The Division develops policies and standards for facilities modernization maintenance, safety and environmental compliance, maintains records and performs analyses. This includes facilities strategic planning and aligning mission needs with facilities portfolio ensuring suitable working environment for NWS employees. The Division formulates and establishes national safety and environmental compliance programs, policies, and procedures. It develops policies and procedures for facilities maintenance and replacement. The Division reviews and evaluates regional maintenance plans; allocates funding; maintains workload and estimating models; manages the computerized facilities maintenance management system; and performs analyses to optimize life-cycle costs and performance. The Division directs and coordinates strategic initiatives for facility occupancy and usage. This includes evaluation of new and acquired facilities leasing as well as repair and maintenance of buildings, grounds, and utility systems of existing facilities. The Division identifies opportunities to increase space utilization efficiency with consolidation, colocation, teleworking and hoteling functions.