This blog is the first in a series that will look at some of the tools available to facilities managers to help them understand the condition and needs of their high-rise façades.
Façade Leaks: Records Are The Best Clues
This blog will look at how we can capture the details of high-rise façade leaks to make investigations and repairs more efficient and avoid the usual looking-for-a-needle-in-a-haystack scenario.
Time and Gravity Bite: The Case for Façade Forward Maintenance Plans
This blog will look at the importance of forward maintenance plans (FMP) and how getting to know your building can prevent the type of failures occurring that could potentially harm a passer-by, or worse. This blog looks at FMPs for the façade, which is often neglected, albeit with clean windows.
Asset or Sleeping Liability: The Case for Façade Technical Due Diligence
This blog will discuss the reasons why the technical due diligence (TDD) process is so important if you want to avoid costly failures.