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1st Edition

Effective Building Maintenance
Protection of Capital Assets

ISBN 9781439845530
Published August 2, 2010 by River Publishers
432 Pages

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Book Description

This text addresses in great detail the requirements for designing, implementing, and managing programs and procedures for the maintenance of major building elements from the foundation to the roof, including interior and exterior support systems and sitework elements. Topics include facilities as assets, major renovations, preventative maintenance, special maintenance considerations, and designing for building maintenance.

Table of Contents

Facilities as Assets
Programmed Maintenance as Asset Management
Maintenance Planning and Budgeting
Staffing the Maintenance Department
Computerized Maintenance Management Systems

Planned Replacement or Major Renovation
Building Component Life
Funded Depreciation and Budgeting for Replacement/ Renovation
Life-Cycle Cost Analysis at Replacement/Renovation Time
Consequences of Deferred Replacement/Renovation

Preventative Maintenance
Basic Requirements for General Construction Maintenance
Basic Requirements for Service Systems Maintenance
Predictive Maintenance Methods
Preventive and Predictive Maintenance Procedures

Special Maintenance Considerations
Sustainable Maintenance v. Sustainable Buildings
Indoor Air Quality
Moisture Intrusion and Mold Infestation
Dealing with Failing Masonry Walls

Designing for Building Maintainability
General Construction
Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning

A: Filter Application Guidelines
B: Dilution Ventilation Requirements
C: Funded Depreciation Financial Factors
D: Maintenance Staff Job Descriptions
E: Preventative Maintenance Procedures
F: Preventative Maintenance Procedures for Access by Disabled Persons

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