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How Deficient Preventative Maintenance Impacts Power Plants

By Paul Salvaggio | Published December 7th, 2017
How Poor Preventative Maintenance Measures Impact Power Plants In April, an electrical component on an emergency generator at a major nuclear power plant failed during a scheduled test. This was due in part, to inadequate preventive maintenance measures. As a result, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission increased oversight of the facility pending resolution of the issue. A nuclear meltdown is perhaps the most terrifying […]

Disneyland Legionnaires Cases Raise Cooling Tower Preventative Maintenance Questions

By Paul Salvaggio | Published November 24th, 2017
Disneyland Legionnaires Cases Raise Cooling Tower Preventative Maintenance Questions Recent legionnaires news at Disneyland is the latest reminder that this public safety and HVAC maintenance issue isn’t going away anytime soon. As mentioned in previous posts, Legionnaires’ disease is a serious and sometimes fatal disease that affects the lungs as a severe strain of pneumonia. It can be contracted through poorly treated or untreated […]

How Facility Managers Can Comply with Energy Benchmarking Laws

By Paul Salvaggio | Published November 17th, 2017
How Facility Managers Can Comply with Energy Benchmarking Laws Energy and water conservation have become an industry focus in the last decade as more discussion has surrounded the depletion of natural resources. Government policy regarding conservation include regulations regarding traditional usage along with incentives for using renewable energy sources. Today, it has become more common for local bodies to fine facilities for non-compliance with […]

How Facility Managers Can Comply with Energy Benchmarking Laws

By Paul Salvaggio | Published November 17th, 2017
How Facility Managers Can Comply with Energy Benchmarking Laws Energy and water conservation have become an industry focus in the last decade as more discussion has surrounded the depletion of natural resources. Government policy regarding conservation include regulations regarding traditional usage along with incentives for using renewable energy sources. Today, it has become more common for local bodies to fine facilities for non-compliance with […]

Setting up Seated Licenses in PTC Integrity Lifecycle Manager

By Steve Lundy | Published November 14th, 2017

When it comes to licensing your PTC Integrity Lifecycle Manager server, you have the option of either purchasing seated licenses, floating licenses, or some combination thereof to service your user community.  In this blog, I am going to discuss how to implement seat licenses into your PTC Integrity Lifecycle Manager environment.  I am not going to discuss how to generate a new license file, nor am I going to discuss how you can install and configure FLEXnet for PTC Integrity.

Hurricane Floodwaters Now Mold Breeding Grounds at Many Facilities

By Paul Salvaggio | Published November 9th, 2017
Hurricane Floodwaters Now Mold Breeding Grounds at Many Facilities Although the initial cleanup from hurricane rain and floodwaters is nearly finished, facility managers in the south have an ensuing issue to now consider – indoor air quality (IAQ). Standing water and wet materials are breeding grounds for fast-growing microorganisms such as mold and bacteria. Failing to remove contaminated materials and reduce moisture and humidity […]