing systems. It’s good to reassess the budget, because proper preventive electrical maintenance helps organizations stay compliant with NFPA 70E, the standard for electrical safety in the workplace. Maintenance […]

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Safety Reminders for Ironworkers

Safety Reminders for Ironworkers

People often admire the skyscrapers which are erected as cities expand and develop.  What many don’t realize is that countless ironworkers get injured every year, often seriously, during the erection of these structures. They frequently work at jaw-dropping heights and, unfortunately, elevated work doesn’t forgive lapses in safety. It also rarely gives second chances. Here […]

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SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES KEEP MEDICAL FACILITY CONSTRUCTION EFFICIENT AND PATIENT-FOCUSED

SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVES KEEP MEDICAL FACILITY CONSTRUCTION EFFICIENT AND PATIENT-FOCUSED

Green building initiatives, including LEED for healthcare v4, and new patient care models have impacted healthcare construction. Sustainable, patient-focused facilities are designed and constructed to be safer, resource efficient and financially beneficial.   Green facilities reduce resource waste through LEED v4. Building owners, facilities managers and contractors are focusing on green building strategies for new […]

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