Administrator's Guide to Library Building Maintenance

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Overview

These information-packed resources offer practical strategies for assessing space requirements and meeting them cost-effectively. Whether you're building a brand-new facility or expanding an existing one, you'll find invaluable guidance from these experts.

Discover hands-on approaches to:
-- Exploring planning and design considerations
-- Complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act
-- Using space creatively and effectively

A primer on making maintenance programs work. Details codes and regulations governing building maintenance, building maintenance engineer job descriptions, standard operations manuals for building maintenance, and more. Illustrated with nearly 20 figures, 5 appendixes.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780838934098
  • Publisher: American Library Association
  • Publication date: 9/1/1992
  • Pages: 290

Table of Contents

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Introduction
Ch. 1 Maintenance Management 1
Ch. 2 Housekeeping 15
Ch. 3 Preventive Maintenance 40
Ch. 4 Staffing 79
Ch. 5 Budgeting 90
Ch. 6 Energy Use and Management 106
Ch. 7 Planning for Maintenance in New Constructions 122
Ch. 8 Safety Considerations 137
Ch. 9 Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Recovery 163
Appendix A: Chart of Accounts for Library Building Maintenance 173
Appendix B: Job Descriptions 177
Appendix C: Useful Life/Average Life in Years for Selected Library-Building Components 183
Appendix D: Recommended Lighting for Library Applications 185
Appendix E: Regulations and Codes Governing Building Maintenance 187
Glossary of Terms and Acronyms 191
Index 197
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