SC Commission on Higher Education. Maintenance Needs Review. Presentation for Senate Finance Committee Higher Education Special Study Committee A Review of Institutional Planning Management, and Funding of Facility Maintenance Needs by Public Institutions of Higher Learning December 11, 2012.
What are Maintenance Needs?
What is Deferred Maintenance?
Review of CHE’s Assessment of Maintenance Needs
of South Carolina Public Institutions
CHE collects institutional data and assessments of the condition of Educational and General (E&G) Buildings and Infrastructure
Data is used to produce a Summary of E&G Building and Infrastructure Maintenance Needs
What are E&G Buildings?
For purposes of the CHE survey, buildings/facilities maintained by the institution that consist of 25% or more space dedicated to educational and general activities and that are more than 3,000 gross square feet (GSF)
1,623 total buildings across 33 campuses in fall 2011
813 of these were E&G facilities
Systems: 1) Foundation, 2) Exterior Walls, 3) Floor, 4) Roof,
5) Interior Walls, 6) Windows, 7) Doors, 8) Ceiling, 9) Heating,
10) Cooling, 11) Plumbing, 12) Electrical, and 13) Elevators
Standards: Safety and Design
Institutions rate each of the 13 Systems and 2 Standards on a 5-point scale where 1 is best condition and 5 is worst
Example of 1 System
Ratings of individual systems are aggregated and combined with multipliers to produce the overall building condition code:
Rating Scale and Multiplier:
Individual Building Data Aggregated to provide a Summary by Institution of E&G Building Maintenance Needs
Sample of Institutional Assessment of E&G Infrastructure Condition
Individual Building Data Aggregated to provide a Summary by Institution of E&G Infrastructure Maintenance Needs
Calculated E&G Building Maintenance Needs and Calculated Infrastructure Needs are Added to Produce Summary Total Maintenance Needs Assessment