For courses in Facilities Management.
Written for undergraduates, this book provides basic knowledge of the role facilities play in the hospitality industry, how building systems work and how buildings are put together. Unlike competing books, it uses an accessible and conversational tone to describe key vocabulary and basic facility management principles. Legal and environmental concerns are addressed throughout, as the book helps students learn how to ask the right questions and take steps to control costs that contribute to the facility’s bottom line.
Table of Contents
PART I: THE IMPACT OF FACILITIES MANAGEMENT
1. The Study of Facilities Management
2. The Engineering Department
3. Issues and Trends
PART II: BUILDING SYSTEMS
4. Solid and Hazardous Waste
6. Electrical Systems
8. Air Conditioning
10. Life Safety and Security
11. Building Transportation
12. Communication Systems & The Management of Sound
13. Other Building Systems
PART III: BUILDING PLANNING AND DESIGN
14. The Building Envelope and Exterior Elements
15. The ADA
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Managing the Built Environment in Hospitality Facilities, CourseSmart eTextbook
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$45.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-500593-4