1st Edition

Handbook of Facility Assessment

By James E. Piper Copyright 2004
    458 Pages
    by River Publishers

    First published in 2004. This practical guide is designed for facility and maintenance managers who are facing "repair or replace" decisions for their buildings. Filled with useful information and resources to aid in the decision process, this hands-on reference shows readers how to accurately rate the condition of existing equipment and components, effectively assess their options, and avoid making costly mistakes. Detailed step-by-step instructions are provided, along with forms listing specific criteria identified for rating each building component. Topics include the assessment process; building site, shell, and interior; HVAC, plumbing, electrical, transportation, and safety systems; and more.

    The Facility Assessment Process

    General Forms

    The Building Site

    The Building Envelope

    The Building Interior

    Mechanical Systems

    Plumbing Systems

    Electrical Systems

    Transportation Systems

    Outdoor Recreational Facilities



    James E. Piper