A practical reference guide to all types of buildings systems, from boilers to telecommunications. The book covers the codes and standards that regulate the design, installation, operation and maintenance of buildings and facilities.
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The accompanying CD-ROM includes valuable ARCHIBUS software.From the Back Cover:
Engineering, design, operation, maintenance, and management of commercial, industrial, and institutional building systems, From start to finish
Putting the focus on the big picture in building and facility management and engineering yields greater safety, efficiency, and overall economy of operation. Facilities Engineering and Management Handbook is a wide-lens guidebook that offers a genuine insight and essential systems approach to commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities management, engineering, design, construction, operation, maintenance, and renovation.
Written for everyday use as a complete desktop reference for facilities managers, constructors, operators, engineers, and designers, the Facilities Engineering and Management Handbook gives you all the tools you need for analyzing, comparing, anticipating, and managing the implications of engineering, maintenance, operating, and design decisions, and integrating facility systems for best results.
The ideal workbook for initial concept, design, new construction management, and operation and maintenance, FACILITIES ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT HANDBOOK is also an outstanding source for handling retrofits, additions, renovations, and the myriad other projects and decisions facilities managers routinely face. It's a timely, all-in-one guide for facility managers and designers who want to be at the forefront of their field.
The Handbook's life-cycle approach helps you put all relevant issues in context - cost, durability, maintainability, operability, safety, and more - throughout your facility. As you glance through this book, you'll find that Facilities Engineering and Management Handbook can help you"
*Make farsighted, well-integrated facilities and building engineering, and management decisions *Coordinate architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, HVAC, control instrumentation, and other needs in any type of building *Handle today's concerns and technologies, such as smart buildings and telecommunications networks *Visualize solutions with 340 illustrations *Find information on all needed codes and standards governing design, installation, operation, and maintenance of buildings and facilities *Evaluate loads on mechanical and other systems *Have the advantage of using computer-aided design and management systems *Prepare a whole-facility economic analysis *Apply useful guidance on complex specialized facilities, such as hospitals, laboratories, prisons, airports, and industrial process plants--plus integrated complexes such as colleges, malls, and government installations *Plan for and integrate fire, safety, security, data, communications, lightning, controls, fuel, power, plumbing, and many other types of systems
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional Publi, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11007059323X