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5 Hidden Costs of Deferring Maintenance


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NASA Facing $2.7 Billion Deferred Maintenance Backlog

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Aging Courthouse Offers Inside Look at Deferred Maintenance

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Federal Funding Efforts Target K-12 School Upgrades

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A Collapse, a Reckoning, and a Chance To Rethink Maintenance

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Outdated Facilities Threaten NASA’s Future

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Miami Courthouse Closed Over Safety Concerns

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States Parks Using Federal Funds for Upgrades

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Schools Bearing Brunt of Climate Change’s Impact

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American Indian Tribes Press for Deferred Maintenance Funds

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Skyrocketing Building Material Costs Threaten School Upgrades

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Concrete Slab Falls Off Aging Campus Building

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U.S. Relief Package Sends Billions to K-12 Schools

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U.S. Capitol Attack Spotlights Role of Deferred Maintenance

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VA Seeks Balance Between Mission and Maintenance

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Deferred Maintenance Complicates COVID-19 Measures

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Denver Airport Criticized for Deferred Maintenance

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Deferred Maintenance: The Link to National Security and Resilience

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Safety, Security Issues Plague Postal Facilities

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COVID-19’s Impact Hardest on Schools with Higher Minority Enrollments

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Deferred Maintenance Funds Target Nation’s Fire Safety Infrastructure

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State Parks Face Maintenance Woes, Growing Use

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Pandemic Plan: How K-12 Schools Are Dealing with Deferred Maintenance

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U.S. Commits Billions to National Park Maintenance

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Is Financial Help Coming for National Parks?

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Coronavirus Pandemic’s Impact on Schools Becomes Clearer

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Coronavirus Advice: How to Cope with Facility Closure

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Mail Malaise: Maintenance Plagues Postal Facilities

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California Says 'No' To Deferred Maintenance Measure

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Deferred Maintenance, Sick Buildings Making Students, Teachers Ill

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Smithsonian Makes Maintenance a Priority

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Maintenance Woes Plague Building Museum

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Federal Facilities Continue to Struggle with Maintenance

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Managers Face Tough Balancing Act

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Will Deferred Maintenance Doom a City’s Museum?

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Cooling Crisis: City’s Schools Battle Heat, Budget

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National Disgrace: Parks Battle Huge Maintenance Backlog

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State Weighs Massive Maintenance Bond Proposal

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NYC Blackout Highlights Vulnerability of Power Grid

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Old Buildings Become Fire Hazards Without Proper Maintenance

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Addressing Deferred Maintenance Improves the conditions of University Facilities

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Deferred Maintenance Closes University Buildings

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Maintenance Imperils U.S. Military Mission

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Deferred Maintenance Plagues Education Facilities

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NFMT: K-12 Facilities Face Energy and Deferred Maintenance Challenges

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Hard Times: Prisons Battle Maintenance Backlogs

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Deferred Maintenance: Help on the Way?

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Good News for Deferred Maintenance?

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Deferred Maintenance: Process for Performance

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Military Academies Battle Deferred Maintenance

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Deferred Maintenance: Turning Plans Into Action

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Campuses Raise Maintenance Funding

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Deferred Maintenance: Thinking Beyond School Walls

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Deferred Maintenance: School District Attacks the Backlog

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Schools Address Last Year’s Heating Problems

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Deferred Maintenance: Making the Case for Upgrades

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Dorm Upgrades Force Out Students

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Deferred Maintenance: Setting Priorities

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Deferred Maintenance: Formulating a Plan

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K-12 Finances: Good News in One State

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How Much Deferred Maintenance Is Too Much?

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School Repairs Focus of Federal Bill

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National Parks Damaged By Deferred Maintenance

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Deferred Maintenance: National Parks Struggle

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Finding Funding: Tackling Deferred Maintenance

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Maintenance Money: Sports Teams Seek Options

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Maintenance Matters: University Tackles Repair Backlog

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Maintenance Woes Plague Nuke Infrastructure

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Military Maintenance Funding Improves

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Outcry Over Facilities’ Deferred Maintenance

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Deferred Maintenance: What Will It Take To Act?

