VFA to Feature Capital Budget Optimization at MAPPA Annual Conference

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Data-Driven Capital Planning Programs Enable Strategic Planning for Educational Facilities

VFA, Inc., the leading provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, today announced it is featuring solutions that enable schools to manage their facilities strategically at the Midwest Region APPA (MAPPA) Annual Conference taking place September 17-19, 2014, in West Lafeyette, Ind. VFA is exhibiting in Booth 34.

VFA helps higher educational institutions, from state university systems to private colleges, and K-12 schools to maximize their current investment in facilities and infrastructure while effectively planning for future needs. Schools need to demonstrate the need for funding to address deferred maintenance and create capital budgets based on accurate, objective data. VFA’s self-assessment tool, VFA.auditor, offers facility managers in the education space an efficient and cost-effective way to gather reliable facility condition data across campus facilities and prioritize identified issues.

Combining the power of mobile technologies, including the iPad® and Android™ tablet, with the company’s extensive facilities assessment experience, VFA.auditor enables schools to utilize in-house resources to quickly and cost-effectively conduct assessments. VFA.auditor provides users with an extensive collection of intelligent surveys to rapidly and consistently collect data about the condition of facilities and major building systems. Integration with VFA.facility® capital planning and management software lets schools take advantage of robust prioritization, business intelligence and what-if scenario tools to develop a defensible capital plan.

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 sustainability. VFA solutions uniquely combine facility assessment services, web-based software and business consulting services to enable customers to manage every stage of the capital asset lifecycle—from requirements gathering and long-term planning to capital budget creation and spend management. More than 650 organizations in corporate, education, government and healthcare markets have relied on VFA solutions to strategically manage their capital assets. VFA’s flagship software product, VFA.facility®, is currently 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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