Skip to Main Content Skip to Footer

APPA TCO Part 2 Executive Summary

Demands on asset managers to maintain the mission of the organization while meeting the requirements of increasingly more diverse consumers, escalating budgetary realities, and the threat of failure from aging assets require an asset management professional’s response to be beyond the ‘business as usual’ model. Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) brings a new strategy that […]

How to Earn Your Free CEFP

Do you currently hold the EFP Certificate but have not earned the CEFP Credential?  If you qualify for the course, you can register FREE of charge through March 31, 2020.  Don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity to potentially advance your career and increase your professional growth! Earn your CEFP Credential today on us! For […]

APPA 1000-2 – Part 2: Implementation and Data Elements

Now Available in the APPA Bookstore! This new ANSI approved standard is available in the APPA Bookstore, and lays out the steps and defines the implementation and supporting data elements fundamental to the successful implementation of APPA’s Total Cost of Ownership (TCO). Building on APPA 1000 Part 1: Key Principles, Part 2 establishes a common […]

APPA Bookstore Brings Back the 12-in-12 Sale! Closes December 31

For the entire month of December, every item sold in the APPA Bookstore will be discounted 12%.  From one item to bulk orders, from a single book to already-discounted book packages, you can take advantage of a great sale on APPA’s excellent resources on educational facilities. Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities (trilogy, individual, or book/software package) APPA’s […]

APPA 2020 – Exhibit Sales OPEN!

Now Accepting ALL Booth Reservations! APPA 2020 Hall of Resources is the place you want to be as a firm that supports the facilities profession. Network with professionals from around the globe and share with them your expertise. We recognize the unique value you provide to our annual conference and our exposition is where we […]

The 2018-19 FPI Survey is NOW OPEN

The survey will close on Friday, January 17, 2020 at midnight ET. Log In To Access the FPI Survey Accessing the 2018-19 FPI Survey: To access the current FPI Survey for the 2018-19 fiscal year, please log in to your myAPPA account page and under the myAPPA Workspace/myResearch heading, you should click the link titled, “FPI Survey Access”. A […]

Start Off 2020 Right!

Join us in San Diego Join your colleagues from across North America and participate in one of APPA’s premier educational programs – Institute for Facilities Management or Leadership Academy. San Diego, CA will be our host city this February, for these life changing and career impacting programs.  Registration is limited and seats are filling up […]

2020 Awards Due November 30, 2019

Each year, APPA recognizes individual and institutional excellence and achievement through its awards program. The program was established to identify and encourage individual and institutional excellence in facilities management, and encourage and promote active participation in APPA’s programs and services. Nominations and applications are now being taken for APPA’s 2020 institutional and individual awards: • Award […]

When are APPA TCO principles applied?

The optimum time for application of TCO occurs during the planning and design phase of procuring or building an asset.  TCO is applicable to both minimally and significantly impactful decisions.  Application is useful for identifying the location of the facility, to the configuration and massing decisions, to high-level material selections such as steel, concrete, or […]

APPA TCO Part 1 – Executive Summary

Facilities have become increasingly more complex as the needs of organizations, communities, individuals, and relationships transform to remain current with major trends in higher education, business enterprise, and commercial development.  Rising construction and operational costs, regulatory requirements, increasing competition to attract and retain personnel, increasing programmatic needs, more complex requirements, and technological developments create many […]