Maintenance & Operations Solutions: Meeting the Challenge of Improving School Facilities.

Web Abstract: 
This paper examines the impact current maintenance and operations (M&O)practices have on U.S. school performance and offers possible opportunities for improvement through the judicious use of technology and methodology. The paper also presents a regional comparative analysis of M&O costs across the country. A list of equipment and their service life is provided as are suggested equipment to be considered for M&O programs, the financial benefits of preventive maintenance operations, and ways of integrating new M&O into existing plans. Final sections examine the budgeting of M&O processes in new school construction projects, and the steps school officials can take to implement a proper M&O plan that can avoid excessive costs, protect assets, and increase staff productivity. (Contains 16 references.)
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Text
Publication Date: 
12/31/1999
Page Numbers: 
16
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References to Books and Other Media