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Printed Book Format
Operational Guidelines Trilogy Package Operational Guidelines Trilogy Package.
Author: Alan S. Bigger, Editor-in-Chief

This package includes all three softcover books in the popular APPA trilogy, Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities:

 

  • 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.

Softcover, 878 pages, Item A767
$ 281.00 (Member Price: $ 217.00)

Date Published: 2011
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All three titles in the Operational Guidelines trilogy in softcover format, at a 15% discount!


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Printed Book Format
Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Custodial Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Custodial.
Author: Alan S. Bigger, editor-in-chief; Casey J. Wick, Custodial Task Force Chair

 

Fully revised and updated.  Recalculated times for 33 standard room categories; 21 chapters; 7 appendices, including an extensive glossary and room/time matrices.  Recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council - 1 point toward LEED for Existing Buildings, Operations & Maintenance.

Please see the APPA Custodial Guidelines/CleanOpsStaff Package which includes a free copy of this publication!

Softcover, 356 pages, ISBN 1-890956-65-1, Item A764
$ 110.00 (Member Price: $ 85.00)

Date Published: 2011
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Third edition of popular APPA custodial staffing guidelines publication.


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E-Book Format
[E-Book] Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Custodial [E-Book] Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Custodial.
Author: Alan S. Bigger, editor-in-chief; Casey J. Wick, Custodial Task Force Chair


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.

Certain voluminous appendices in the Custodial book (room matrices and audit forms) are not included in the e-book, but instead are linked directly from the text to a website for easy review or printing.

Fully revised and updated.  Recalculated times for 33 standard room categories; 21 chapters; 7 appendices, including an extensive glossary and room/time matrices.  Recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council - 1 point toward LEED for Existing Buildings, Operations & Maintenance.  

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


Also see the APPA Custodial Guidelines/CleanOpsStaff Package, which includes a free copy of the printed publication.

E-Book, 356 pages, ISBN 1-890956-80-5, Item A764-E
$ 110.00 (Member Price: $ 85.00)

Date Published: 02/01/2014
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Third edition of popular APPA custodial staffing guidelines publication--now available in a mobile-friendly format.


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Custodial Guidelines/CleanOpsStaff Package Custodial Guidelines/CleanOpsStaff Package.
Author: APPA and Hunter Consulting & Training


This is a fully updated and revised software application that supplements APPA's popular publication, Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Custodial, third edition.  CleanOpsStaff-3ed includes the five APPA Appearance Levels, 33 standard room categories, custodial data in cleanable square feet (csf), and much more.  The software is network-enabled, allowing real-time file sharing.  CleanOpsStaff-3ed performs all the calculations of the Operational Guidelines: Custodial publication, generates reports, generates audit package with LEED Existing Building EQ credits calculation.  In addition, you can export reports and other data to Excel, Word, or PowerPoint. 

This purchase includes the printed book, a Product Code for activation of the software, as well as 60 days of tech support from the software developer.

RETURN POLICY: You may request a refund for the Maintenance Guidelines/MainOpsStaff package ONLY within 60 days of purchase and ONLY if you have NOT used your Product Code and Activation Key to activate the MainOpsStaff-2ed software.

Softcover, 356 pages, Item A764-P
$ 455.00 (Member Price: $ 360.00)

Date Published: 2011-2012
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Exclusively available from APPA


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Printed Book Format
Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Maintenance Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Maintenance.
Author: Alan S. Bigger, Editor-in-Chief; J. Thomas Becker, Maintenance Task Force Chair


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

Please see the Maintenance Guidelines/MainOpsStaff Package which includes a free copy of this publication!

Softcover, 297 pages, ISBN 1-890956-67-8, Item A766
$ 110.00 (Member Price: $ 85.00)

Date Published: 2011
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Second edition of popular APPA maintenance staffing guidelines publication


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E-Book Format
[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


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

E-Book, 297 pages, ISBN 1-890956-82-1, Item A766-E
$ 110.00 (Member Price: $ 85.00)

Date Published: 02/01/2014
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Second edition of popular APPA maintenance staffing guidelines publication--now available in a mobile-friendly format.


