As a facility engineer, you are responsible for maintaining and operating the buildings and assets that are essential for the organization’s mission and performance. You are also a key stakeholder in the capital projects that aim to improve the functionality and value of the facility. Capital projects are large-scale investments that require strategic planning, realistic budgeting, and effective communication to gain approval and support from the decision-makers and stakeholders. They also require careful management and execution to ensure that the project meets the expectations and requirements.
California’s ban on fluorescent lamps is a major regulation that will affect the lighting industry and the commercial building sector in the state. As a property manager or a maintenance engineer of a commercial office building, you need to be aware of the regulation and its implications for your building. You also need to take action and prepare for the regulation adversely affect you or your tenants by replacing your fluorescent lamps with LED lamps before the deadline. By doing so, you can protect your building’s budget, liability, and sustainability, and provide a better lighting environment for your occupants.