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Maintenance Motivators
Those things that compel/drive owners to maintain their assets, which can be organized into four broad categories.

In other words the failure effects (or Consequences of Failure COF) that are to be avoided, mitigated and managed over the lifecycle of an asset.


     Physical:
  • Greater nuisances from noise, vibrations, smells, etc. that affects the quiet use and peaceful enjoyment of the property.
  • Increased outages associated with power supply, water supply, gas, and other utilities.
  • Increased downtime and disruptions with essential services, such as elevators, etc.
  • Reduced reliability of systems and assets.
  • Collateral damage to finishes and substrates from water ingress and water escape conditions.
  • Unsightliness that detracts from the exterior and interior aesthetic appearance of the building. (aesthetic deterioation)
  • Accelerated deterioration of some assets requiring earlier renewal.
      Financial:
  • Increased costs due to lack of planning, reactive/crisis planning, accumulation of deferred maintenance, unnecessary repairs, shortened service lives, greater project scopes, etc.
  • Greater financial hardship through special levies, demand loans, etc.
  • Diminished marketability of the suites due to stigmatization, etc.
  • Lower resale value of the property.
  • Inefficiencies in the use of energy, coordination of people and other resources
  • Missed opportunities for leveraging economies of scale, etc.
  • Waste and ground contamination
  • Increased contingency allowances for substrate repairs     

Legal:

  • Potential for fines and penalties due to non-compliant conditions.
  • Potential accidents and Injuries to owners, guests and invitees due to unsafe slip, trip and fall conditions.
  • Increased insurance deductibles due to failure to mitigate
  • Increased risk exposure to individual owners and the organzation from failure to do the necessary due diligence.
  • Jeopardizing of warranties due to failure to meet duty of care
  • Litigation
       Social/psychological:
  • Increased stress and frustration of individual owners/guests due to unresolved business and limited peace of mind.
  • Potential for conflict between owners due to unresolved isssues, greater time at general meetings, etc



A.  Physical Motivators
Listed below are some of the physical concepts that motivate maintenance activities.

      Things we do want...
      Things we want to avoid...
  • Greater nuisance from noise, vibrations, smells, etc that affects the quiet and peaceful enjoyment of the property
  • Disruption
  • More frequent outage associated with power supply, water supply, gas, etc and other utilities
  • Increased downtime associated with essential services such as elevators.
  • Deficiency
  • Reduced reliability of systems and assets
  • Accelerated wear/failure
  • Unsightliness/aesthetics that detracts from the exterior and interior appearance of the building
  • Disrepair
  • Failure
  • Collateral damage to finishes and substrates from water ingress and water escape conditions.


B.  Financial Motivators
Listed below are some of the financial maintenance motivators to be considered.

      Things we want:
      Things we want to avoid:
  • Waste
  • Inefficiencies in energy use, coordination of people and other resources
  • Increased costs due to lack of planning, reactive/crisis management, accumulated deferred maintenance, unnecessary repairs, shorter service lives, greater project scopes, etc
  • Greater financial hardship through special assessments, ec
  • Missed opportunities for leveraging ecomies of scale.
  • Diminished marketability of the suites due to stigmatization ,etc
  • Lower resale value of the property


C.  Legal Motivators
Listed below are some of the financial maintenance motivators to be considered.

    Things we do want
    Things we want to avoid
  • Potential for fines and penalties due to non-compliant conditions.
  • Potential accidents and Injuries to owners, guests and invitees due to unsafe slip, trip and fall conditions.
  • Increased insurance deductibles due to failure to mitigate
  • Increased risk exposure to individual owners and the organzation from failure to do the necessary due diligence.
  • Jeopardizing of warranties due to failure to meet duty of care


D. Environmental Motivators
Listed below are some of the environmental maintenance motivators to be considered.

      What we do want...
      What we want to avoid ...
  • Energy loss/waste


E.  Operational/Social Effects
Listed below are some of the operational and social motivators to be considered.

       What we want...
       What we want to avoid...
  • Increased stress and frustration of individual owners/guests due to unresolved business and limited peace of mind.
  • Nuisance
  • Potential for conflict between owners due to unresolved isssues, greater time at general meetings, etc

Management Principles
The motivators will be affected by the following:
The impact of maintenance on extending the life of assets as represented on a calendar timeline
Fig. The impact of maintenance on "extending" the life of assets as represented on a calendar timeline.


I. Care spinning the wheel of misfortune to determine the consequences of deferred maintenance
Fig. I. Care spinning the wheel of misfortune to determine the consequences of deferred maintenance.

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