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CASE STUDIES

Federal

Higher Education

Healthcare

Facilities Capital Planning and Management

Capital Spend Management

State & Local Government

K – 12

Corporate

Pharmaceutical

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WHITE PAPERS

Download Seven Steps to Capital Planning White Paper The Seven Steps to Facilities Capital Planning  Download Facility Self Assessment Whitepaper Strengthening Your Capital Planning through Facility Self-Assessment
 Download Seven Steps to Capital Planning White Paper Obtaining Facility Condition Data for Strategic Capital Planning  Download Seven Steps to Capital Planning White Paper Evaluating the Sustainability of Existing Building Portfolios

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WEBINARS

Our recorded webinars are temporarily unavailable. Please visit our webinars page for a schedule of our upcoming live webinars.

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PRODUCT BROCHURES

Facility Assessment Services

Download FCA Brochure Facility Condition Assessments (FCA) Download Seismic Assessment Brochure Seismic Assessment
Download Green Assessment Brochure Green Building Assessment Download Energy Assessment Brochure Energy Assessment

Facility Capital Planning Software

Download VFA.facility Brochure VFA.facility® Download VFA.auditor Brochure VFA.auditor®
Download VFA.spendManager Brochure VFA.spendManager® Download FacilityView Brochure FacilityView™

Facility Capital Planning Services

Download Facility Benchmarking Brochure Facilities Benchmarking Download Capital Budgeting Brochure Capital Budget Development

For more information about our products and services in Canada, visit our VFA Canada page.

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GLOSSARY
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What is Facilities Capital Planning and Asset Management? An integrated approach to facilities capital planning and asset management that includes 3 core elements: FCA Methodology; Software Solutions; Business Processes. Learn more about Facilities Capital Planning and Asset Management.
What is Facility Condition Index (FCI)? Facility Condition Index (FCI) is the ratio of deferred maintenance dollars to replacement dollars, providing a straightforward comparison of an organization’s key facility assets. It is calculated by dividing the total estimated cost of complete deferred maintenance projects by estimated replacement value. Learn more about Facility Condition Index (FCI).
What is capital budget development? A series of steps that helps you define and weigh criteria for evaluating capital projects — then apply those criteria consistently to create a defensible and automated capital budget that’s in line with your organizational goals and objectives. Learn more about capital budget development.
What is facility condition assessment (FCA)? A process conducted to provide thorough information about all current building deficiencies, from structure to systems and components and estimate the costs associated with renewal, repair, and code compliance. The process measures the actual as well as the required condition of a constructed asset and determines the actions needed to maintain that asset at its required standard. Learn more about Facility Condition Assessment (FCA).
What is facility self-assessment? A process which enables facility managers to capture the facility condition data of more of the assets in the real estate portfolio, whether facilities are concentrated on a single campus or geographically dispersed. Learn more about facility self-assessment.

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RFP TEMPLATE

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GSA SCHEDULES

Download GSA Schedule MOBIS Download MOBIS Schedule (GS-10F-0121P)
Download GSA Schedule IT Download 70-IT Schedule (GS-35F-0118J)

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HELPFUL LINKS

Facilities & Real Estate

Education

Healthcare

Federal Government

State & Local Government

Corporate & Commercial

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INFOGRAPHICS

View Auditor Infographic View VFA.auditor® Infographic 7 Steps to Capital Planning View 7 Steps to Capital Planning Infographic

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VIDEOS

Prioritize Competing Projects & Make the Case for Capital Improvements – Listen to Ray Dufresne, Vice President at VFA, discuss the relationship with customer Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Three of the main points Ray makes that all healthcare facility managers can learn from include the need for prioritization, credibility, and funding. Read the full blog post.
Facility Data On Demand – Listen as Marco Benitez of Florida International University discusses the benefits of having up to date facility condition data readily available. Learn more about keeping your facility condition data up to date with facility self assessment.
Data Driven Decisions: Justify Budget Strategy and Prioritize Needs – Listen as Marco Benitez of Florida International University discusses how access to facility condition data enables better decision making. Learn more about facility capital planning with VFA.
Bringing Structure to Facility Capital Planning – David Gunter of Union Bank discusses how his organization is benefiting from a structured approach to facilities capital planning, including standardized, objective data collection and funding scenario analysis.
Facility Condition Assessments: Manpower, Data Consistency, Objectivity, and Scalability – Listen as Brian Moore of Union Bank describes the process they went through to select a FCA provider and what factors influenced their decision.
Proactive vs. Reactive FM – Listen to Marco Benitez of Florida International University as he describes the value of data, planning and taking a proactive approach to facilities management. Learn more by following the VFA blog, Foundations.

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