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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Spare Parts Expense Allocation

Written by Heidi Schwartz. Posted in Facility Management, Professional Development, Question Of The Week

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Published on November 07, 2011 with No Comments

Q. Ours is a new facility due for warranty expiration early next year. For budgeting the MEP maintenance services, what is the standard practice of allocation towards spare parts expenses?

Is it a percentage of construction/installation expense of MEP systems? Or should it be calculated at actual cost?

Facilities Manager
Pharmatrade LLC

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About Heidi Schwartz

Heidi Schwartz

Schwartz joined Group C Media in April 1989 as managing editor of Today's Facility Manager (TFM) magazine (formerly Business Interiors) where she was subsequently promoted to editor/co-publisher of the monthly trade magazine for facility management professionals. In September 2012, she took over the newly created position of internet director for TFM's parent company, Group C Media, where she is charged with developing content and creating online strategies for TFM and its sister publication, Business Facilities. Schwartz can be reached at

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