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Deferred Maintenance: Drastic Strategies Take Hold

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Local Landmark Has Fallen into Disrepair

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Deferred Maintenance: Higher Education Struggles

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Paying the Price for Deferred Maintenance

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Deferred Maintenance and the FBI

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Chase Field Needs Maintenance Upgrades or Arizona Diamondbacks will 'look for an alternative'

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Improving the Image of Maintenance

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Maintenance, Money, and the State of Facilities

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Deferred Maintenance: The Impact Spreads

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Maintenance: In With the Old, Out With the New

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Deferred Maintenance: 'Ticking Time Bomb'

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The Real Cost of Deferred Maintenance

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Rethinking Repairs: City Tries New Maintenance Tactic

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Nuclear Danger: U.S. Facilities Facing $3.7 Billion Deferred Maintenance Bill

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National Park Service Turns 100, but Deferred Maintenance Woes Remain

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K-12 Deferred Maintenance: Challenges at Every Turn

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Maintenance Woes: City Struggles with Backlog

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Can National Park Naming Rights Help Solve Deferred Maintenance Crisis?

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Capital Renewal: Don't Be A Headline

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Report Offers Tough Lessons in K-12 Maintenance

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Air Force Taking ‘Patch and Mend’ Approach to Facilities Maintenance

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Maintenance Profession’s Impact on Sports Facilities, Industry

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With Hot Commercial Office Market, Repositioning Buildings Is On The Rise

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Lacking Maintenance Reason for ‘Disgusting’ Buildings at LSU

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Houston’s Scott Minnix Made Facility Assessment His First Priority

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Minnix Helped Secure Key Maintenance Funds

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A City Facility Director on Understanding Influence of Politics, Diverse Constituencies

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Minnix’s Facilities Role Akin to Air Traffic Controller’s

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For Minnix, Municipal Real Estate Portfolios Demand Different Paradigm

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Public-Private Investment Proposed to Help National Park Service Out of Deferred Maintenance Hole

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Dave Lubach: Dig Out of Deferred Maintenance Hole

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Sharing Successful Deferred Maintenance Strategies

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Mounting Problems: Managers Share Deferred Maintenance Experiences

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Deferred Maintenance: Survey Says Managers Confident About Overcoming Backlog

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Survey: Most Managers Classify Deferred Maintenance as Minor Concern

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Deferred Maintenance: Roofing, HVAC, Building Envelopes Primary Areas of Concern

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Deferred Maintenance: Addressing the Problem

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Dan Hounsell: Deferred Maintenance Needs Marketing Plan

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Dan Hounsell: Deferred Maintenance and the Strategies Within the Struggle

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The struggle for deferred maintenance goes on. Consultants offer insights to turn the tide

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Deferred Maintenance: Turning Crisis Into Strategy

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Underfunding Routine Maintenance Leads to Problems

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Putting a Deferred Maintenance Plan Into Action

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5 KPI's Every Manager Should Use

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Management Insight Column: Five KPIs Every Manager Should Use

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Management Insight Column: Measure key performance indicators that matter

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Column: Deferred Maintenance — The Bottom Line

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The Consequences of Equipment Failure

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Getting Tough, Again, on Deferred Maintenance

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What's Included in Retrocommissioning and Recommissioning Studies?

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Stimulus Funds Can Address Deferred Maintenance

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School Districts Focus on Modernization, Not New Construction

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Stimulus Package Puts Spotlight on Maintenance

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Obama’s Promise on Deferred Maintenance

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Control Backlog and Manage Contractors with a CMMS

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Lack of K-12 Funding Leads to Breakdown Maintenance

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High-Performance Buildings: Managers Influence Design, Construction

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Funding for the Next Generation