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Equipment Inventories for Owners and Facility Managers Standards, Strategies and Best Practices,9781118523858
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The National Institute of Science and Technology estimates that the loss of information between the construction of a building and the operation and maintenance of that building results in a 15.8 billion dollar loss annually. The loss is due to inconsistent standards for how to capture information about the facility and its equipment. Drawing upon his twenty plus years of experience in facility management and his intimate knowledge of CSI classification systems and standards, Robert Keady tackles this problem head-on. Using industry standards that are already in use in the AEC industry, Keady provides the roadmap for capturing everything you need to know to operate and maintain your facility.

Author Biography

ROBERT A. KEADY Jr., CEM, FMP, is a Certified Facilities Management Specialist for the United States government. Mr. Keady has more than twenty years of experience in facility management for various industries and is the CSI OmniClass™ Chairman for Table 23 - Products. He has been published in the Facilities Engineering Journal of the Association for Facilities Engineering, and is a frequent speaker and trainer.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Chapter 1 Introduction 1

Chapter 2 Financial and Resource Impact of Equipment Inventories on Facilities 7

Energy Savings 10

Repair and Service Calls 14

Emergency Response 15

Regulatory Compliance 16

Energy Management 17

Manpower 17

Safety 19

Executive Strategic Planning and Decisions 20

Final Analysis 21

Chapter 3 Equipment Inventory Types and Systems 23

Equipment Inventory Types 23

The Importance of Data and Its Format 26

Equipment Inventory Methods and Systems 33

Compuerized Maintenance Management

Systems (CMMS) 42

Chapter 4 Industry Standards 45

Industry Standard Analysis 48

Chapter 5 Equipment Data Points 65

Unique Identifiers 66

Equipment Data Point Discussions 71

Equipment Data Table Fields 73

Complex Data Fields 121

Facility Data Fields 125

Space Data Fields 133

Tenant Data Fields 143

Job Plan and Job Task Data Fields 146

Condition Data Fields 164

Commissioning Data Fields 172

Audits and Inspection Data Fields 181

Warranty Data Fields 190

Code and Regulations Data Fields 199

Operation Documents Data Fields 205

Chapter 6 Equipment Identification and Tags 211

Equipment Identification 212

Equipment Label and Tag 216

Chapter 7 Inventorying Equipment 221

Analyzing Equipment Inventory 221

Inventory Planning 223

Equipment Inventories 228

Appendix 1 Equipment Data Usage and Cross-Reference Worksheet 233

Appendix 2 Process Flow Maps 241

Index 265

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