My personalized preventive maintenance program saved me from replacing my hot water heater. That’s important to my bottom line.

Retail Facilities Maintenance

Our Mission: To Become the Leader in Retail Facility Preventive Maintenance Quality, Consistency, and Efficiency.

Pickett Facilities Maintenance is a self performing, insured, bonded and uniformed full-service facility maintenance division of A. Pickett Construction, Inc. We provide a comprehensive service menu capable of performing within the customer’s budgetary restraints, 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Pickett Facilities Maintenance is equipped and setup to work around the clock to ensure minimal operational impacts.

Personalized Preventive Maintenance Programs

Implementing a Preventive Maintenance Program will enable you to detect and prevent many problems before they become incidents, impacting your operations and ultimately, customer sales, gross revenue and profit.

Combining your Preventive Maintenance Program with effective quality monitoring will provide a means of measuring the effectiveness of the maintenance activities, identifying repeat offenders and allowing more time to make critical capital decisions.

Retail Facility Preventive Maintenance Benefits

  • Reduced Operational Impacts; Maintain Gross Sales Targets
  • Increased Life Expectancy of Critical Facility Infrastructure and Sales Environment
  • More Economical Use of Maintenance Staff Because They Are Working to a Schedule Rather Than Reacting to Emergencies
  • Timely Routine Repairs Means Fewer Large-scale Repairs
  • Lower Repair Costs, There Will Be Fewer Secondary Failures
  • Improved Safety Conditions; Safe Environments Produce Healthy Returns

GREEN MAINTENANCE
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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How can I conserve water?

Use water efficient fixtures, flow restrictors on existing fixtures, low flow toilets or waterless urinals. Lowering potable water use for toilets, showerheads, faucets, and other fixtures can reduce the total amount withdrawn from natural water bodies. Water efficiency cuts costs by reducing the amount of water that must be treated, heated, cooled and distributed all of which requires energy.

The environmental benefits are nice but what can I do to conserve electricity costs in my office?

Turn off electronic equipment that is not in use. Energy savings is an essential part of being “green”. An easy way to start is to simply turn off electronic equipment that is not in use. For example turn off printers, computers, radios, lights, etc that aren’t in use. This should also include unplugging chargers that are not in use. While still plugged in chargers still use a small amount of energy. Using “Energy Star” office equipment or equivalent for all new equipment purchases will help reduce the amount of electricity used. Using motion sensors inside your building will reduce the amount of time that the lights are in use.

How can I help the environment in my office?

Purchase office supplies from local companies. Purchase/lease low emission vehicles and provide a written policy on all future vehicles. Environmental concerns related to building include vehicle emissions and the need for vehicle infrastructure as building occupants travel to and from the site. There are a number of ways to mitigate these emissions. Among them are hybrid vehicles, alternative fuel vehicles, carpools and mass transit. Provide incentives (if possible) for carpooling, biking or using mass transit.

How can we set up a recycling program?

Identify a central location for recycling in your building. In the past when land fill space was readily available and disposal fees were low, recycling or reuse was not economically feasible. Now recycling is the norm and many municipalities require recycling of corrugated paper, plastic and metal products. Designate a used goods area for reusable items like binders, folders, boxes and padded envelopes that may be reused.

Which is better: a recycled material or a natural material?

There is no perfect material or product. All materials in one form or another have a negative effect on our environment. The key is setting priorities for what you want to accomplish with that material or product and then minimizing the environmental impact of that material or product. Some key questions to consider when making your decision are:
a) Where did this material or product come from?
b) What are the by-products of its’ manufacturer?
c) How is the material delivered and installed?
d) How is the material maintained and operated?
e) What do we do with them once we are done with the materials?