FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions About FM BENCHMARKING

Feel free to e-mail us with any questions that are not answered below.

FM BENCHMARKING Cost & Value

+ How can I justify the FM BENCHMARKING expenditure to my management?

Subscriptions & Upgrades

+ When does my annual subscription term start and end?

+ How difficult is it to upgrade from the Starter Edition to the Premium Edition?

+ How often can I run reports?

Data Input

Note that only the Starter and Premium Editions require data input.

+ How long will it take to input my data?

+ Do I have to collect and input all of my data at once? How can I streamline the data input process?

+ How do I know when it’s time to upgrade from the Starter Edition to the Premium Edition?

+ What if my data change during the year? Can I rerun the reports?

+ I’m not sure I have enough data. Does that mean that FM BENCHMARKING is not for me?

+ Do I have to input data for all of my buildings?

+ My data is already in spreadsheets. Can I upload them directly into FM BENCHMARKING?

+ What if I have a campus setting? Can I put all my buildings in as one?

Premium & Starter Editions — Features & Capabilities

+ Will my company name be confidential?

+ I have several buildings and would like them organized by my company’s hierarchy. Is this possible?

+ Does FM BENCHMARKING track or monitor green initiatives?

+ I need to develop key performance indicators (KPIs) and show how we are doing from year to year. Can FM BENCHMARKING do that?

+ Does FM BENCHMARKING interface with IWMS, CAFM, and CMMS systems?

All Editions — Features & Capabilities

+ Does it matter if you don’t have many buildings in my country?

+ Does it matter if you don’t have many buildings of my type?

+ Does FM BENCHMARKING calculate building area efficiency rates?

+ Does the system handle multiple currencies?