8. Asset Management
Since your facility was designed, there have been countless changes from the original specification: new equipment may have been added, older systems have been modernized, and other configuration changes. Very, very few facilities have up-to-date documentation on the current state of their operations; such undocumented changes are frequently the “weak links” that lead to power problems.
- All components are documented in the context of an overall, system-level model
- Component-level specifications provide the foundations of system-level knowledge
- The operational interconnectedness of components is captured and codified