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New Book Available on Facilities Management

In Stock Date: 01/30/2013

Print Price: $109.95

Print ISBN: 9781606503249

Pages: 220

Available in: Case bound, Kindle format

Contact: Joel Levitt for a review copy

Facilities management is a broad-based discipline that calls into play architectural, construction, engineering, and management and human skills—particularly for running and maintaining commercial, institutional, academic, and industrial buildings. This book will cover the essential role and responsibilities of the facilities manager as it pertains to building maintenance. If you’re a newcomer to facilities management you will find this book an excellent introduction to managing maintenance.

Already an established professional? You’ll be able to brush up on the latest technological and regulatory trends affecting how complex facilities should be successfully maintained by way of risk assessment. The book contains ample, ready-to-use assessment forms and resources for extended practical information. Highlights include:

  • Coverage of key components of facilities maintenance management including risk management, building safety, operations and purchasing, staffing, and more
  • Guidance on new trends including ‘lean building maintenance’ and Green Building specs (Green Spec) like LEED
  • Guidance on legal contracts, safety regulations, energy efficiency, and more
  • Specific management guidance by building type including apartments, office buildings, hotels and resorts, government buildings, schools, transport facilities and many others.

Complete Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Facilities management

  • What does it take to manage this asset?
  • Why manage maintenance?
  • What is the appropriate level of maintenance?

Chapter 2 The Job of the Facilities Manager

  • Qualifications
  • Job descriptions
  • Looking toward the future
  • Succession

Chapter 3 Disaster and Disaster Recovery

  • Risks
  • Risk Management

Chapter 4 Building safety

  • Safe work process
  • Safety issues in building maintenance

Chapter 5 Building Security

  • Security audit

Chapter 6 Lean Maintenance for buildings

  • Effect of saving money
  • Ideas to save money
  • Lean maintenance strategies
  • How to develop money saving project

Chapter 7 Green buildings, LEED and Energy Savings

  • LEED and Energy Star
  • GreenSpec®
  • Cutting energy costs

Chapter 8 Legal Contracts

  • Types of contracts
  • Housekeeping contracts and contractors
  • Buying Janitorial contracts
  • Bidding and bid packages
  • Standard Form: construction

Chapter 9 Contracting

  • Steps of contracting
  • Tips to avoid claims
  • Getting the work done with contractors
  • Choosing contractors

Chapter 10 Maintenance Manual

  • General areas to cover
  • Specific areas to cover

Chapter 11 In-house maintenance and building crews

  • Job Control
  • Supervision
  • Scheduling
  • Training
  • Route maintenance
  • Tools
  • Estimating

Chapter 12 Purchasing and stocking materials,

  • Purchasing
  • Laws of agency
  • Business conduct
  • Standardization
  • Basic warehousing for buildings and facilities
  • Stocking and Purchasing Custodial supplies & materials.

Chapter 13 Computerization

  • Return on Investment
  • Discussions of how systems work
  • Typical Data for asset file
  • Data entry strategies
  • Evaluating CMMS- 50 Questions to help your CMMS search
  • Installing systems and training

Chapter 14 Other technology systems

  • Description of Building Automation System
  • BIM

Chapter 15 Budgeting for Maintenance and housekeeping

  • Budget model for maintenance of buildings, facilities and equipment
  • Maintenance budgeting
  • Phantom Savings
  • Discussion of forward looking budget 2-5 years, to 10 years
  • Zero-based budgeting
  • Zero-based housekeeping budgeting
  • How to get started start

Chapter 16 Maintenance fitness questionnaire

  • Initiation and Authorization of work
  • Systems and Procedures
  • Computerized Maintenance System
  • Preventive, Predictive, Condition based maintenance
  • Planning, Scheduling and Follow-up
  • Purchasing, Parts and Stores
  • Budgeting, Backlog, Maintenance, Ratios, Work Measurement
  • Guaranteed Maintainability
  • Training, Hiring and Development

Chapter 17 Get Maintenance Organized

  • Set-up Property File system
  • Survey
  • Using the filing system
  • Maintenance information flow
  • Sources of Maintenance Work
  • Maintenance work order
  • Auditing existing systems.

Chapter 18 Management of Housekeeping

  • Quality
  • Using work orders
  • Motivating People
  • Work Load
  • Estimating housekeeping
  • Crewing
  • Concepts to aid in management of housekeeping personnel
  • Chemicals and supplies
  • Machines

Chapter 19 PM Preventive Maintenance

  • What can PM do for you
  • PM approach
  • What is PM?
  • PM Task Lists
  • Set-up your own PM system,
  • Task lists you can use immediately (appendix)
  • Set-up PM
  • Twenty Ideas for your PM system
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • How to choose what belongs under the PM program
  • PM grounds
  • Special Issue: Apartment/store/office turnover and preparation
  • Using Section 8 Inspection Forms in a housing development as the basis for your PM system
  • Why systems fail
  • Predictive Maintenance
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