Preventive Maintenance Guidelines for School Facilities

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This easy-to-use system for K-12 schools comes with a book, wall chart, and electronic PM forms designed to help maintenance professionals identify, assess, and address equipment and material deficiencies before they become costly malfunctions. Over 40 checklists cover all areas of schools, organized by building systems such as HVAC, roofing, and lighting, and by areas such as classrooms, cafeterias, auditoriums, and playing fields.

The checklists include comprehensive details on what to look for, how often, and what PM procedures are required to preserve the integrity of the school. Inspection frequencies are broken into intervals-from biweekly to every five years.

Expert guidance on:

  • Estimating
  • Repairing deficiencies
  • Outsourcing
  • Budgeting
  • Training staff 
  • Record keeping
  • Conducting regular inspections

The system can be customized for special conditions of facilities by using the electronic checklists downloadable from the book's website. A laminated wall chart is included to track progress.

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This unique system for K-12 schools helps maintenance professionals identify, assess, and address equipment and material deficiencies before they lead to costly malfunctions and major repairs. The PM checklists cover all areas of schools, organized by building systems such as HVAC, roofing, and lighting, and by areas such as classrooms, cafeterias, auditoriums, and playing fields. Inspection frequencies are recommended—from biweekly to every five years. They include what to look for and what PM procedures are required to preserve the integrity of the school.

The book also provides expert guidance on:

  • The specific maintenance issues in K-12 schools
  • Preserving building materials
  • Ensuring student safety
  • Repairing deficiencies
  • Budgeting and funding
  • Staff training
  • Record keeping

Users will learn how to implement a successful PM system. This includes conducting regular inspections and performing the PM tasks needed to sustain the life of the building and ward off equipment failure.

About the Author:

The primary author, John C. Maciha, has served as supervisor, manager, and vice president for a variety of facilities over the past 30 years. He has extensive experience in school facilities maintenance on the West Coast, and has worked as a consultant for several prominent schools in California. He has been responsible for implementing PM systems in school and apartment facilities.

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