A new paradigm in facility management
This unique, just-in-time resource from profession leader Eric Teicholz empowers you to make your facility state of the art. Facility Design and Management Handbook features the productivity tools, technologies, and stratagems that have revolutionized the field in the last five years.
*Bring your business up to speed with new tools that mesh design, needs, and budgets
*Plan, design, and manage cutting-edge facilities for all types of businesses with greater efficiency and effectiveness
*Find the best, most cost-effective solutions for issues from “greenness” and sustainability to disaster recovery and technology integration
*Use new tools for space and asset allocation, project management, process coordination, and systems integration
*Improve accuracy in financial forecasting, budgeting, architectural and interior design planning, and market research
*Create cost-effective “smart” buildings with state-of-the art security, energy management, lighting strategies, and maintenance efficiency
*Discover innovative solutions for human resources needs such as telecommuting
*Integrate the Internet into your management program
*Automate nearly all your tasks for major productivity
*Get tips from U.S. and international case studies from government, health care, retail, finance, manufacturing, and academia
*Apply benchmarking standards and other measurements that demonstrate and assure facility management productivity
Complete with a time-saving CD-ROM loaded with forms, sample documents, and more, Facility Design and Management Handbook is an essential for facility, building, and real estate managers. You’ll be amazed that you ever managed without it.
Sample documents—budgets, schedules, plans, cost-benefit analyses, checklists, forms, audits, more
Standards—communications and database, integration, building and construction, CAD conventions; more
Web links—to vendors, organizations, educational programs, domestic and international publications, and other resources
References—complete listing of helpful sources
Eric Teicholz is president and founder of Graphic Systems, Inc., of Cambridge, Massachusetts, which specializes in all aspects of facilities management, including automation consulting, systems integration, market research, and training. He has specialized in facilities design and management for 25 years. A contributing editor of Facilities Design & Management, Mr. Teicholz lectures internationally, and has published hundreds of articles and nine books. He received his postgraduate degree in architecture from Harvard, where he has taught in the Graduate School of Design and served as co-director of the Laboratory for Computer Graphics and Spatial Analysis. He has written two other books for McGraw-Hill, Computer-Aided Facility Management and CAD/CAM Handbook.