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Addressing Your Maintenance Backlog

Addressing Your Maintenance Backlog

Maintenance is already a top concern for Facilities executives, but it is increasingly a focus for the broader campus leadership team. Facilities budget shortfalls continue to amplify the issue. Unresolved maintenance needs impact the student experience, impair critical research efforts, and threaten achievement of institutions’ strategic goals. Critically, maintenance activities are interrelated. The relationship between deferred, reactive, and preventive maintenance creates a complex, multifaceted problem.

Our infographic highlights the six financial, data, and communication strategies Facilities leaders must employ to escape the vicious cycle of deferred maintenance. Download to learn more about these creative strategies, including case studies from NASA and Emory University.

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