Building Maintenance Processes and Practices

Building Maintenance Processes and Practices

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This book is designed to be an inclusive for the best practice approach to building maintenance management, where the processes, procedures and operational systems meet a high standard of professional and academic competence. It offers a different perspective on building maintenance management by presenting the schematic building maintenance value chain model and ita€™s implementation in Malaysian university buildings. The findings show an improvement to building performance, lower maintenance cost, building sustainability and increased maintenance service user satisfaction. The learning outcomes and summaries provided for each chapter and the extensive use of tables and figures add to the readability of the text. Though the book is based on data from Malaysia, it is useful for a much wider audience, and the informal writing style makes it an interesting reference source. This book is valuable for readers who are practitioners, professionals and for academic institutions that offer courses in the building field, including architecture, quantity surveying, civil engineering, building and facility management, property management, real estate. It will also be of interest to governments and others involved in the construction industry.For instance, what is the relative importance of a maintenance department of maintaining administrative buildings first as ... In this book, the AHP weighting is computed using the computer software application Expert Choice 2000 version.

Title:Building Maintenance Processes and Practices
Author:Abdul Lateef Olanrewaju, Abdul-Rashid Abdul-Aziz
Publisher:Springer - 2014-11-14


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