budgets

Resource pages for "budgets"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


facility investment

Aligning Facility Investment With Organizational Mission

Facilities are often one of the most valuable assets for an organization, but developing a long-term facilities investment strategy the organization can rally around is a difficult task. This eBook discusses five steps for aligning facility investments with organizational mission.
Summer Construction

Summer Construction: Effectively Plan And Execute Your Campus Projects

From small city colleges to large research universities, schools across the U.S. rush to complete renovations and construction projects during the summer months, when traffic on campus is minimal. This eBook explains how schools can start projects faster by changing their project delivery.

Scope Your Way To Better Budgets

An accurate budget estimate begins with a clear, detailed Scope of Work. So what does a scope need to contain? Here’s the guide on everything you need to know.
higher education

2018 State Of Facilities In Higher Education Report Now Available!

Download this white paper from Gordian and explore the latest higher ed facilities trends, benchmarks, and best practices.
utility audits

Question Of The Week: Auditing Your Utility Provider Could Net Big Savings

Ordering a utility audit on a facility’s water, sewer, and stormwater bills reveals any overcharges that an organization may be paying.
construction projects

5D BIM For Capital Planning

For construction projects, integrating all relevant dimensions holds promise for improved outcomes.
education facilities

Technology, Aging Facilities Impacting Education Facility Budgets

SchoolDude's inaugural Facilities Budget, Staffing and Operations Study surveyed more than 400 K-12 and higher education facilities, maintenance, and operations professionals.
video

Did You Miss The Creative Financing And M&V – How To Sell Your CFO...

This video recap explains how to leverage budgets effectively for your energy projects.

Question Of The Week: Tech Tools For Master Planning

A facilities administrator seeks advice on tools for budget and maintenance plans.
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Question Of The Week: Cleaning Material And Toiletries Budgets

One tech facility manager is trying to determine budgetary benchmarking policies for procuring maintenance and toiletry products.
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Question Of The Week: Boosting The Bottom Line?

What is the single most effective change you've implemented recently to improve your bottom line?
TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Per Square Foot Costs For Renovations

A global facility manager is looking for assistance with the detailed costs per square foot for renovations in existing office spaces in the U.S. and Latin America.
TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Gauging Customer Service

Facilities Management Guru Kevin Folsom introduces the concept of "servant leadership" to managers who are seeking ways to rate those in the profession.

Professional Development: Open Dialogue

By tackling inefficiencies in construction communication practices, facility managers improve project outcomes. From the September 2013 issue.

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Taking The Pulse Of The Profession

What is the current health of—and forecast for—the facility management profession?

FM Frequency: Pinching Pennies; Counting Quarters

Think it's impossible to justify your own salary by scrimping and saving? FM Frequency Columnist Charles Carpenter suggests you think again.

Learn How Building Intelligence Can Improve Your Bottom Line

When was the last time you walked into the CFO's office and said you're saving the company thousands or millions of dollars? Join Redwood...

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Spare Parts Expense Allocation

What is the standard practice of budget allocation towards spare parts expenses?

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Recapitalization

One facility manager asks, "Where can I find actual sources that have information regarding expected facility service life for various facility types?"

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Reverse Energy Auctions By Performance Business Solutions

By aggregating their business or municipality with others, large energy users are able to leverage better pricing.

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[VIDEO] Forward Thinkers Series | Creating Healthier Hospitals

Cathy Campbell discusses updates to hospital cleaning protocols and presents expert-developed disinfection solutions that keep your occupants safe.