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Brian Kolhoff

Brian Kolhoff is an experienced engineer with more than 20 years’ experience working in the mechanical and energy industries. He brings his skills in digital facility management, LEED consulting, and data-driven energy reduction technologies to help drive solutions for mechanical and electrical systems in today and tomorrow’s buildings.

Predictive Maintenance vs. Preventive Maintenance: Understanding the Difference

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Brian Kolhoff

Proactive rather than reactive maintenance is quickly becoming the norm for enlightened facility managers who want to protect building assets and decrease costs. This approach relies on effective monitoring to ensure actual and anticipated equipment issues are identified before they become more difficult and expensive problems. But there are multiple ways to anticipate issues.

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5 Building Maintenance Procedures That Benefit from Automation

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Brian Kolhoff

These days, just about anything that happens in a building can be automated. That said, not everything that can be automated should be.

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