August 1, 2019

Clutter is easily accumulated, often difficult to dispose of, and a hazard to your facilities.

By clutter I mean those couple of extra desks, the 5’ wide roll of butcher paper left over from “that” project, the sets from the school play twelve years ago, etc.

Stuff just seems to accumulate. Often someone feels that the items can be used again – some day; or that someone will be able to use that – if only we can find that someone; or, we have the space, so what is the harm?

The harm may be that it b...

July 30, 2019

Just Imagine…

Overcast. Cold. Sleeting. Roger walks into the lobby of his office as he does every workday.  Suddenly, he feels an incredible pain in his right knee and a throbbing pain in his head.  He also realizes he’s looking up at the ceiling.  As he is bundled up into the ambulance, the facility manager realizes that if the wet floors in the lobby had been mopped this could have been avoided.

Properly managing a facility’s risk makes financial sense, but most importantly greatly inc...

May 15, 2019

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) observes the period from 01 June to 30 November as hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin. Typically, the peak period is mid-August through late-October. Both Accuweather and Colorado State University’s Department of Atmospheric Science Tropical Meteorology Project are calling for a near- normal hurricane season. What is normal? For 2019 that amounts to around 13 named storms with 5 becoming hurricanes and 2 becoming major (winds in excess...

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Dowler Construction Services

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