Once in a School Facilities interview, the CFO of the school asked, "what does good customer service look like to you?" Our response, “phones aren't ringing constantly, work orders are caught up, and the facilities department goes relatively unnoticed."
To us, this means the maintenance plan is working. Building systems should work and operate without being noticed by the occupants. When a system is noticed, generally, it's because there is a problem. By acting in a preventative manner, we get ahead of issues before the issue affects occupants. Thus, no ringing phones…
Whether it’s a charter, private or corporate-sponsored school start-up can be a daunting venture. At HBM, we understand the process inside and out. We are here to offer our extensive experience to parents, community members, educators and officials to ensure complete success. From your initial vision for a thriving and engaging academic community through your students first day of school. HBM will be there as your partner, helping you realize your vision of a sustainable school that makes a difference.
A school’s educators, staff, and administrators are the foundation of its success, and you want to make certain they have the tools they need to create a vibrant and dynamic learning environment for children. HBM's professional development programs are meaningful and transformational, and give you the confidence that you are equipping and inspiring school leaders and staff with the skills to improve your school’s culture and academic performance.
HBM's Professional Asset management Team is trained to maximize the realized value of all of your current facilities and staff by issuing trainings, implementing the use of complex computer programs, enacting various forms of management, surmising asset health, and budgeting.
HBM knows the most important aspects of keeping your school facility in tip top shape and fully staffed 100% of the time. All though you may have a different types of school that service a variety of age groups and demographics. They all have a common thread: planning, organizing, supervising, and maintaining. HBM's systems are designed so you can focus on your most important tasks while controlling costs, mitigating risk and ultimately improving your bottom line.
Your assets only have a set amount of operating life. You need to have an asset management plan for your capital expenditures. HBM Operations team uses an FCA as part of a technical investigation to review and determine deterioration of capital assets. Look here for more information about what service is right for you.
A Typical School for Facilities Assist would have a total building size of 20,000 square feet, a total land acreage of 1, and have approximately 150 students and staff.
A typical school perfect for Facilities Essentials would have a total building size above 50,000 square feet, a total land acreage above 4, and have over 300 students and staff.
A typical school using Facilities Pro would have a total building size above 100,000 square feet, a total land acreage above 10, and have over 600 students and staff.