Construction Tips to Reduce Operating and Maintenance Costs.

Web Abstract: 
Discusses changes that facility managers can suggest during the construction phase that may reduce operating costs. These include design of curbs and sidewalks, plumbing and fire protection systems zoning, freight elevator size, and standardization and reduction of numbers of light fixtures. Advice on gaining acceptance by the design and construction personnel and effective timing of requests is included.
Author: 
McCarthy, J.
Journal: 
Facility Management Journal
Publication Date: 
06/30/2009
Page Numbers: 
79,80,82
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