Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities Are Available!Fully revised and updated editions of APPA's popular trilogy of Custodial, Maintenance, and Grounds guidelines publications
Editor-in-Chief: Alan S. Bigger, APPA Fellow
|Thought Leaders Report 2012: Campus Space...An Asset and a Burden [PDF]|
The 2012 Thought Leaders Symposium, sponsored in part by DTZ, a UGL company, and Jacobs, identified major issues, trends, and recommendations related to the focused topic of space management and utilization in higher education. The report includes an executive summary, aspects of space allocation and management, opportunities and implications for improved space management, references and resources, and the top space management issues for higher education:
|Facilities Committee, The|
Facilities committees help shape the physical character of their institutions by ensuring that their campuses are functional, attractive, and well maintained. Author Harvey H. Kaiser explains how facilities committees can help develop effective facilities policies and practices and ensure that the necessary infrastructure is in place for academic, residential, extracurricular, and co-curricular programs and services. Includes chapters on the purpose and role of the committee, responsibilities, composition, and tips for effective facilities committees. Published as part of AGB's Effective Committee Series.
|Benchmarking & Organizational Change, second edition|
Fully revised and updated from the classic best-seller of 2000, Benchmarking & Organizational Change will assist in integrating the technical, human, and economic aspects of an organization in order to optimize your business and planning results. Author Mo Qayoumi, president of San Jose State University, helps organizations embrace rapid and perpetual change and practice the principles of effective benchmarking.
|Operational Guidelines Trilogy Package|
This package includes all three books in the popular APPA trilogy, Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities:
All have been fully revised and expanded and include numerous figures, graphics, glossaries, and additional resources.
|Lighting Your Own Fuse: A Glossary of Mission, Vision & Passion|
This powerful new book benefits all personnel in an organization regardless of their leadership position. Discussing the fear caused by tightened budgets, the anxiety surrounding the need to pick up new computer or technological skills, or simply the need to maintain a high level of trust and constant willful communication, Lighting Your Own Fuse addresses an entire gamut of subjects that pertain to our world. Written with wit, and creatively packaged in the form of a glossary, it is an important and timely read. Author Mac Macdonald has been a speaker at various APPA conferences, and he has gleaned useful quotes and material from APPA members and presentations.
|Body of Knowledge/BOK [1-year subscription]|
APPA’s Body of Knowledge (the BOK) completely updates the contents of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration — APPA’s major reference book published in three editions since 1984—and makes them available in a searchable digital database. The BOK is a core resource for the facilities management profession and serves as the foundation of learning for many of APPA’s programs and services, including the Institute for Facilities Management and APPA’s certification program. Access to the Body of Knowledge is through an annual subscription. APPA member institutions receive access to the BOK as part of their membership at no additional cost. Your subscription allows BOK access to anyone in your organization. Download the current table of contents.
|Strategic Capital Development: The New Model for Campus Investment|
This book presents a bold approach for planning capital investments from a strategic and long-range perspective. The authors combine their extensive higher education experience and expertise to improve capital planning and decision-making and to make a case for a new model that seeks to balance idealism with pragmatism. They define stewardship principles necessary to create and sustain a physical plant that is responsive to institutional strategies and functions, that remains attractive to faculty and students, and optimizes available resources.
|Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Custodial|
Fully revised and updated. Recalculated times for 33 standard room categories; 21 chapters; 7 appendices, including an extensive glossary and room/time matrices. Recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council - 1 point toward LEED for Existing Buildings, Operations & Maintenance.
Please see the APPA Custodial Guidelines/CleanOpsStaff Package which includes a free copy of this publication!
|Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Grounds|
Fully revised and updated. Includes 5 Levels of Service for 6 standard spaces; 9 chapters; 4 appendices, including an extensive grounds/landscape operations glossary.
Please see the APPA Guidelines/GroundsOpsStaff Package which includes a free copy of this publication!
|Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Maintenance|
Fully revised and updated. Includes 13 chapters and 3 appendices, including an extensive glossary and bibliography.
|Custodial Guidelines/CleanOpsStaff Package|
This is a fully updated and revised software application that supplements APPA's popular publication, Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Custodial, third edition. CleanOpsStaff-3ed includes the five APPA Appearance Levels, 33 standard room categories, custodial data in cleanable square feet (csf), and much more. The software is network-enabled, allowing real-time file sharing. CleanOpsStaff-3ed performs all the calculations of the Operational Guidelines: Custodial publication, generates reports, generates audit package with LEED Existing Building EQ credits calculation. In addition, you can export reports and other data to Excel, Word, or PowerPoint. This purchase includes the book and a Product Code for activation of the software, as well as 60 days of tech support from the software developer.
|Grounds Guidelines/GroundsOpsStaff Package|
This is the updated software application that supplements APPA's popular publication, Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities: Grounds, second edition. GroundsOpsStaff-2ed includes the five APPA Appearance Levels, the six standard grounds areas, worksheets for grounds inventory data in multiple units of measure, and much more.
|Campus Investment Package||
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Fully Revised & Updated! Operational Guidelines for Educational Facilities
2012 Thought Leaders Report
2012 Report Focuses on
Space Management & Utilization
Strategic Capital Development
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