7 Ways to know Your A/E Really Wants to Save You Money
The real cost of a facility is not in the purchasing of land or the construction materials and labor, which comprise only 15 percent of a facility's life-cycle cost. The real cost of a facility is measured by how much it will cost to operate the facility over 10, 30 or more years. This eBook describes 7 characteristics to help you identify the A/E firms that want to help you lower your costs.
So You Don't Have a Rich Uncle
In the midst of tax caps, funding cuts and aged facilities, county, state and federal prison operators must continue to secure and provide the correct care to an exploding inmate population. Without the correct funding, this becomes immensely difficult. This eBook presents 9 fresh ideas to help operators do more when it seems nothing can be done but beg.
How to Lower Costs Without Putting Staff at Risk
The costs associated with correctional staffing is a vicious cycle that only results in more cost if not accounting for the entire problem. Operators dealing with budget cuts have reduced staff, put a freeze on hiring, reduced salaries and benefits and eliminated pay increases. While looking good in the books, these solutions only solve half the equation and actually add more cost when taking into account injury and stress corrections employees encounter when dealing with the ever-growing inmate population.
For operators who desperately need to reduce staffing costs, this eBook presents sustainable solutions that cut costs without shuffling costs to another budget line item.
Five Correctional Facility Strategies that Cut Construction Costs
The past eight years have seen an incredible growth in the U.S. prison population. Since 2000, State and Federal prison populations have increased an average of 4.1% annually, almost 32% in eight years. If you're involved in prision operations, private or public, then you are well aware of this growth and the challenges it has created on state bugets and State infrastructures. Priority on for both private and public prison operators is finding any way possible to cut costs. In this eBook, we offer five proven strategies for dramatically cutting correctional facility construction costs.