As the dawn of June 6th, 1944 approached the coastlines of France, the tide was on the verge of turning for the Allied Forces in their pursuit of winning World War II. Some 76 years later, the world still remembers the day of the largest seaborne invasion in history, and all those who fought on the beaches. We at GSH are thankful and proud of all the troops, including the many Combat Engineers who made history on that momentous day.Continue reading “GSH Remembers D-Day”
Facilities Management: Working From Home
Working from home can pose many challenges to Facilities Managers, but for those who can leverage the power of Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS), like IBM’s Maximo platform it doesn’t matter where you are working from: boiler room, board room, roadside or bedside.
Wildfires can be extremely destructive to you and your building. Read more to learn about GSH’s recommendations for both your home and your office in the event of an emergency!
Plastic provides many benefits: cheap and easy to manufacture, lightweight and durable. Unfortunately, these resilient properties mean that it is nearly impossible for it to breakdown naturally. Sustainable waste management is an important aspect of Facilities Management, and minimizing plastic waste is a key objective for GSH and our clients. Continue reading to learn more…
The GSH Academy will be entering it’s 3rd year with classes beginning in August 2019. Overall, the Academy has been a tremendous success allowing our students to gain advanced skills and industry knowledge. Also, our students are building a network of instructors, fellow students, and coworkers that will be able to support them for their career. We have already seen our students take on higher level work, and we anticipate that their growth and the expansion of the program will help to solve the industry problem of the aging work force.
Joe Annino, Regional Engineering Manager, had the opportunity to sit down with our Academy student, Armando Peraza, in his engineering office at 4000 Shoreline to talk about time with GSH and our Academy.
Continue reading “GSH Academy Update: An Interview with Armando Peraza”
What if you could help mitigate climate change, while saving money for your business? Think about your organisation: How do your staff travel to work? Do you always turn the lights off when they’re not required? What temperature is the thermostat set? How much waste is produced and how is it managed?
These, and many other factors, all contribute to the carbon footprint of an organisation. To find out more, and how GSH can help you to save your organisation money, read on…
Continue reading “How Reducing Your Carbon Footprint Can Save Your Organisation Money”
Does your office sometimes struggle to find a temperature that suits all of your employees?
Climate control inside a building has been a constant battle for tenants no matter the type of facility, location, industry, etc. We often find that it is either too cold or too hot, which makes it uncomfortable for our employees to fulfill their day to day responsibilities, in a comfortable environment. This is an on-going issue that most office environments experience.