Formulating a plan for deferred maintenance

January 4, 2019

Orange County, Fla., faced a dilemma in 2012 that is familiar to maintenance and engineering managers: Many of its more than 400 facilities were showing their age, maintenance costs were rising, and resources to address the issues were getting thin, according to an article from Facility Maintenance Decisions on the FacilitiesNet website.

A decision was made to create a plan to determine a course of action to both contain these rising expenses and build a long-term solution for sustainability. The result was an impressive reduction in utilities.

With that many facilities, needing so much attention, the Orange County team faced the task of fully assessing upgrade needs and determining priorities, given their limited resources. They broke the upgrade plan assessment into several components:

• Needs analysis

• Energy assessment

• Controls analysis

• Certification and compliance

• Costing and recommendations

Read the article.



See the latest posts on our homepage


Topic Area: Energy and Power

Recent Posts
Recent Posts

Before flu season is a good time to review infection control procedures

When it comes to treating contagious and easily transmissible diseases healthcare providers are the first line of defense


Patient burned in fire at Mich. ER

Fire investigators are looking into the incident and have listed it as suspicious


New Jersey hospital addresses workplace violence with weapons screening

Virtua Camden emergency department also uses an amnesty box and signage


Some VA healthcare centers told to improve cleanliness

Inspectors looked at 51 randomly selected VA health facilities across the country


Blog/Focus: Facility Design

10 reasons why stainless steel products are the best choice for healthcare design teams and facility managers

Stainless steel products provide many functional and health benefits.


Post Comment


News & Updates • Webcast Alerts • Building Technologies

All fields are required.

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.