"Emory University: Using Emory University's Building Acceptance--Occupancy Approval Checklist to Improve Turnover of Buildings from Construction to Maintenance and Operations at Occupancy."
Author: Hascall, Robert S.
Published In: Facilities Manager
Date: September/October 2003
Included in magazine section on 2003 Effective & Innovative Practices Award recipients. Describes comprehensive checklist used at Emory, which provides requirements for when each task is to begin and who is responsible to participate in it; many tasks, such as periodic inspections by the maintenenance/operations staff, are ongoing throughout the construction process. Includes web links to checklist documents. Describes institutional benefits; innovation, creativity, and originality; portability and sustainability; management commitment and employee involvement; and documentation, analysis, customer input, and benchmarking of this award winning activity.
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