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[E-Book] Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Maintenance[E-Book] Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Maintenance.
Author:Alan S. Bigger, editor-in-chief; J. Thomas Becker, Maintenance Task Force Chair
Price:$ 110.00 (Member Price: $ 85.00)
Date Published:02/01/2014
Cover type:E-Book
No of Pages:297

Second edition of popular APPA maintenance staffing guidelines publication--now available in a mobile-friendly format.

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APPA’s popular book series, Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities, is now available in an easy-to-access, easy-to-use e-book format.  The e-book can be read on your computer, tablet, or smartphone, and requires an Internet connection.  The new “flip-file” e-books allow you to easily navigate to the chapter or section you need, and the text is completely keyword searchable. NOTE: E-books are not downloadable or printable.

Fully revised and updated. Includes 13 chapters and 3 appendices, including an extensive glossary and bibliography.

To order the hard copy version of Operational Guidelines: Maintenance, go here.

  • Chapter 1: Maintenance of Buildings
  • Chapter 2: Levels of Maintenance and Benchmarking
  • Chapter 3: Maintenance FTE Determination with Applied Case Studies
  • Chapter 4: Zero-Based Staffing Build-Up
  • Chapter 5: Survey Data with Statistical Methodology for Maintenance FTE Estimation
  • Chapter 6: Staff Development, Hiring, and Training
  • Chapter 7: Staffing Considerations for Auxiliaries and K-12
  • Chapter 8: Contracting and Partnerships
  • Chapter 9: Preventive Maintenance Implementation
  • Chapter 10: Computerized Maintenance Management Systems
  • Chapter 11: Customer Satisfaction and Quality Assurance
  • Chapter 12: Compliance, Safety, and Sustainability
  • Chapter 13: Career Ladders and Position Descriptions
  • Appendix A: Glossary
  • Appendix B: Professional Organizations and Associations
  • Appendix C: Bibliography and Resources


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