Do you know the condition of your church facility? When was the last time you benchmarked operational costs compared to other similar facilities? Or, have you assessed best practices and the following steps to maintain your facility in the future?
Assessing your facility can be compared to an annual doctor appointment for your physical health. Both are critical benchmarking assessments that include comparisons from the previous years and suggestions on how to better your health moving forward. Additionally, they are essential to maintaining good health and longevity.
Just like your physical health, understanding your facility’s health is critical if you plan to use your building for years to come. Therefore, to understand the condition of your facility a bit further, here are a few questions to ask yourself:
- Are you spending too much on utilities?
- Are you investing enough to keep up with the natural rate of deterioration?
- Do you have enough staff to address your facility’s needs?
If you're unable to address these questions definitively, you may need to take your assessment a step further.
Next Up: Condition Assesment
A thorough facility condition assessment will report a facility’s condition in terms of age, design, construction, materials, etc. At Smart Church Solutions, we have created a simple tool that will provide you with a snapshot of key indicators associated with facility operational costs.
By utilizing this tool, you wil be provided with real-time data based on national averages regarding whether your facility is in good condition or if it needs improvement.
Your Church Facility's Condition Assesmment
Our facility condition assessment will provide you with the needed data to be an intentional Facility Steward. Below are a few areas our assessment covers:
- Fresh eyes assessment
- Deferred maintenance assessment
- Life cycle assessment and plan
- Operational cost benchmarking
- Facility maintenance staffing evaluation
- Recommendations and next steps
- Free access to the eSPACE life cycle calculator –preliminary data entered by our team
- Other general observations
We know you have a lot on your plate, which is why our team is here to help. You wouldn’t perform an annual physical on yourself; you would hire a doctor. Allow us to be that “doctor” for your facility. Contact our team today for more information and a free quote.