Posted By Heather Webb, RFMA,
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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Discuss Best Practices on HVAC this Friday
us for these upcoming Peer to Partner Best Practices Calls to
benchmark with your peers and vendor partners:
Friday, April 25, from 1 to 2 p.m. CDT
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You can also register now for May's Peer to
Friday, May 16, from 1 to 2 p.m. CDT
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of these calls!
RFMA office is moving
RFMA office will be moving tomorrow, Wednesday, April 23, and the RFMA
staff's email will be down while the server is being moved. The RFMA
website and all of its features will not be affected. Thanks for your
RFMA's new address is:
5600 Tennyson Parkway, Suite 265
Plano, TX 75024
Join RFMA for our first Regional Round-Up of 2014
us in the new RFMA office space to kick off our first RFMA regional event
of 2014 and Terry Byerly with Pizza Hut's new column series, "Wet
Your APPetite" in our Facilitator magazine. Come socialize
with your RFMA peers and learn how to prepare some delicious appetizers
with Chef William while also learning about the newest app technology to
make the most of your social events. Remember to bring your favorite app
to the party, as well as a fully-charged mobile device!
When: Thursday, June 26, 5-7 p.m.
Where: The New RFMA Office | 5600 Tennyson Parkway Suite 265 |
Plano, Texas 75024
Registration: $15 per person
here to register for this event now!
*You must register online in advance of
the event and be a current RFMA member to attend.
Do you know about 'Design, Construction and Disaster
Facilitator's June/July focus is on
Design, Construction and Disaster Preparedness, and we are currently
looking for editorial not only for this issue, but also for the whole
here for more details about submitting an article, deadlines for
submitting editorial and the focus and topics for each issue of Facilitator.
Facilitator: A royal flush
you operate a restaurant, supermarket, hotel, airport or any other
facility that services the public, your restrooms are very important in
retaining your customer base. Today's customer is more aware of the
cleanliness, hygiene and the use of environmentally friendly products.
America's picky eaters are overhauling the
The Huffington Post
growing number of diners are walking into restaurants knowing exactly
what they want, thanks to an "explosion" of specific diets like
vegan and gluten-free, according to David Just, a Cornell University
behavioral economist who focuses on food. But for diners who rely on the
service traditionally provided by restaurants — to curate a tasty meal tested
by professionals so you don't have to think about it — the proliferation
of choices could leave them feeling stressed out.
What Google Glass could do for the restaurant
Nation's Restaurant News
restaurant brands and organizations are eying Google Glass, a new
technology device from the monolithic search-engine company, as a tool to
use in training and operations as it becomes increasingly available to
If you have water that is being heated for cooking
or beverages then you have scale forming in that equipment. Scale
negatively impacts taste of foods and beverages in addition to the
maintenance nightmare caused in equipment.
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Facility management impacts all aspects of daily
encompasses numerous services, including plant operations and
maintenance; custodial; and grounds, landscape and sports field
maintenance. All of these services impact the quality of life for people.
Recognizing that the physical working, learning and living environment is
critical serves as a fundamental competitive asset in the world today.
Having professional, skilled technicians onsite is beneficial for
preventing and addressing mechanical, electrical and plumbing issues.
CBO: Minimum wage boost would cost $15 billion
The Associated Press via USA Today
Senate Democratic bill gradually increasing the federal minimum wage to
$10.10 an hour would require private businesses to spend $15 billion more
in salaries when it takes full effect in 2017, the Congressional Budget
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Restrooms present opportunity for sustainability,
Today's Facility Manager
the remarkable achievements of the green building movement and the
heightened emphasis placed on sustainable design and construction, more
can be done to reduce the environmental impact of washrooms, which too
often remain hotbeds for resource waste.
Cleaning condenser coils: A commonly neglected
buildings of all types contain various plug-in cooling appliances, such
as refrigerators, freezers, display merchandisers, vending machines and
ice machines. All of these appliances contain a condenser coil unit that
is responsible for transferring the heat content of the air originally in
the cooling enclosure to the atmosphere. Over time, these coils collect
dirt and debris, killing the efficiency of the appliance. To prevent
problems, they must be cleaned on a regular basis.
your business has multiple locations, coordinating all of them is a
massive job. You need one source to get everything functioning as a
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The new Endura XL models received a great response
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& see why your business needs this upcoming addition.
Waitlist management system aims for smartphone
Range Systems recently announced the launch of On Cue for Restaurants, a
complete solution for waitlist management, now available for download in
Apple's app store. Based on a patented technology, On Cue is the only
waitlist application that seamlessly notifies a customer's cellphone or a
Technology playing bigger role in consumers'
is helping define the restaurant industry as much as it is the retail
sector. According to a National Restaurant Association report, nearly
one-fifth of consumers say technology options factor into their decision
to choose a full-service restaurant, and 24 percent of 18- to
34-year-olds say they consider a restaurant's technology option when
selecting where to go.
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