Facilities Management

Title Abstract Publication Date
Facilities Management. Presents responses from Matt McGovern, School Planning and Management's Maintenance and Operations columnist, on the issue of school facility maintenance. McGovern does not believe schools will... 12/31/1997
Facilities Operations and Engineering Reference This book is divided into 10 chapters, covering management, engineering economics, civil engineering and construction projects, maintenance, energy efficiencies, HVAC, mechanical engineering,... 12/31/1998
FacilitiesNet FacilitiesNet, a comprehensive site for professionals who design, construct, manage and maintain buildings, features online editions of Building Operating Management, Maintenance Solutions, and...
FacilitiesNet Salary Survey The Salary Survey is designed to provide facility professionals with convenient, up-to-date benchmarks for salary information according to location by state, job title, facility size in square...
Facility Accounting: Hammering Out a Capital Replacement Budget Most facility and finance managers cannot adequately handle school infrastructure issues because they lack the tools to describe the problem appropriately. Facility accounting gives managers accurate... 06/30/1996
Facility Benchmarking Trends in Tertiary Education - An Australian Case Study. Presents how Australia's facility managers are responding to the growing impact of tertiary education participation and the increase in educational facility usage. Topics cover strategic asset... 05/31/2001
Facility Design and Management Handbook This thorough reference covers all aspects of facility management, from design and construction to business practices and the technology infrastructure Includes a CD-ROM with budget samples, plans,... 12/31/2000
Facility Maintenance and Repair Cost Reference 2011-12 Provides detailed maintenance and repair costs for 75 building and utility types in all major U.S., Canadian, and international areas. Data is included for over 1,600 building components, over 30... 10/31/2011
Facility Management Child Care Resource Book. This guidebook provides maintenance and operations guidelines for managing General Services Administration (GSA) child care centers within the same standards and level of a GSA operated facility.... 06/30/1999
Facility Management Outsourcing: Seven Steps to Success. Describes seven steps toward successful facility management outsourcing: 1) Develop a site-by- site scope-of-work and service level agreements. 2) Understand baseline facility management costs. 3)... 04/30/2005
Facility Management Skill Set Assessment. Consists of three forms for assessing an individual's facilities management skills. One form is for the user's self-assessment, one is for distribution by the user to colleagues so that... 12/31/2002
FacilityManagement The on-line home of American School and Hospital Maintenance Magazine. This site is intended to help facility managers stay informed about current issues and the latest products.
Final Exam. Explains the use of a maintenance-management assessment process that educational facility managers can use to improve facility conditions while providing evidence for future capital investments in... 04/30/1998
Five Details That Make a Significant Difference. Discusses emergency notification systems, recommending opt-out, rather than opt-in systems, testing of the system, and multi-modal delivery. 10/31/2009
Fixed-Asset Inventories: Why, What, How, and What Now? Discusses the importance of accurate inventory of school equipment and furnishings, basic steps in the inventory process, desirable features of fixed-asset inventory software, and interpretation and... 08/31/2007
Forum Guide to Facilities Information Management: A Resource for State and Local Education Agencies This guide provides a framework for collecting, evaluating, and maintaining education facilities data. It is written to help officials design a school facility information system that supports policy... 02/29/2012
From LEED For Schools: Tips On Green Design And Construction For Facility Managers LEED for Schools includes a range of suggested strategies that can be considered for projects that can help to ensure that a school building is designed right in the first place, as well as applying... 03/31/2012
Gaining Insight into an Organization's Fixed Assets. Discusses issues related to school district implementation of June 2001 Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement 34 designed to change how schools report fixed assets. Includes planning... 04/30/2003
Getting More for Less. Offers ten suggestion for more efficient facilities operation: a facilities database, preventive maintenance, reduced water use, energy management, multi-school residence halls, joint use of... 12/31/2003
Getting Started and Working with Building Information Modeling. Advises on achieving thorough communication from planner to designer to contractor and then to facility operator through building information modeling (BIM). Tools for getting started are recommended... 04/30/2009
Getting Their Due. Presents 1999-00 data of K-12 school administrator's compensation in the areas of base salaries and pension payments compared to private-sector executives. Data reveal that administrative salary... 12/31/1999
Going Modular. Describes how schools that install modular wiring systems can reap benefits in cost savings and service advantages. 10/31/2002
Good School Maintenance: A Manual of Programs and Procedures for Buildings, Grounds and Equipment Describes the basics of good school maintenance, including managing the program, using computers, controlling energy costs, ensuring safe practices, designing buildings for efficient maintenance, and... 12/31/1995
Got Risk? Using Risk Transfers to Control Costs. Discusses hold harmless and indemnification agreements to lower liability risks for school systems. Traditional insured endorsements and coverage limits are also addressed. 05/31/2010
Growing Pains. This article describes how the maintenance department for the Clark County, (Nevada) School District keeps pace with the expansion into 38 new schools in three years and 1,000 new students a month. 02/28/2003