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Facilities Management : An Explanation - Alan Park

Facilities Management

An Explanation

By: Alan Park

Paperback Published: 15th April 1998
ISBN: 9780333737989
Number Of Pages: 200

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Facilities management (FM) is the growth profession for all concerned with the management of premises and the assets within them. It represents a field of activity beyond the design, procurement and furnishing of buildings into the skills of managing the use of a facility and how it evolves and develops in response to the changing demands of the occupier.
In this revised edition changes have been made to several chapters and two additional chapters have been added: one dealing with the management of the property portfolio and the other presenting a range of practical case studies.
The growing awareness of environmental issues and the drive towards conservation and sustainability of resources emphasises the importance of effective facilities management for all those studying and working in the built environment. This book will therefore appeal to both students and practitioners.

' ... provide[s] an overview of many current FM issues and activities.' - Chartered Builder

List of Figures and Examples
Foreword
Preface to the First Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Acknowledgements
Origins and Objectivesp. 1
Space Planningp. 9
Space Planning Data in Cost Controlp. 19
Maintenance and Feedbackp. 31
Operational Servicesp. 45
Assetsp. 59
Life Cycle Costingp. 73
Systems and Softwarep. 87
Worked Examplesp. 93
Servicesp. 101
Allied Activitiesp. 119
Health and Safetyp. 131
The Property Portfoliop. 149
Case Studiesp. 163
Recommended Further Reading and Referencesp. 173
Indexp. 175
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ISBN: 9780333737989
ISBN-10: 0333737989
Series: Building & Surveying
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 200
Published: 15th April 1998
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.0 x 15.6  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised