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HOW FACILITIES MANAGEMENT PARTNERSHIPS CAN HELP YOU ACHIEVE LONG-TERM BUSINESS GOALS

HOW FACILITIES MANAGEMENT PARTNERSHIPS CAN HELP YOU ACHIEVE LONG-TERM BUSINESS GOALS

By: Chris Westlake, VP of RK Service In recent years, service providers have started offering facilities management partnerships—a much more comprehensive level of operations management than a variety of one-time services. This type of partnership transcends standard service agreements. An effective facilities management partner can help you achieve long-term business goals, including: Reduced operational expenses […]

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ASSET MANAGEMENT FOR MECHANICAL SYSTEMS

ASSET MANAGEMENT FOR MECHANICAL SYSTEMS

By: Jeff Gannon, RK Service Sales Manager Managing mechanical systems involves a deep understanding of the design, construction, operation and maintenance of the equipment. Asset management relates to the management and enhancement of those mechanical systems. Importance of Optimal Mechanical Systems Mechanical systems are comprised of pumps and filters, among other equipment, that are responsible […]

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The Shocking Truth about Arc Flash Hazards: What Facility Managers and Business Owners Need to Know

The Shocking Truth about Arc Flash Hazards: What Facility Managers and Business Owners Need to Know

By: Rob Parkhurst, RK Electrical Service Manager An arc flash is a type of electrical explosion that occurs when electric current travels through the air between two conductors or a conductor and the ground. More specifically, the arc flash is the heat and light created by an electrically energized arc. What Causes An Arc Flash? Accidentally […]

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Facilities Management Partnerships: 5 Ways They Can Help You Reach Your Operational Goals

Facilities Management Partnerships: 5 Ways They Can Help You Reach Your Operational Goals

By: Steve Steiner, RK Service Account Manager Facilities management is the maintenance of buildings and equipment. It’s a complex and difficult job which is necessary to support and help improve the effectiveness of any business. Effective facilities management aids in providing a safe and efficient working environment; and contributes to the delivery of strategic and […]

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DID SPRING HAIL DAMAGE YOUR HVAC EQUIPMENT?

DID SPRING HAIL DAMAGE YOUR HVAC EQUIPMENT?

By: Doug Wilson, RK Service, Account Manager Colorado is known for its severe spring and summer storms, and they typically include large hailstones. Hail forms when updrafts in thunderstorms pull rain up into frigid areas of the atmosphere where they freeze into ice pellets. When the storm can no longer support the weight of the […]

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SPRING CLEANING: COMMERCIAL DRAINAGE SYSTEMS

SPRING CLEANING: COMMERCIAL DRAINAGE SYSTEMS

By: James Carr, RK Service General Superintendent Spring cleaning for drainage systems should be an annual practice for businesses. It can identify issues before they become major problems. As the weather becomes warmer, drains, pipes and equipment should be checked to make sure they aren’t damaged and are working properly. SPRING WEATHER REVEALS PIPE DAMAGE Extreme […]

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