Monday, August 25, 2014

Deferred Maintenance: Turning Crisis Into Strategy

This article was originally published in Facilities Maintenance Decisions.

Maintenance and engineering managers know all too well that deferred maintenance never went anywhere. In the last five years, many people inside and outside of institutional and commercial facilities were understandably preoccupied with fallout from the nation’s financial crisis.

While all that was occurring, managers were continuing to address the mounting backlog of maintenance needs many facilities have faced for decades. So while the issue of deferred maintenance might seem like it has only recently become a problem again, managers know that it never really stopped.

Read the full article here to learn more about the costs of deferred maintenance.