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Will You Have Adequate Capital Replacement Funds for the Future?
Capital replacement plans typically focus on depreciable assets. However, every component of a building will need to be replaced, repaired or maintained over time. As buildings age, expenses tend to compound, and you can suddenly find yourself without funds to fix problems. Learn what you need to include to properly budget for the future. 
Energy Conservation: Learn How Recommissioning of HVAC Systems Improves Efficiency

As energy conservation requirements are being adopted into more building codes and regulations, building owners are looking for more ways to save energy. An often overlooked method to easily improve the operation, comfort and efficiency of your buildings is recommissioning your HVAC systems. Implementing recommissioning will not only have immediate benefits of lowering operating costs, but will likely extend the life of these expensive systems and equipment as well.
Fundamentals of Replacement Planning & Budgeting for the Executive Team 
Our nine-part blog series focuses on best practices for asset management of real property. Part two focuses on Replacement Planning & Budgeting. We explain why using a five- or ten-year budget plan is inherently risky. Learn four primary reasons 20- to 30-year replacement reserve budgets ensure adequate funds for the future.
zumBrunnen Pleased to Announce New Projects in 17 States

We assist all types of clients in making smart business decisions about their facilities. We are proud to announce recent project commissions for clients all across the country. We want to sincerely thank our ongoing clients for their continued business and extend a warm welcome to our newest clients.
Congrats to David Segmiller for Winning zumBrunnen's Mascot Naming Contest
Say hello to Johnny Zee! David J. Segmiller, FAIA, Managing Principal and Director with Perkins Eastman, submitted the winning entry in our contest. John zumBrunnen treated David to lunch at Luciano's Restaurant in Charlotte to award him with the grand prize. Thanks to everyone who sent in a suggestion!

Upcoming Conferences

October 13, 2016 - Community Associations Institute - Southeast Florida Trade Show, Hallandale, FL. We will have a booth at the trade show.

October 30-November 2, 2016 - LeadingAge Annual Meeting & Exposition, Indianapolis, IN. We will be at Booth #3818 during the trade show.

New Projects

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