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High Priority in Good Condition
The Condition-Priority Matrix plots the relationship between the condition and priority of assets or facilities and distributes the data across four quadrants as follows:
The horizontal ("x") axis is represented by the Facility Condition Index (FCI) and the vertical ("y") axis by the Mission Dependency Index (MDI).

These are high-priority facilities in good condition. This quadrant indicates a normal, healthy state of affairs. These facilities require routine maintenance and periodic renewals as assets reach the end of their useful service life.



Attributes
Listed below are some of the key attributes of deemed high-priority facilities that are confirmed, typically through a Facility Condition Asssessment (FCA), to be in relatively good condition.
  • The FCI is below 5% and the MDI is above 60%.
  • This is the optimal position for a facility.
  • Due to the low levels of deferred maintenance, the primary focus of the owners and operators is on the "keep-up" costs associated with normal lifecycle renewal projects rather than catch-up costs.
  • The assessment cycle is longer than the other three quadrants as the facilities are in relatively good condition.

Management Principles
Listed below are some of the asset management principles that can be applied to the ongoing operations of deemed high-priority facilities in relatively good condition:
  • Establish an adequate replacement reserve for ongoing capital projects as assets reach the end of their useful service lives.
  • Ensure a re-assessment cycle that matches the age of the facilities in this quadrant.
  • Investigate opportunities for further optimization of maintenance programs.
  • Investigate opportunities for improved energy efficiencies measures. This will depend in part on the monies needed for facilities that fall into the other three quadrants of the matrix
Condition-Priority matrix indicating the quadrant with high priority facilities in relatively "good" condition.
Fig. Condition-Priority matrix indicating the quadrant with high priority facilities in relatively "good" condition.


MDI quadrants and corresponding action classes.
Fig. The four MDI quadrants and the four corresponding action classes.


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Fig. An example of a high priority facility (fire hall) in good condition (the FCI is below 5%)

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