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Cost Planning and Estimating for Facilities Maintenance

Cost Planning and Estimating for Facilities Maintenance


ISBN: 978-0-876-29419-2 May 1996 496 Pages


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This comprehensive reference covers all aspects of cost planning and estimating for facilities maintenance: 
  • A comprehensive approach to M & R planning and budgeting for all major building types in the private and public sector
  • Expert advice on M & R requirements for building components
  • Easy-to-follow tips & examples on assembly costs into a defensible budget
  • Understanding operating costs and exploring opportunities for improvement 
  • Building a maintenance and repair cost profile 
  • Addresses 10 major building types, including corporate, hospitals, offices, more

Preface & Acknowledgements.

Part 1: Facilities Operations Planning.

Chapter 1: The Building Proforma.

Chapter 2: Capital Planning.

Chapter 3: Maintenance Outsourcing.

Chapter 4: Benchmarking Facility Maintenance.

Chapter 5: Computerized Maintenance Management Systems.

Chapter 6: Codes and regulations.

Part 2: Maintenance Requirements by Building Component.

Chapter 7: Foundations, Substructures, and Superstructures.

Chapter 8: Roofing.

Chapter 9: Interior Finishes.

Chapter 10: Conveying Systems.

Chapter 11: Mechanical Systems.

Chapter 12: Electrical.

Chapter 13: Landscaping.

Part 3: Estimating and Budgeting Maintenance Costs.

Chapter 14: Using Means Facilities Maintenance & Repair Cost Data.

Chapter 15: Maintenance & Repair Estimating.

Chapter 16: Preventive & Predictive Maintenance Estimating.

Chapter 17: General Maintenance Estimating.

Chapter 18: Value Engineering: Continued Maintenance vs. Capital Improvements.

Chapter 19: Deferred Maintenance.

Chapter 20: Reserve Funds.

Part 4: Special Maintenance Considerations by Building Type.

Chapter 21: Apartment Buildings and Condominiums.

Chapter 22: Educational Facilities.

Chapter 23: Health Care Facilities (Hospitals and Clinics)

Chapter 24: Historic Buildings.

Chapter 25: Hotels and Convention Centers.

Chapter 26: Museums and Libraries.

Chapter 27: Manufacturing Facilities.

Chapter 28: Office Buildings.

Chapter 29: Retail Facilities.

Part 5: Putting It All Together.

Chapter 30: The Maintenance Budget.