Marcell Haywood

Marcell Haywood is CEO of Encompass Onsite, the ideal solution for property owners to effectively manage their facility maintenance operations. In 2008, Marcell was recognized by the Green Building Certificaion Institute as the industry's first LEED Accredited Professional in the state of Florida. During his tenure, Marcell was also chronicled for his pledge to ride public transportation in an effort to better understand the real life challenges encountered by his employees.
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4 Tips to Make Sure Your Facility Meets the Life Safety Code

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Jul 21, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Ensuring fire protection and life safety systems are functioning and properly maintained is one of the most important aspects of a facility manager’s job.

Even though modern systems are incredibly reliable, they still need to meet code compliance and performance standards.

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the Life Safety Code (LSC) is meant to help facilities specify “construction and operational conditions to minimize fire hazards and provide a safety system in case of fire.”

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Topics: Facility Management, Safety

Facility Elevator & Escalator Maintenance: 3 Things to Keep in Mind

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Jul 14, 2016 9:00:00 AM

It’s important that those who enter your facility, whether staff, visitors or occupants, are able to move around easily and safely.

One way you can ensure this crucial managed service is up to par is to perform regular maintenance on your elevators and escalators.

Here’s why these transportation devices need to be checked regularly, their most common malfunctions, and how you can ensure they’re operating properly.

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Topics: Facility Management, Commercial, Public Venue

LEED for Existing Buildings: O&M Project Management

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Jul 7, 2016 9:00:00 AM

As we mentioned in a previous post, making regulatory compliance a priority at your facility is paramount.

If you’re outsourcing your facility maintenance services, it’s crucial that you hire a service provider that is dedicated to meeting the highest standards of compliance and performance. 

One of the most important of these credentials is compliance with LEED EBOM regulations.

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Topics: Outsourcing, Sustainability, Facility Management

4 Reasons Why Commercial HVAC Maintenance is Important

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Jun 9, 2016 9:00:00 AM

It’s likely that your facility’s HVAC system is one of the most extensive—and quite possibly most expensive—pieces of equipment you’re responsible for.

HVAC systems are unique in that they are used incredibly frequently and often span an entire facility, which is why commercial HVAC maintenance is crucial to keep facilities up and running.

Here are four reasons why staying on top of HVAC maintenance should be one of your top priorities.

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Topics: Energy, Facility Management

5 Facility Maintenance Budget Planning Tips

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Jun 2, 2016 9:00:00 AM

There’s a lot to be said for planning ahead when it comes to stretching your facility maintenance budget.

In fact, it’s recommended that you start devising a budget for any given year at least 10 months in advance. That way, you can anticipate maintenance operations costs ahead of time. 

Here are five facility maintenance budget planning tips that you should start implementing today! 

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Topics: Facility Management

School Sustainability: Making Green Schools a Possibility

Posted by Marcell Haywood on May 26, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Encompass Onsite’s Green Program provides Energy Management, Waste Management and Green Cleaning Solutions to institutions of all sizes and complexities. 

Through our complete onsite management model, we are able to offer each campus 100% customizable solutions, improved efficiency, and sustainable practices in an environment that attracts only the most talented maintenance professionals. 

Here’s a quick look at the energy, waste, and cleaning components of our Green Program, a program built to make green schools and true school sustainability possible.

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Topics: Sustainability, Education

How to Achieve Education Goals with Facility Maintenance Services

Posted by Marcell Haywood on May 19, 2016 9:00:00 AM

At Encompass Onsite, we specialize in servicing education facilities. We assume full operational responsibility, share our knowledge, and work collaboratively with each client to deliver measurable and predictable results. 

From public to private and primary schools to universities, working with educational institutions is an important job, and one we take very seriously. That’s because there’s a strong correlation between students’ academic achievements and the state of the school’s facilities. 

That’s why, from recruitment and retention to attendance, the right facility maintenance services can help institutions achieve their education goals. 

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Topics: Facility Management, Education

How Facility Maintenance Solutions Benefit Healthcare Facilities

Posted by Marcell Haywood on May 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM

The maintenance and upkeep of healthcare facilities is paramount. That’s why here at Encompass Onsite, we’re dedicated to partnering with our healthcare clients to ensure the hospital environment is as cleanly and conducive to healing as possible.

Our Healthcare Support Services provide essential services to support the smooth operation of plant operations and environmental services departments. 

What’s more, our trained technicians, housekeepers and staff utilize diverse experiences, systems and processes to provide optimal outcomes for healthcare administrators. 

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Topics: Facility Management, Healthcare

12 Benefits of Combined Facility Maintenance Solutions

Posted by Marcell Haywood on May 5, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Why outsource multiple services to multiple vendors when you can get them all from one organization?

Comprehensive facility maintenance solutions can help streamline facility operations and ultimately help facilities operate more effectively and efficiently.

By choosing an outsourcing partner that offers specialty services and combines said services to fit each client’s business needs, your organization will be better positioned to meet its goals and stay on budget.

Using Encompass Onsite’s solutions as a service, you can start seeing improvements from day one. Here are the benefits our clients enjoy both pre- and post-launch.

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Topics: Outsourcing, Facility Management

4 Facility Maintenance Managed Services to Implement Today

Posted by Marcell Haywood on Apr 28, 2016 9:00:00 AM

At their core, facility maintenance managed services help ensure that a facility is well maintained and operationally effective, thereby increasing productivity and efficiency. This is achieved through the lifecycle management of both facility assets and the facility itself, which results in lower operating costs and a higher return on investment.

When these managed services are crafted into a program tailored to your organization’s specific needs, you’ll experience both operational cost and energy savings.

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Topics: Outsourcing, Facility Management

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