Explainer: calculating Maintenance Factor

Richard Hayes recently took a look at the way that Maintenance Factor is often ‘tweaked’ to make the cost of a lighting installation look better for the client, a process that undermines the concept of maintained values at the end of the maintenance cycle of the installation.

It occurred to us that not everyone has a firm understanding of how Maintenance Factor is calculated and what’s involved in arriving at that figure – and if its being massaged for commercial advantage, how that might happen.

We asked Paul Davidson of Aurora Lighting if we could use his presentation to the LIA earlier in 2019. Happily, he said Yes.

Here it is.

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