An Updated Guide to Establishing Cutting-Edge Operations and Maintenance Procedures for Today's Complex Facilities An essential on-the-job resource, Facility Manager's Maintenance Handbook presents step-by-step coverage of the planning, design, and execution of operations and maintenance procedures for structures, equipment, and systems in any type of facility. This career-building reference provides the tools needed to streamline facility management processes...reduce operational costs...and ensure the effective utilization, maintenance, repair, and renovation of existing physical assets. Now with 40% new information, this Second Edition includes brand-new chapters on emergency response procedures...maintenance operations benchmarking...capital and operational budgets management...boiler and steam plant operations... and other vital topics. The only book of its kind to cover both operations and maintenance, the updated Facility Manager's Maintenance Handbook features: Updated information on mechanical equipment and systems maintenance The latest fire protection procedures A comprehensive account of building codes Guidance on hazardous materials handling Excellent preparation for the IFMA Certified Facility Manager (CFM) qualification Inside This State-of-the-Art Facility Management Resource • Part 1: Organizing for Maintenance Operations • Part 2: Facility Operations and Maintenance • Operations Plans • Maintenance Plans • Part 3: Equipment and Systems Operations • Maintenance o Part 4: Facilities Emergency Preparedness o Part 5: Capital Investment
Master every aspect of successfully operating a facility department! Facility Manager's Portable Handbook, by Bernard Lewis, shortens the learning curve by laying out for you important procedures and techniques related to the administration, operation, maintenance, and repair of all architectural and structural items, both interior andexterior, plus equipment and mechanical, electrical, plumbing, utility, and fire safety systems.The Handbook guides you to the best practices for: *Planning, estimating, and controlling all department costs*Maintaining records and reports*Keeping services running during emergencies *Selecting and managing contractors*Installing and using a comprehensive quality control program*Complying with federal, state, and local safety and health policies and regulations*And much, much moreCase studies help to spare you expensive trial-and-error efforts. These lively models show you exactly how top facility departments in industry, government, commercial properties and institutions organize, operate and control their various facility support operations, with apositive impact on their organizations' bottom line. The Handbook's a veritable bible for maintenance, facility, and operations managers, supervisors and engineers!
Nothing ever published in the facility management field comes close to the unconditional acceptance of The Facility Management Handbook. Extensively updated for the realities of today's workplace, the book gives readers the tools and guidance they need to wipe out inefficiency, and create a productive facility that integrates people, place, and process. In addition, the book includes 30% new material, including indispensable information on sustainability and post 9/11 security concerns. Comprehensive and up to date, this is still the ultimate resource for facility managers.
Generations of engineers and managers have turned to this popular handbook for expert guidance on maintenance for all types of facilities, including industrial plants, power generating stations, refineries, schools, hospitals, and office buildings. Now revised and updated with 40% new material, the Fifth Edition offers you detailed information on every aspect of maintenance engineering - from new technical advances to maintaining the latest machinery. You'll find practical advice from 55 specialists on the organization and management of the maintenance function ... establishing costs and controls ... maintenance of plant facilities ... sanitation and housekeeping ... maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment ... and maintenance of service equipment. The Fifth Edition also discusses new ways of using computers to manage maintenance procedures for machinery, physical plant, and fixed support service - and presents all-new material on lubrication, instruments and vibration, and chemical corrosion control and cleaning. Whether you're a plant engineer, facilities manager, or maintenance engineer, this updated handbook will give you the on-the-job information and skills needed to solve virtually any maintenance problem!
Now in this fourth edition, the Facilities Management Handbook has been fully updated from the acclaimed previous editions, continuing its status as an invaluable resource to those working in facilities management, whether just starting out or as seasoned campaigners and practitioners. Information is presented in a clear and logical way, offering easy-to-find advice and best practice information that’s essential in guaranteeing the safe, efficient and cost-effective running of any facilities function. Many sections have been completely revised, such as the chapters on complying with health and safety and property law. Other information on workplace facilities has been brought completely up to date in line with legal compliance and strategic policies to create a reliable and accurate overview of the role of today’s facilities manager. This up-to-date and revised handbook will be a key guide for the changing times that are ahead.
Author: United States. Federal Aviation Administration
Category: Aids to air navigation
This handbook provides overall maintenance philosophy, general maintenance policy, procedures, and requirements essential for managing and maintaining the National Airspace System and complements related directives which provide detailed guidance in the specialized areas of administrative management and technical applications.
Loaded with procedures, checklists, guidelines, samples, and templates, The Facilitator’s Fieldbook covers all the key areas of successful team management, including establishing ground rules, planning meetings and agendas, brainstorming, resolving conflict, making decisions, and helping groups optimize their time. The completely revised third edition of this longtime go-to resource for novice and experienced facilitators provides new team-building exercises as well as updated information on virtual meetings, mediation, strategic planning, and much more. You’ll also gain tips on maintaining the tone and flow of meetings, and will learn to determine when to delegate projects to individuals rather than assembling a group. Collaborative projects have become an increasingly prevalent feature of modern business strategies and workplace dynamics. But intentional, strategic facilitation is essential to making sure these groups and teams are effective. The Facilitator’s Fieldbook provides readers the comprehensive tools and knowledge they need to help their teams--and, ultimately, their organizations--succeed.