This detailed textbook shows students how to keep every area of a hotel property running smoothly. The book takes a systems approach to hospitality facilities issues, while also providing a summary based on functional spaces within a property. This revised edition features the latest information on facilities management and design issues. Students will learn how technology can streamline operations procedures, how to balance environmental concerns with guest satisfaction, and how to communicate effectively with hotel engineering personnel.
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The American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) is the premier source for delivering quality hospitality education, training and professional certification that serves the needs of hospitality schools and industries worldwide.
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The Role, Cost, and Management of Hospitality Facilities
Hospitality Facilities Management Tools, Techniques, and Trends
Environmental and Sustainability Management
Safety and Security Systems
Water and Wastewater Systems
Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning Systems
Food Service Equipment
Building, Structure, Finishes, and Sites
Lodging Planning and Design
Food Service Planning and Design
Renovation and Capital Projects