Building Maintenance Management / Edition 2

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Building Maintenance Management / Edition 2

This new edition of an informative and accessible book guidesbuilding surveyors and facilities managers through the key aspectsof property maintenance and continues to be of value to bothstudents and practitioners.

With the increasing cost of new-build, effective maintenance ofexisting building stock is becoming ever more important andbuilding maintenance work now represents nearly half of totalconstruction output in the UK.

Building Maintenance Management provides a comprehensive profile ofthe many aspects of property maintenance. This second edition hasbeen updated throughout, with sections on outsourcing; maintenanceplanning; benchmarking and KPIs; and current trends in procurementroutes (including partnering and the growth of PFI) integrated intothe text. There is also a new chapter on the changing contextwithin which maintenance is carried out, largely concerned with itsrelationship to facilities management. More coverage is given ofmaintenance organisations and there are major updates to relevantaspects of health and safety and to contract forms.

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ISBN-13: 9781405135061
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 09/04/2007
Edition description: Revised
Pages: 332
Product dimensions: 6.78(w) x 9.65(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

Peter Swallow lectures in the Department of Building Surveying at De Montfort University, and Barrie Chanter is a former lecturer there. They both have strong combined backgrounds in building and building surveying.

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Table of Contents




Chapter 1 - The changing context within which BuildingMaintenance operates.

Chapter 2 - The Maintenance Dimension.

Chapter 3 - Maintenance Organisations.

Chapter 4 - The Design/Maintenance Relationship.

Chapter 5 - The Nature of Maintenance Work.

Chapter 6 - Information Management.

Chapter 7 - Maintenance Planning.

Chapter 8 - Maintenance Contracts.

Chapter 9 - The Execution of Building Maintenance.

Appendix 1 - StatisticsAppendix 2 - Methods ofFinancial Appraisal

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"In an era when sustainability and the efficient use of the world's resources have become paramount considerations, this book highlights practical ways of putting these principles into practice." (Journal of Building Appraisal, Autumn 2007)

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