This publication offers a wide range of practical data and procedures that you can use to evaluate and improve your maintenance operation. Everyday, you are faced with having to provide quick answers to complex maintenance problems. While you can use detailed calculation techniques, studies, or consultants to provide the answers, often there isnï¿½t enough time. In maintenance operations, decisions must be made quickly and accurately.
This book is written for the maintenance manager. It is designed to serve as a source for quick answers to maintenance problems in all areas of facilities management. Since the methods presented are independent of the type of facility, they may be used to reduce operating costs and increase the efficiency of any maintenance operation.
This handbook is organized into four parts: mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance, buildings and grounds maintenance, and energy use. Each part presents practical data and procedures to evaluate your operation and get the best return for the investment of the maintenance dollar. Step-by-step instructions are given for using the tables, charts, graphs, and worksheets.