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Maintenance Guidelines/MainOpsStaff Software Package Maintenance Guidelines/MainOpsStaff Software Package.
Author: APPA and Hunter Consulting & Training

MainOpsStaff-2ed is a software application that implements the Aggregate FTE Method Determination protocol contained in Chapter 3 of the APPA Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities Maintenance, second edition (Guidelines) publication. Built into the MainOpsStaff-2ed software package are the five APPA Maintenance Service Levels, with worksheets for Maintained Space inventory data in GSF or NASF units of measure. All data and reports can be easily exported to Excel, Word, or PowerPoint. In addition, local variables may be configured to meet local conditions for your workforce and campus profile.

This package includes a printed book, a product code for activation of the software, and 60 days of free technical support and can extend for six month or one year. It handles 5,000 records and is capable of handling all functions for small to medium-sized campuses. You can purchase an upgrade to an additional record capacity up to 20,000 records and import your space inventory data from Excel workbooks. You can also purchase live online training and implementation support is provided via phone and webinar session.

Want to test-drive before you buy? To download the demo version go to https://www.hunterct.com/download-mainopsstaff-2e.  The demo is fully functional for a single record and will allow complete evaluation of all the basic features as well as the upgrades. Output features are limited in the demo version.

RETURN POLICY: You may request a refund for the Maintenance Guidelines/MainOpsStaff package ONLY within 60 days of purchase and ONLY if you have NOT used your Product Code and Activation Key to activate the MainOpsStaff-2ed software.

Softcover, 295 pages, ISBN 978-0-913359-09-9, Item A766-P
$ 455.00 (Member Price: $ 360.00)

Date Published: 07/24/2018
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MainOpsStaff may only be purchased as part of this package. You'll receive product code for the downloadable software.


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Printed Book Format
Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Grounds Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Grounds.
Author: Alan S. Bigger, Editor-in-Chief; Thomas Flood, Grounds Task Force Chair

 

Fully revised and updated. Includes 5 Levels of Service for 6 standard spaces; 9 chapters; 4 appendices, including an extensive grounds/landscape operations glossary.
 

Please see the APPA Guidelines/GroundsOpsStaff Package which includes a free copy of this publication!

Softcover, 225 pages, ISBN 1-890956-66-X, Item A765
$ 110.00 (Member Price: $ 85.00)

Date Published: 2011
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Second edition of popular grounds staffing guidelines publication


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E-Book Format
[E-Book] Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Grounds [E-Book] Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Grounds.
Author: Alan S. Bigger, editor-in-chief; Tom Flood, Grounds Task Force Chair


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 requires an Internet connection and can be read on your computer, tablet, or smartphone.  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 5 Levels of Service for 6 standard spaces; 9 chapters; 4 appendices, including an extensive grounds/landscape operations glossary.

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


Also see the APPA Grounds Guidelines/GroundsOpsStaff Package, which includes a free copy of the printed publication.

E-Book, 225 pages, ISBN 1-890956-81-3, Item A765-E
$ 110.00 (Member Price: $ 85.00)

Date Published: 02/01/2014
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Second edition of popular APPA grounds staffing guidelines publication--now available in a mobile-friendly format.


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Grounds Guidelines/GroundsOpsStaff Package Grounds Guidelines/GroundsOpsStaff Package.
Author: APPA and Hunter Consulting & Training

 

This is the updated software application that supplements APPA's popular publication, Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Grounds, second edition.  GroundsOpsStaff-2ed includes the five APPA Appearance Levels, the six standard grounds areas, worksheets for grounds inventory data in multiple units of measure, and much more.  

The software allows you to easily run calculations on your grounds staffing data and helps you justify your human and funding resources for your campus' landscape operation.  GroundsOpsStaff is network-enabled, allowing real-time file sharing.  GroundsOpsStaff-2ed performs all the calculations of the Operational Guidelines: Grounds publication, generates reports, and generates audit package.  In addition, you can export reports and other data to Excel, Word, or PowerPoint.

Your purchase includes a print copy of the Operational Guidelines: Grounds, a Product Code for software activation, and 60 days of tech support provided by the software developer. 

RETURN POLICY: You may request a refund for the Maintenance Guidelines/MainOpsStaff package ONLY within 60 days of purchase and ONLY if you have NOT used your Product Code and Activation Key to activate the MainOpsStaff-2ed software.

Softcover, 225 pages, Item A765-P
$ 455.00 (Member Price: $ 360.00)

Date Published: 2012
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Exclusively available from APPA.


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