Programming maintenance is simple and cost-effective.
Lack of a routine and scheduled maintenance program negatively impacts the fiscal health of the organization and the environmental health of the facility - both directly affect profitability or the effective delivery of services. When maintenance is neglected, operating costs increase, and asset lives shorten.
Identifying pertinent components.
Pertinent components are usually life safety-based or mechanical-based. Furniture, fixt...
Facilities are an integral component of delivering services. They can either support - or impede - the effective delivery of services. By bringing facilities into alignment with the business’ strategic plan, a Strategic Facilities Operational Plan (SFOP) will clearly lay out the necessary action steps needed to reach the goals of the strategic plan.
Over a 20-to-30-year life of a commercial building, the total cost of ownership breaks down as follows:
It is a well-known truth that you cannot improve what isn't measured. Every credible process improvement begins with a benchmarking system. A tool known as the Facility Condition Assessment (FCA) is one of the best ways to establish a baseline for your facility.
So, what is it?
An on-site survey of building systems identifies the components making up a facility and their condition. The assessment can range from a representative sampling of components (5% o...