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Feb. 16: Attend fnPrime’s Operational Excellence Virtual Summit

This online event takes place Feb. 16. fnPrime members attend for free (a $119 value)

Is your building operating the way it was designed? Achieving operational excellence is a goal of all facility managers, but it takes strategic planning and execution. Making sure the systems and people are operating as expected requires a strong understanding of key performance indicators (KPIs) to ensure the correct technology, systems and procedures are in place. Join fnPrime as we discuss key topics to help facility managers achieve operational excellence in their own facilities.

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Join fnPrime on February 16 for the Operational Excellence Virtual Summit. The event takes place from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Eastern. Attendees can earn two hours, or 0.2, Continuing Education Units.

The event includes the session “Achieving Operational Excellence Through Commissioning and Retro-commissioning” with Travis Short, director of Commissioning for Henderson Building Solutions.

Building commissioning is one of the most important processes for ensuring the systems within a newly constructed or renovated facility are operating efficiently. Retro-commissioning achieves the same goal for existing buildings. Short will walk through the ins and outs of both processes and how they benefit facility operators, owners, and end users. The session will also equip attendees with insights on how commissioning and retro-commissioning can boost energy reduction and sustainability.

The second education session is “Using Your Capital Wisely: What Every FM should Know About Operational and Capital Planning,” with John Edwards, vice president and associate at Facility Engineering Associates.

Shrinking operational budgets, increasing deferred maintenance, and an organizational bias towards new construction rather than maximizing the life of existing facilities can lead to a sense of impending doom: “Why doesn’t anyone else see the problem? How much longer can this go on before we have a major system failure?” This presentation will help facility managers think about facility planning using economic principles for long-term management and help them shape future approaches for management of their portfolios.

Your fnPrime membership allows you to attend this event for free (a $119 value). Click here to register.