Whether you require a baseline of portfolio-wide facility conditions, a targeted evaluation of business-critical systems, or specialized expertise to supplement that of your own staff, VFA has a solution to meet your needs. We help you determine the most cost-effective assessment approach, and ensure a consistent and objective assessment process across multiple facilities. Contact us to learn more about choosing a service that meets your needs. You can also preview your facilities’ capital funding needs by using our Model My Building Tool.

core facilities assessments

Modeling

DESCRIPTION

  • Statistically-generated representation of the expected renewal costs based on industry model of different building types
  • No on-site inspection
  • Includes renewal reports and FCI

VALUE

  • Rapid way to identify high level needs for future planning / budgeting
  • May identify assets that require more in-depth assessment

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Systems Lifecycle

DESCRIPTION

  • On-site, system level assessment for asset’s capital renewal profile
  • Customer-specific systems renewal cost, descriptions, and expected useful life
  • Direct alignment with what is actually installed and constructed
  • Includes lifecycle reports and FCI

VALUE

  • Insure complete, actual representation of portfolio for future planning / budgeting (e.g. don’t leave out the newer assets)
  • May identify assets that require more in-depth assessment

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Standard

DESCRIPTION

  • On-site inspection that utilizes a system template of the building type, expected costs, descriptions
  • Template-driven short and long term requirements
  • Effective for data maintenance, capital planning and budgeting
  • Includes full set of standard reports and FCI
  • Cost effectively integrates with specialized assessment services (Energy, Green Building and Non-Structural Seismic)

VALUE

  • Short- and long-term understanding of customer assets for capital planning / budgeting activities
  • Planning-level insights into deferred maintenance, near term planned maintenance, long term expected renewals

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5-Year Needs

DESCRIPTION

  • On-site assessment for condition of assets over the next five years only
  • Customer-specific short and long term requirements
  • Direct alignment with what is actually installed and constructed
  • Detailed deficiency requirements
  • Full set of reports for 5-year window
  • Cost effectively integrates with specialized assessment services (Energy, Green Building and Non-Structural Seismic)

VALUE

  • Short term, actionable understanding of customer assets for capital planning and project execution
  • Insights into deferred maintenance and planned maintenance for the next five years

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Comprehensive

DESCRIPTION

  • On-site inspection that utilizes a system template of the building type, expected costs, descriptions
  • Customer-specific short and long term requirements
  • Includes all building systems
  • Includes full set of standard reports and FCI
  • Cost effectively integrates with specialized assessment services (Energy, Green Building and Non-Structural Seismic)

VALUE

  • Fullest understanding of customer assets for capital planning and project execution
  • Deepest insights into deferred maintenance, near term planned maintenance, long term expected renewals, and capital improvements

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