Even during a run-of-the-mill business year, proactive facility maintenance requires real-time analytics and planning to keep a building’s engines humming. Since our world has been anything but average since COVID-19 hit, that need has only intensified. One of the most valuable lessons for facility managers has arguably been the importance of a strategic preventive maintenance plan for everyday operations and crises.
By staying ahead of both foreseeable and unforeseeable obstacles, facility management teams can address the maintenance, upgrades, and replacement of workplace assets including HVAC, lighting, computers, furniture, printers, equipment and kitchen appliances.
In this guide, we will define preventive maintenance and what it means for today’s businesses. Then, we’ll describe three critical steps to creating a solid, sustainable plan. Finally, you will learn how technology empowers facility and workplace management teams.