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What are the most common problems in summer facilities management for schools?

What are the most common problems in summer facilities management for schools? School's out for summer! While students are away, the facilities team can take advantage of the lower occupancy and schedule maintenance work to enhance school buildings. In this blog, we discuss the most common problems in summer facility management for schools and how to solve most of these common problems.

Why is accurate reporting important for facilities management?

Why is accurate reporting necessary for facilities management?  Accurate reporting is essential for facilities management and capital planning because it is the most precise way to define the next steps regarding procuring financial, programmatic, and staff resources. Equally important is the practice facility managers present this data.

Why do I need Facilities Management Software for Schools?

Why do I need facilities management software for schools? Facilities management software for schools enables school officials to track and manage building maintenance requirements. It ensures that school infrastructure is working correctly and meeting compliance requirements.  

What are the trends driving digital transformation right now?

What are the three trends driving digital transformation right now? At Intellis, we keep a keen eye on the technological developments shaping the future of the Facilities Management Industry.

What are the benefits of software for Facility Condition Assessment?

What are the benefits of using a software solution for Facility Condition Assessment? The main benefit of implementing a software solution for Facility Condition Assessment (FCA) is access to accurate, objective, and current FCA data so that you can expertly execute your strategic capital plan.

Are Facility Condition Assessments really necessary?

Are Facility Condition Assessments really necessary? Yes! Facility Condition Assessments really are necessary. FCAs are essential to maintaining a successful business.

How to develop capital plans for climate change?

How can capital planners prepare for climate change? Facility capital planners can prepare for climate change by integrating resilience frameworks and embedding climate risk assessments into Capital Improvement Programs. Now is the time for facility managers and capital planners to equip buildings and infrastructure for the impact of climate change. 

What's the best way to prepare buildings and physical assets for winter?

How should Facility Managers prepare buildings and physical assets for winter? Preventive maintenance is key to preparing buildings and physical assets for winter, mitigating problems, and reducing overall costs.

Climate Resilience, Facility Management, and Capital Planning

What should Facility Managers and Capital Planners do to prepare for climate change? Climate change has become one of the most significant concerns of our time, as evidenced by the recent destruction caused by hurricanes, Henri and Ida. Therefore, properly maintaining infrastructure is extremely important, particularly as many weather patterns continue to change. More extreme climate disasters are increasingly becoming the norm rather than the exception. 

How should K-12 Facility Managers prepare for the new school year?

What should K-12 facility managers do to prepare for the new schools year? The back-to-school season is quickly approaching. Now is the perfect time for K-12 school districts to prepare facilities for the upcoming school year. This blog discusses what K-12 facility managers should do now to prepare for the back-school season.