Asset Sustainability Capital Plan Capital Plan Strategies for Asset Performance and Maintenance Facility Managers and Directors of Sustainability have tremendous opportunities for leveraging data-driven technology for advanced Capital Planning. Vital questions need answers in order to plan strategically for long-term asset sustainability. HOW MUCH money is needed to properly fund the operations, maintenance, and capital…

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Protecting Your Team: Strategies for Arc Flash Prevention and Compliance Individuals in charge of managing buildings also bear the heavy responsibility of ensuring all equipment is safe for the well-being of the building’s occupants, including protecting them from a possible Arc Flash incident.  Facility managers understand that NFPA 70E includes requirements for electrical safety in…

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McLaren Replacement Hospital: $600 Million Healthcare campus in Lansing Michigan Abstract In March of 2022, McLaren Greater Lansing Replacement Hospital opened its doors to the community. The project, which broke ground in 2018, was a $600 million healthcare campus located on the Michigan State University campus in Lansing, Michigan. McLaren partnered with Synergy Consulting Engineers…

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Building Data Analytics Teams

A large hospital system in Michigan constructed a new outpatient clinic. A 3rd party Commissioning Agent (CxA) was hired to provide commissioning services including ensuring a quality and tested building was turned over to the Owner. The CxA struggled to bring the project to the finish line. Unfortunately, there were so many problems with the new HVAC system in the building that the Facilities team did not want to take on the building because of its many issues.

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