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Buildings....The Gifts That Keep On Taking: A Framework for Integrated Decision Making

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Buildings....The Gifts That Keep On Taking: A Framework for Integrated Decision MakingBuildings....The Gifts That Keep On Taking: A Framework for Integrated Decision Making.
Author:Rodney Rose, with David A. Cain, Ph.D., James Dempsey, and Rich Schneider; Research PI: Douglas K. Christensen
Price:$ 65.00 (Member Price: $ 50.00)
Date Published:2007
Cover type:Softcover
No of Pages:94

A publication of the Center for Facilities Research (CFaR)

Primary author Rodney Rose presents the oft-neglected considerations for the hidden costs and long-term management and maintenance of a facility built with donated money. Focusing on the concepts of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), "Buildings…" is a timely, must-have tool for all educational facilities managers and other top university administrators.   Fully illustrated with 25 figures.  Research led by Douglas K. Christensen, APPA Fellow & Past APPA President, Rodney Rose, and Terry W. Ruprecht.

Preface: A Framework for Integrating Facilities Decisions

Chapter 1: Buildings...The Gifts That Keep on Taking

Chapter 2: Strategic Questions

Chapter 3: A Common Vocabulary

Chapter 4: Asset Investment Perspectives

Chapter 5: The Strategic Investment Pyramid

Chapter 6: Focus on Investment

Appendices: Policy Questions and Bibliography/Resources


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