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Operational Guidelines Trilogy Package Operational Guidelines Trilogy Package.
Author: J. Thomas Becker, Editor in Chief and Theodore J. Weidner

 

 

This package includes all three softcover books in the popular APPA trilogy, Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities at a 15% discount:

• Custodial

• Grounds

• Maintenance

All have been fully revised and expanded and include numerous figures, graphics, glossaries, and additional resources. The Trilogy Package is available in softcover format only.

As a bonus, these publications include access to digital versions of many of the charts and forms included in the books, which will be accessible via the APPA website once logged in. Instructions for assigning access will occur during the check out process.

Softcover, ISBN 978-0-913359-15-0, Item A789
$ 281.00 (Member Price: $ 217.00)

Date Published: 06/01/2023
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Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Custodial, 4th Edition Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Custodial, 4th Edition.
Author: J. Thomas Becker, Editor in Chief and Theodore J. Weidner

 

Filled with updated color charts, graphs, and case studies, this highly anticipated release of the updated and revised edition is now available.

Our popular guidelines assist in establishing comprehensive staffing levels and exposing the reader to best management practices across a wide variety of campuses.

Additionally, they address a wide spectrum of issues facing the custodial community today inclding the custodian’s role in student success, SOPs, APPA's Levels of Cleanliness (fully updated and expanded), contracting options, specialty areas, the mathematics of cleaning, staffing levels and worksheets allowing you to customize for your institution, onboarding, and much more!

  • Available in digital and softcover format. 
    Note that the digital format is accessible via the APPA Website, and not printable or downloable.
  • As a bonus, this publication includes access to digital versions of many of the charts and forms included in the book. 
  • Both the digital book and the digital forms will be accessible via the APPA website once logged in. Instructions for assigning access will occur during the check out process.

396 pages, ISBN 978-0-913359-15-0, Item A788-M
$ 120.00 (Member Price: $ 89.00)

Date Published: 01/01/2023
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Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Maintenance, 3rd Edition Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Maintenance, 3rd Edition.
Author: J. Thomas Becker, Editor in Chief, and Theodore J. Weidner, Editor and Project Lead

 

Filled with color charts, graphs, and case studies, the guidelines assist in creating staffing levels for your institution using APPA’s Levels of Maintenance, and exposing the reader to best management practices across a wide variety of campuses.

Additionally, the book addresses a wide spectrum of issues facing the maintenance community today such as outsourcing, maintenance of buildings, customer service, Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), sustainability, staff development, turnover of work (TOW), and managing a major interruption of basic services.

This book also provides real-world management examples of the impact and importance of technological enhancements within the facilities profession. It explores the evolution and broader implications and opportunities of integrated platforms, and the utilization of data and mega-data in identifying pending concerns, and their use in driving decisions and procedures to address them.

  • Available in digital and softcover format.
  • Note that the digital format is accessible via the APPA Website, and not printable or downloable.
  • As a bonus, this publication includes access to digital versions of many of the charts and forms included in the book. 
  • Both the digital book and the digital forms will be accessible via the APPA website once logged in. Instructions for assigning access will occur during the check out process.

356 pages, ISBN 978-0-913359-19-8, Item A787-M
$ 120.00 (Member Price: $ 89.00)

Date Published: 02/08/2022
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Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Grounds, 3rd Edition Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Grounds, 3rd Edition.
Author: J. Thomas Becker, R. Marc Fournier and Brandon Rux

 

Fully updated with current and vital information on staffing, service levels, and technological advances, while emphasizing sustainability, and using real-world examples you can use at YOUR facility! 

Additionally, this book addresses issues including sustainable grounds management strategies, turf systems, snow and ice operations, invasive pests, and contracting options.

  • Available in digital and softcover format.
  • Note that the digital format is accessible via the APPA Website, and not printable or downloable.
  • As a bonus, this publication includes access to digital versions of many of the charts and forms included in the book.
  • Both the digital book and the digital forms will be accessible via the APPA website once logged in. Instructions for assigning access will occur during the check out process.

319 pages, ISBN 978-0-913359-13-6, Item A785-M
$ 120.00 (Member Price: $ 89.00)

Date Published: 08/03/2020
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