Operations and Maintenance 

Challenges

Below is a sample list of common challenges in building operations and maintenance that we've compiled from feedback we've collected in recent years.

These are all interconnected.  Increasing efficiency and reducing risks impacts costs.  The list is not inclusive and is mean to outline common goals.

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Reduce Costs

  • FM Labor utilization costs

  • Utility costs  (Energy, Water)

  • Costs covered by warranty

  • Expand life of assets

  • Efforts in tracing systems

  • Transition to Operations effort

  • Overall, reduce annual operational costs

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Reduce Risks

  • Risks of inadvertent or unnecessary shutdowns

  • Increase operational availability through reduced downtime

  • Reduce interruptions in operations due to building maintenance caused by building surveys, inspections, troubleshooting.

  • Reduce unplanned downtime due to equipment reliability 

  • Streamline regulations compliance

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Increase Efficiency

  • Streamline relevant facility information retrieval for field and office personnel anytime, anywhere

  • Improve data accuracy and outdated data 

  • Reduce drafting requirements

  • Improve inventory management

  • Improve space management

  • Reduce or eliminate tribal knowledge

  • Accelerate knowledge transfer

  • Identify optimum ways to effect maintenance and repairs

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Improve Decision Making

  • Access accurate information anytime, anywhere

  • Improve information shared between platforms

  • Connect and visualize data more intuitively – Streamline operations and maintenance control and direction

  • Consolidate information from various systems and platforms

Accesibility

Is your operations team able to efficiently and effectively receive, organize, and retrieve facility, lifecycle asset data and records in the office or field?

Awareness

Do you know what's happening in your building facilities in real-time?

Action

Is your operations team currently in a reactive mode when it comes to downtime due to equipment reliability?

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