Facilities Management: Managing Maintenance for Buildings and Facilities (Hardcover)

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This book will cover the essential role and responsibilities of the facilities manager as it pertains to building maintenance.

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. 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 as well as guidance on legal contracts, safety regulations, energy efficiency, and more. The author also details specific management guidance by building type including apartments, office buildings, hotels and resorts, government buildings, schools, transport facilities, and many others.

About the Author

Joel Levitt, President of Springfield Resources. Mr. Levitt is a leading facilities maintenance trainer throughout the US, Canada, Middle East Gulf region, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Since 1980, he has consulted in a wide variety of regulated and unregulated, union and non-union industries including subsidized housing, airports, hospitals, school systems, government, pharmaceuticals, oil, and high tech manufacturing. He has trained over 15,000 maintenance professionals from 20 countries in more than 500 classes and workshops. Mr. Levitt has written 10 books on maintenance management and contributed chapters to two other books. He has written over 100 articles for trade publications on maintenance topics.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781606503249
ISBN-10: 1606503243
Publisher: Momentum Press
Publication Date: February 15th, 2013
Pages: 258
Language: English