Facility Inspection Field Manual : A Complete Condition Assessment Guide: A Complete Condition Assessment Guide

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McGraw Hill Professional, Nov 6, 2000 - Technology & Engineering - 352 pages
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Get longer, safer system operating life for every facility maintenance dollar!

How do you efficiently manage facility infrastructure? You turn to this hands-on, answer-packed, time- and money-saving guide designed for every facility manager who has to do more with less. It shows you how to conduct seamless facility condition inspections that provide an overall snapshot of the current condition of your facility, generating enormous amounts of priceless information that will help you reduce or eliminate downtime and keep your facility humming.

This comprehensive, portable toolkit packs everything you need to:


* Continually assess the condition status of every aspect of a building: all of its systems and equipment, components and subcomponents
*Identify deficiencies before they become major problems
* Get better performance from every system

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Contents

The Condition Assessment Program
13
Utilities and Ground Improvement
29
Condition Assessment Customer Survey
35
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About the author (2000)

Bernard T. Lewis is a recognized leader in facilities management and the author of McGraw-Hillís Facility Managerís Operation and Maintenance Handbook and Facility Managerís Portable Handbook. Dr. Lewis owns and manages a facilities management consultant firm that specializes in facilities engineering management problem-solving. His clients have included the Charles E. Smith Companies, Georgetown University, George Washington University, and the Port Authority of New York. A member of the Association of Facilities Engineers, Dr. Lewis teaches engineering management, lectures on facilities management nationally and internationally, and is the author of 21 books and numerous magazine articles on facilities management and engineering. A West Point graduate in civil/mechanical engineering, he holds an M.A. in mathematics from Columbia University and a Ph.D. from Pacific Western University. Richard P. Payant has more than 7 years of experience as Director of Facilities Management at Georgetown University and more than 23 yearsí experience with the Army Corps of Engineers. A certified plant engineer and facility manager, an adjunct professor at George Mason, and the author of several professional publications, he has an M.A. in business management/public administration from Central Michigan University and a B.S. from Norwich University.

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