Computer Maintenance Management System

Work Orders
Preventive Maintenance
Inventory-Asset Management

Product & Services

About NetRequest™

Advanced Planning Technologies, Inc. combined the latest innovative programs (Java, SVG, PostgreSQL) used to create and display what is seen on the internet and developed an application that is truly web based and 100% flexible.

This application is our NetRequest™ program.  It is the first Internet-Based organizational and facility management system designed and developed as a tool that can be used by any department, administrator, contractor, emergency response personnel, etc., in and outside of an organization.  Users can track everything from a campus/site plan to employees, physical assets, non-physical concepts like radon or asbestos, space planning and capacity/occupancy, emergency procedures and mechanical systems.

NetRequest™ has the first ever built in CAD system that actually allows you to design, develop and produce your own building layouts/blueprints; once a change is made it is instantly visible to any NetRequest user.  The ability to place real images of all your equipment, assets, employees, mechanical systems, etc. provides a level of visual understanding that everyone can relate to, understand and work with; it’s no longer proprietary to any one department, trade, employee or contractor.

Our PostgreSQL database completes a system that allows you to visually see anything in real time, including each asset’s specific location via NetRequest’s Location Intelligence, manufacturing and tracking information, regulatory compliance, MSDS and O&M Manuals, etc. All this information can be maintained, queried, displayed and reported on wherever there is internet access.

NetRequest™ is used to handle any issue relating to facilities – or beyond!

Some of the features of NetRequest™ include:

• Multi-Level User Accounts • Photo-Realistic Image Library
• Internet-Based CAD • Reporting
• Document Archives • Secure Data Storage
• Color Coding and Layersets • Database Access Module

Facility Management with NetRequest™

In today’s economy administrators and facility managers deal with ongoing restraints and challenges. Some of the most common issues facing  managers today include:

  • Shrinking maintenance budgets
  • Resource constraints
  • Political priorities
  • Unfunded mandates
  • Distributed data and data disparities
  • Lost and/or unorganized documentation
  • Organizational stovepipes

The question for administrators and facility managers is how to prevail over these issues by better utilizing the resources on-hand, and how to convince leadership that achieving efficiencies and cost savings can be accomplished with investments in technology.  NetRequest™ can enable administrators and facility managers to be more effective decision makers and provide for more effective management of facility information.

The benefits achieved by implementing NetRequest™

Strategic Planning: Tasks include analysis of property and space to provide capital planning of new or remodel assets to improve the mission of the organization.  NetRequest™ aids Facility Management in analyzing and determining space requirements, equipment locations, construction costs, environmental constraints, encroachments, and other crucial planning functions.

Space Inventory and Management: NetRequest™ can define and calculate space attributes and data elements as well as the physical asset inventories of an organization including analysis of space dimensions, classifications and utilization, hazardous material locations, lead, radon and asbestos locations, evacuation routes, fire and emergency equipment locations, emergency shutoff locations and buildings attributes such as:

  • Age
  • Cost data
  • Life expectancy
  • Estimated replacement costs
  • Construction data
  • Contract and Warranty data
  • Blueprint, O&M manuals, parts lists
  • Photo, video, PDF, Word & Excel Documents
  • Building managers
  • Telephone numbers
  • Technology drops

Operation Management: NetRequest™ can aid in tracking energy consumption, utilities monitoring, lighting management, janitorial, and grounds maintenance responsibilities and cost.

Maintenance and Repairs: NetRequest™ allows for monitoring routine repairs and preventive maintenance operations in the facility. Safety conditions can be tracked and managed with historical data.

Assessments: Conditional Analysis typically includes building and assets condition inspections, condition reporting, security vulnerability and risk assessments. NetRequest™ allows you to store this information to the specific asset for instant retrieval and historical tracking.

Space Forecasting: NetRequest™ gives you the ability to determine current space utilization and to project future space requirements based on department requirements. This includes the ability to manage the requirements for people, space, utilities, technology access, as well as the cost and move planning features.


Benefits of NetRequest™ in Facility Management tasks can be organized into better asset management, cost reduction, cost avoidance, and information improvement. Typical benefits include the following:

  • More efficient space utilization to achieve cost savings.
  • Reduction in moving and relocation activities resulting in greatly reduced relocation costs.
  • Improvement in facilities management efficiencies.
  • Improved project planning leading to reductions in A&E, construction, and building maintenance costs.
  • Fast and accurate reporting on critical facilities information.
  • Existing processes will become more efficient and streamlined, using standardized data that is shared across the enterprise.
  • The NetRequest™ gives facilities managers the tools necessary to become more proactive instead of reactive to facilities’ requirements and enabling better decision making.
  • Improve safety and environmental planning capabilities, reducing risk from accident and regulatory compliance violations.
  • Disaster planning capabilities are significantly improved to reduce the potential for human injury or death in a disaster as well as to improve those required for operational recovery.
  • Data standardization across the organization and the elimination of redundant information held by multiple organizations in various degrees of quality and accuracy.
  • Protection to static documents: Blueprints, O&M manuals, parts lists, receipts, warranties, photos, etc.

About NetTask™

NetTask™ is a Work Order / Preventive Maintenance / Asset-Inventory Management system. It can be run as a standalone internet base Computer Maintenance Management System  (CMMS) or it can be integrated directly into our NetRequest™ system.  This duel application gives you the power and flexibility of having both a fulling interactive CAFM system and a complete CMMS system all in one.

NetTask™ can:

  • Increase employee productivity
  • Allows for faster responses to work/repair request
  • Maintains management approval requirements and work order flow
  • Task employee work/repair time and costs
  • Schedule future preventive maintenance and ongoing maintenance requests
  • Control inventory and inventory notifications on low level thresholds
  • Notify workers of new word requests and tracks the status of work orders & PM’s
  • Completely customizable to be tailored to conform to the way your organization is set up
  • Able to track multiple department requests including IT requests.