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Navigating a smooth future for K-12 School Facilities Capital Planning

Navigating the Future of K12 School Facility Capital Planning

The less time you and your colleagues spend on tedious administration, the more you can focus on delivering an empowering student experience. Let's discuss the top three reasons you need to know about strategic facilities planning software for your school!

1. Improves Productivity 

The most distinctive way software improves K-12 school facility planning is by using solutions that make school facility capital planning considerably more productive, manageable, and less stressful in the long term.

Schools receive numerous requests, reactive work orders, and more considerable school construction demands throughout the school year. As a result, an urgent problem invariably needs to be solved. However, with school facility planning software in place, it is possible to transform this reactive maintenance method into a proactive and preventive maintenance methodology. 

You can learn about the proven benefits of preventive maintenance.

A preventive maintenance methodology backed by facility planning software allows school facility teams to get ahead of larger projects. In addition, it indicates the useful life of components, thereby making it possible to optimize physical assets throughout the entire portfolio across all school buildings.

Preventive maintenance is critical for optimizing operational conditions for K12 School physical assets. This typically involves regular inspections to detect and correct defaults and repair deficiencies before a breakdown occurs.

Please take a look at our guide to improving your preventive maintenance program.

Accurate data is vital in helping school facility managers determine the best approach to motivating supervisors and technicians to stay on track with a high-functioning preventative maintenance program.

With The FOUNDATION Solution, K-12 school facility planners can streamline every aspect of the preventive maintenance and facility planning program, including development, scheduling, and tracking. This prevents future failures and reduces overall downtime. Over time this will increase productivity and cut maintenance costs.

2. Improves Communication and Transparency

Information on-demand, when and where you need it? That's the ultimate benefit of using mobile-first school facility planning software. It is easy to access all data about facility condition assessment, the current state of physical assets, and the valuable life of facility components. 

Mobile data-collection technology empowers school facility planners, including managing work process flows, tracking physical assets, and supervising building facilities. In addition, mobile tech helps facilities managers to communicate, collaborate, and manage workloads more efficiently.

3. Maintain Safer and Healthier Schools Now and in the Future

School buildings are places for teaching, learning, and student development. Now more than ever, maintaining the health and safety of K-12 school facilities for teachers, students, and staff, is essential. So when you aren't getting the budget, resources, or support you need, no one is as aware of your school's deficiencies. And that adds stress. 

The appropriate school facility planning software enables schools to meet goals within constrained budgets and limited resources. Tracking assets, data from condition assessments and preventive maintenance schedules in one spot make it possible to improve the efficiency of limited resources and strategically maintain schools.

School facility planning software improves operational efficiency and provides the data you need to ensure the needs of school facilities are met and easily justified to the school board. 

Please read our guide to getting school facility projects funded.

From capital planning to ongoing facilities management, FOUNDATION by Intellis has proven functionality and capabilities to ensure that your school's facilities are always prepared to deliver on its mission.

Improve student experience and increase enrollment with asset management and capital planning software designed for K-12 schools. 

Would you be ready to learn more about achieving your educational institution's goals with the Facility Capital Planning software by Intellis?

Learn how Intellis can help you navigate a smooth course for the Future of K 12 School Facilities; schedule a demo with us today!

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