VFA Lets Facility Professionals Preview Expected Capital Spending Needs

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New Web Tool Allows Facility and Corporate Real Estate Managers to Model Future Needs in Minutes

VFA, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, today announced “Model My Building™,” a new web tool that provides facility and corporate real estate managers with a simple, rapid way to preview their facilities’ potential capital spending needs over the next 20 years.

VFA’s flagship software service, VFA.facility®, allows users to analyze current facility condition data by demonstrating when future funding needs will occur, and to use that information to help develop defensible capital plans and budgets. Model My Building, accessible on vfa.com, provides a rapid preview of what facility managers can learn about their buildings and capital planning needs. By entering just five basic pieces of information about a sample building, they can see when large spikes in spending are likely to occur; what types of systems, such as HVAC, boilers, roofs, electrical, will require replacement, including when and at what cost; and the details of renewal costs by year or by system. The results are derived from a model of typical buildings and are not intended to be used for decision-making regarding specific buildings.

Anyone can access Model My Building via a registration form at http://www.vfa.com/model-building-capital-planning-tool. Once registered, visitors can run and print reports multiple times for different building types.

To connect with VFA, please follow us on Twitter at @VFAINC, or visit our blog, Foundations, which provides information to readers that serves as a foundation for intelligent facilities capital planning and management.

About VFA
Headquartered in Boston, VFA is the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and management. Over the past 15 years, VFA has shown more than 800 organizations around the world how to ensure that their facilities optimally support their strategic business objectives. Partnering with VFA, our clients have been recognized for delivering programs that impact the bottom line by aligning facilities capital plans with organizational objectives to reduce risk, lower costs, improve service quality and client satisfaction, and satisfy compliance requirements. VFA’s flagship software product, VFA.facility®, is used to manage more than 4 billion square feet of real estate. For more information, please call 800-693-3132 or visit http://www.vfa.com.


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