Facility Manager’s Maintenance Handbook, 2nd Edition
Author: RICHARD PAYANT & BERNAD T. LEWIS
Format: HARD (Hardcover)
Publication Date: 2007
An Updated Guide to Establishing Cutting-Edge Operations and Maintenance Procedures for Today's Complex Facilities.
An essential on-the-job resource, Facility Manager's Maintenance Handbook presents step-by-step coverage of the planning, design, and execution of operations and maintenance procedures for structures, equipment, and systems in any type of facility. This career-building reference provides the tools needed to streamline facility management processes…reduce operational costs…and ensure the effective utilization, maintenance, repair, and renovation of existing physical assets.
Now with 40% new information, this Second Edition includes brand-new chapters on emergency response procedures…maintenance operations bench marking…capital and operational budgets management…boiler and steam plant operations... and other vital topics. The only book of its kind to cover both operations and maintenance, the updated Facility Manager's Maintenance Handbook features:
- Updated information on mechanical equipment and systems maintenance
- The latest fire protection procedures
- A comprehensive account of building codes
- Guidance on hazardous materials handling
- Excellent preparation for the IFMA Certified Facility Manager (CFM) qualification
Inside This State-of-the-Art Facility Management Resource:
- Part 1: Organizing for Maintenance Operations
- Part 2: Facility Operations and Maintenance, Operations Plans and Maintenance Plans
- Part 3: Equipment and Systems Operations and Maintenance
- Part 4: Facilities Emergency Preparedness
- Part 5: Capital Investment
Hardcover | 560 Pages | 3 lbs.
The late Bernard T. Lewis was, at the end of his life, an independent facilities management consultant. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical/civil engineering from the U.S. Military Academy, a Master of Arts degree in mathematics from Columbia University, and a Doctorate of Business Administration degree from Pacific Western University. He was a Registered Professional Engineer and a Certified Plant Engineer. Dr. Lewis was engaged in facilities engineering and management for over 35 years at the U.S. Army, American Machine and Foundry, Western Electric Company, and the U.S. Navy, and consulted on various public- and private-sector projects. He published more than 20 books covering facilities maintenance engineering and management, including this handbook.
Richard P. Payant, M.A., CFM, CPE, is Director of Facilities Management at Georgetown University. He previously served for more than 23 years with the Army Corps of Engineers. A Certified Plant Engineer (CPE), a Certified Facility Manager (CFM), and Certified in Homeland Security (CHS), Mr. Payant is an adjunct professor of facilities management subjects at George Mason University, and coauthor of Facility Inspection Field Manual (published by McGraw-Hill) and The Facility Manager's Emergency Preparedness Handbook. He holds a B.S. from Norwich University and an M.A. from Central Michigan University.