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May/June 2016

Facility Maintenance Edition

News and Updates

  • Special Financing Options for Club Car Utility Vehicles - Now through June 30th, 2016, you can pick two unique financing options (from a list of four) when you purchase or lease a new 2015 or 2016 utility vehicle or passenger transport vehicle from Club Car. The Club Car program offers Alliance members discounts up to 20% on a variety of vehicles and accessories. For a limited time you can combine these discounts with the benefits offered through this Pick 2 Sales Event. Learn more about this special limited-time offer.
  • Discounts on PPG Paints Products - Now through July 17th, 2016, receive discounts on a variety of PPG Paints products, such as 40% off tools, 25% off patching products, 15% off primers/sealers/adhesives, and more. To learn more about this promotion contact Chip Belcastro at and reference Promo Code 16JJPV.

Articles and Best Practices

A Simple Approach to Conducting Facility Condition Assessments

By Grace Flack - FacilityDude

Conducting a facility condition assessment (FCA) can be a daunting and extensive task. But, given the fact that the average building age in the United States is 41 years old, an FCA is something that shouldn't be overlooked. Using a method coined by FacilityDude called APPEM, you can take a much more strategic and efficient approach to conducting your FCA, while making it a much easier task to tackle.

Learn more about the APPEM method >>


Working Hard and Smart With Motorized Material Handling Carts

By Kate Hofmann - Amigo Mobility

While working hard is important, working hard does not always mean working smart.

Facility managers face the risk of employee injury, no matter the industry or size of the business. For employees involved with material handling, the risk is even higher. Learn how motorized material handling carts can help you increase efficiency in your facility while reducing risk of employee injury.

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5 Easy Tips for Choosing ADA Compliant Toilets

An article from Ferguson's Trade Talk blog

By Heather Mahr

No bathroom is complete without the right toilet. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) regulates almost every specification in a bathroom, including toilet dimensions and installation, to ensure accessibility to all people. Use these tips to help you find the right ADA toilet to transform a regular bathroom into an ADA bathroom.

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