Preventive Maintenance Guidelines for School Facilities / Edition 1by John C. Maciha
Pub. Date: 12/28/2000
This easy-to-use system for K-12 schools comes with a book, wall chart, and electronic PM forms designed to help maintenance professionals identify, assess, and address equipment and material deficiencies before they become costly malfunctions. Over 40 checklists cover all areas of schools, organized by building systems such as HVAC, roofing, and lighting, and by
This easy-to-use system for K-12 schools comes with a book, wall chart, and electronic PM forms designed to help maintenance professionals identify, assess, and address equipment and material deficiencies before they become costly malfunctions. Over 40 checklists cover all areas of schools, organized by building systems such as HVAC, roofing, and lighting, and by areas such as classrooms, cafeterias, auditoriums, and playing fields.
The checklists include comprehensive details on what to look for, how often, and what PM procedures are required to preserve the integrity of the school. Inspection frequencies are broken into intervals-from biweekly to every five years.
Expert guidance on:
- Repairing deficiencies
- Training staff
- Record keeping
- Conducting regular inspections
The system can be customized for special conditions of facilities by using the electronic checklists downloadable from the book's website. A laminated wall chart is included to track progress.
Table of Contents
About the Author and Contributors.
How to Use This System.
Part One: Maintenance of Schools vs. Other Types of Facilities.
K-12 Student Populations and Maintenance Challenges.
School Building Materials, Wear Factors, and Maintenance Requirements.
Current and Future Challenges in the K-12 Population.
Part Two: Preventive Maintenance in Schools.
The Critical Contribution of Preventive Maintenance (PM).
Implementing a Preventive Maintenance System.
Common PM Tasks.
Establishing a Successful PM Protocol.
Part Three: Budgeting and Funding.
Funding for Public and Private Schools.
The Budget Process for K-12 Schools.
Factors That Affect the Budget.
The Twelve Precepts of Budgeting.
Preparing the Budget Back-up Sheet.
The Five-Year School Improvement Plan.
Achieving the Best Results, Despite a Shortfall in Funding.
Part Four: Estimating Preventive Maintenance Costs.
Components of PM Task Estimates.
Toilet Facility Service.
Beverage Dispensing Unit.
Chain Link Fence Gates.
Part Five: Preventive Maintenance Checklists.
Key to Terminology.
Lighting: Exterior and Interior.
Fire Alarm Water Flow Testing.
Doors and Windows.
Kitchen and Dining Areas.
Track and Field Areas.
Exterior Stairs, Decks, and Landings.
Hot Water Heaters.
Every Five Years.
Fire System Certification.
Appendix: PM and Maintenance and Repair References.
Figure A.1 Average Cleaning Times.
Figure A.2 A Summary of Basic Cleaning Solutions.
Figure A.3 Maintenance and/or Repair Procedures for AC-DC Motors.
Playground Safety and Maintenance.
Bibliography and Recommended Reading.
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