PUBLICATIONS

Here, you will find a number of publications relating to Roth IAMS services, sectors and everything in between. Please contact us if there is something more specific you are looking for.

Articles

July 7, 2022

Who Is Qualified to Conduct a Facility Condition Assessment?

Roth IAMS Ltd.

Why does the ASTM E2018-15 Baseline Guide for Property Condition Assessment focus on experience rather than professional license when conducting a property or facility condition assessment? The following is an overview of an assessment gone bad – using licensed professionals who are inexperienced in Facility Assessment.


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July 7, 2022

Question of the Week: What Are the Risks for 40-60 Year-Old Facilities?

Roth IAMS Ltd.

Many schools requiring the most attention fall into the category of 40-60 year-old facilities. This is the age, within facilities, that major renovation should be considered. Problems emerge with issues related to modernization, utilization, and operation that make a cosmetic remodel no longer adequate.


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July 7, 2022

Are You Managing Your Facilities or Are Your Facilities Managing You?

Roth IAMS Ltd.

I had an epiphany. After working from home for years overseeing hundreds of people across time zones, I realized I’m not working from home, I’m living at work. How about you? Are you managing your facilities or are your facilities managing you?


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July 7, 2022

Is your Organization Planning to Conduct Facility Condition Assessments in 2022?

Roth IAMS Ltd.

Use Sourcewell and save time and money by combining the buying power of more than 50,000 government, education, and non-profit organizations. Sourcewell holds hundreds of competitively solicited cooperative contracts ready for use.


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July 7, 2022

Maryland Leads the Way in 2022 for K-12 School Funding

Roth IAMS Ltd.

This article is based on the Workgroup on Assessment and Funding of School Facilities, January 2022. This report was based on a recommendation of the Knott Commission in 2018 and was delayed in 2019-2021. This report builds upon the 21st Century School Facilities Act of 2018.


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Statement of Qualifications

Jan. 06, 2022

STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS: K-12 EDUCATION

By William (Bill) Roth, Roth IAMS Ltd.


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Jan. 06, 2022

STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS: HIGHER EDUCATION

By William (Bill) Roth, Roth IAMS Ltd.


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Jan. 06, 2022

STATEMENT OF QUALIFICATIONS: MUNICIPAL

By William (Bill) Roth, Roth IAMS Ltd.


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White papers

Sept. 9, 2022

Understanding Your Client’s Risk Management Goals. This Week’s Focus: Preventative Maintenance

Kyle Christiansen & Brenton Wier, Roth IAMS Ltd.

The primary focus of the FCA is to develop a defensible budget and set of priorities. An FCA is a broad overview of overall building condition with recommendations for lifecycle and condition-based replacements of building assets. However, there are additional goals that can be integrated with the execution of an FCA. The FCA is typically regarded as a capital planning tool, but with a modest enhancement to the scope of work, the FCA can play a vital role in preventative maintenance.


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Feb. 14, 2020

THE DAY OF ”RECONING”

Ayden Townsend, Roth IAMS Ltd.

As the March 31 reporting period approaches, District School Boards (DSBs) are faced with the task of reconciling their year-to-date capital project expenditures with EFIS (Education Financial Information System), by May 15, 2020, in order to receive their allocation of SCI (School Condition Improvement) funding.


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Feb. 13 2020

AIMING FOR LESS WORSE

By William (Bill) Roth, Roth IAMS Ltd., FCAPX and SLAM Technologies Ltd.

The beginning of a new year and a new decade is the perfect time to consider tackling an important issue for all Asset and Facility Managers. Do you find it challenging to set realistic expectations for the results of your capital renewal program? If you do, you are not alone.


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May 27, 2019

THE INTEGRATION OF CAPITAL AND MAINTENANCE

By William (Bill) Roth, Roth IAMS Ltd., FCAPX and SLAM Technologies Ltd.

For decades, Property and Asset Managers have been developing Capital Renewal Strategies independent of their Maintenance Management Strategies for their portfolios in an effort to drive more value (i.e. profit, educational outcomes, reduced patient stays, etc.), out of their buildings.


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Apr. 16, 2016

WHICH HIGH IS HIGHER THAN HIGH?

By William (Bill) Roth, Roth IAMS Ltd., FCAPX and SLAM Technologies Ltd.

In today’s complicated world of aging infrastructure and constrained funding, the most critical question Asset Managers need to answer is “Which High is Higher than High?”.


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Apr. 16, 2016

REINVENTING THE DREADED BUDGETING PROCESS

Tim Robins, L.I.F.T. Management Solutions & William (Bill) Roth, Roth IAMS Ltd.

Across all sectors of the facility asset management industry we have consistently heard organizations displeasure with their budgeting process. We would like to introduce you to a different approach that we have developed that has improved overall capital investment decisions, while reducing the burden and stress on the team members involved.


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Conferences

Media Releases

March 5, 2021

Roth IAMS Continues to Grow by Expanding to U.S.

Roth IAMS Ltd.


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