Sustainable Facility Management: Operational Strategies for Today

Sustainable Facility Management: Operational Strategies for TodayPhysical Product
  • By John Fennimore
  • Pub. Date: Mar 13, 2013 by Prentice Hall.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-255651-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-255651-4

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For diverse courses in facilities management and sustainability, including capstone courses in facility management degree programs; and for certificate programs in sustainable management.

 

This all-encompassing text thoroughly illuminates the methods, “how-to” skills, equipment, and best practices of modern facility management. Emphasizing practical operational aspects of sustainable facility management, Sustainable Facility Management covers many topics that are absolutely essential to sustainability -- some of them covered in no other text. Embracing multiple subject areas, it can easily be used as the main text for a capstone course of a facility management degree program. Topics covered include: organizational structure; cultural issues associated with property/facility management; career opportunities; financial, construction, and emergency management; environmental issues; HVAC, energy, and water management; green building; strategic management, and more. Throughout, chapter questions, assignments, photos, and diagrams help students deepen their understanding. These are complemented by many first-hand insights about effective facility management.

 

Hallmark Features

 

Comprehensive and up-to-date—helping students master all facets of modern sustainable facilities management, including careers, organizational structure, cultural issues, finance, construction management, handling emergencies, environmental issues, HVAC, energy, water, green building, strategy, and much more.

 

Practical, operational focus—emphasizing practical “how-tos,” realistic challenges, and proven solutions throughout, making this text ideal for operational courses in sustainable management certificate programs

 

Many photos and diagrams throughout—making it easier for students to understand everything from modern equipment to best-practice processes

 

Well-designed chapter questions and assignments—promoting critical thinking, and supporting a wide variety of instructional programs, styles, and requirements

 

Expert coverage of crucial recent and emerging trends—including modern green rating systems, facilities management outsourcing, advanced facilities maintenance techniques, budgeting for green initiatives, and preventing cyberattacks.

 

Contains especially thorough coverage of environmental management—including heat reclamation, chilled beam, DCV and other ventilation/control systems; non-toxic HVAC chemicals; renewable wind, solar, photovoltaic, geothermal, hydro, and fuel cell energy sources; new lighting options; and state-of-the-art water conservation methods, including xeriscaping.

 

Includes world-class examples and case studies—showcasing the world-famous sustainable design of CH2 in Melbourne, Australia, as well as the fuel cell technology used at the brand-new One World Trade Center.

For diverse courses in facilities management and sustainability, including capstone courses in facility management degree programs; and for certificate programs in sustainable management.

 

This all-encompassing text thoroughly illuminates the methods, “how-to” skills, equipment, and best practices of modern facility management. Emphasizing practical operational aspects of sustainable facility management, Sustainable Facility Management covers many topics that are absolutely essential to sustainability -- some of them covered in no other text. Embracing multiple subject areas, it can easily be used as the main text for a capstone course of a facility management degree program. Topics covered include: organizational structure; cultural issues associated with property/facility management; career opportunities; financial, construction, and emergency management; environmental issues; HVAC, energy, and water management; green building; strategic management, and more. Throughout, chapter questions, assignments, photos, and diagrams help students deepen their understanding. These are complemented by many first-hand insights about effective facility management.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1            Facility Types and Management Methods 

Chapter 2            Sustainable Maintenance Operations               

Chapter 3            Outsourcing Services                               

Chapter 4            Financial Management and Control               

Chapter 5            Construction Management and Sustainable Design 

Chapter 6            Emergency Management, Fire Prevention, and Security               

Chapter 7            Facility and Global Environmental Management               

Chapter 8            Building Systems and Controls               

Chapter 9            Major Building Equipment and Subsystems               

Chapter 10          Energy Management and Renewable Energy               

Chapter 11          Building Site and Interior Management               

Chapter 12          Green Building Construction               

Chapter 13          Strategic Planning and Project Financial Analysis

                               

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