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ASHRAE Guideline 0-2005 - The Commissioning Process.
Author: ASHRAE

The purpose of this Guideline is to describe the Commissioning Process capable of verifying that a facility and its systems meet the Owner’s Project Requirements. The procedures, methods, and documentation requirements in this guideline describe each phase of the project delivery and the associated Commissioning Processes from pre-design through occupancy and operation, without regard to specific elements, assemblies, or systems, and provide the following: (a) overview of Commissioning Process activities, (b) description of each phase’s processes, (c) requirements for acceptance of each phase, (d) requirements for documentation of each phase, and (e) requirements for training of operation and maintenance personnel. These Commissioning Process guideline procedures include the Total Building Commissioning Process (TBCxP) as defined by National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) in its Commissioning Process Guideline 0.

Softcover, 59 pages, ISBN 1049-894X, Item F322
$ 59.00 (Member Price: $ 50.00)

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Building Commissioning and Project Acceptance (PDF-PDC1).
Author: John A. Heinz & Rick Casault
Downloadable PDF file of Chapter 63 of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, third edition. The manual is the primary text for APPA’s popular Institute for Facilities Management.

PDF, 29 pages, ISBN FM-63, Item FM-63
$ 25.00 (Member Price: $ 15.00)

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Building Commissioning Handbook, The, second edition Building Commissioning Handbook, The, second edition.
Author: John A. Heinz & Rick Casault

This popular handbook has been revised by the original authors (John A. Heinz and Rick Casault) to include the most up-to-date information on all aspects of building commissioning. This is your guide to: Staying on Budget; Improving the Quality of your Buildings; Meeting your Schedule; Increasing Energy Efficiency. Chapters outline the commissioning process from predesign to occupancy and explain the economics of commissioning and retrocommissioning.

Softcover, 404 pages, ISBN 1-890956-28-7, Item A748
$ 95.00 (Member Price: $ 65.00)

Date Published: 2004
Note: Co-published by APPA and the Building Commissioning Association
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Campus Housing Construction Campus Housing Construction.
Author: Norbert W. Dunkel & James C. Grimm

Provides information to assist college and university staff to better understand the components and processes associated with new residential construction. The book is designed to take the reader through the steps associated with construction from concept to closing documents.

Softcover, 173 pages, ISBN 0-945109-07-5, Item F320
$ 40.00 (Member Price: $ 25.00)

Note: Published by the Association of College & University Housing Officers - International
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Campus Infrastructure, The (PDF-PDC-16).
Author: Frederick W. Mayer
Downloadable PDF file of Chapter 53 of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, third edition. The manual is the primary text for APPA’s popular Institute for Facilities Management.

PDF, 23 pages, ISBN FM-53, Item FM-53
$ 25.00 (Member Price: $ 15.00)

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Campus Master Planning (PDF-PDC2).
Author: Clinton N. Hewitt
Downloadable PDF file of Chapter 52 of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, third edition. The manual is the primary text for APPA’s popular Institute for Facilities Management.

PDF, 24 pages, ISBN FM-52, Item FM-52
$ 25.00 (Member Price: $ 15.00)

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Campus Planning and Facility Development: A Comprehensive Bibliography.
Author: edited by Ira Fink

Fourth revised edition includes bibliographic citations for books and articles on facilities management and planning, specific campus building types, higher education history and administration, and more.

Softcover, 197 pages, ISBN 1-885575-05-X, Item F310
$ 20.00 (Member Price: $ 5.00)

Note: Published by Ira Fink and Associates, Inc.
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Connecting the Dots...the Essence of Planning Connecting the Dots...the Essence of Planning.
Author: Edited by Rod Rose
In this collection of 25 articles from the SCUP journal, Planning for Higher Education, you'll learn innovative approaches to the capital planning profession that determine the future physical character of an institution and the capability of facilities to support its programs.

Softcover, 250 pages, ISBN 0-9700413-4-9, Item D304
$ 85.00 (Member Price: $ 75.00)

Note: Selected by the journal's editor and published by the Society for College & University Planning.
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Construction Contract Administration (PDF-PDC3).
Author: Donald J. Guckert
Downloadable PDF file of Chapter 62 of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, third edition. The manual is the primary text for APPA’s popular Institute for Facilities Management.

PDF, 40 pages, ISBN FM-62, Item FM-62
$ 25.00 (Member Price: $ 15.00)

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Construction Contracting Procedures and Contracts (PDF-PDC4).
Author: James J. Putkey
Downloadable PDF file of Chapter 61 of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, third edition. The manual is the primary text for APPA’s popular Institute for Facilities Management.

PDF, 26 pages, ISBN FM-61, Item FM-61
$ 25.00 (Member Price: $ 15.00)

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Design and Construction Project Management (PDF-PDC5).
Author: Robert V. Lashaway
Downloadable PDF file of Chapter 57 of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, third edition. The manual is the primary text for APPA’s popular Institute for Facilities Management.

PDF, 20 pages, ISBN FM-57, Item FM-57
$ 25.00 (Member Price: $ 15.00)

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Design Considerations for Datacom Equipment Centers.
Author: N/A

Gives the basic information for the design of Datacom facilities. Describes cooling systems, design criteria, HVAC loads, air distribution, and air and liquid cooling.

Softcover, ISBN 978-1-931862-94-3, Item F331
$ 40.00 (Member Price: $ 20.00)

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Designing for Value (PDF-PDC6).
Author: Lee C. Murray
Downloadable PDF file of Chapter 60 of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, third edition. The manual is the primary text for APPA’s popular Institute for Facilities Management.

PDF, 20 pages, ISBN FM-60, Item FM-60
$ 25.00 (Member Price: $ 15.00)

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DeWalt Residential Remodeling & Repair Professional Reference DeWalt Residential Remodeling & Repair Professional Reference.
Author: Paul Rosenberg

The DEWALT Residential Remodeling & Repair Professional Reference contains the essential facts and figures for almost every aspect of residential construction and residential remodeling available. In it you will find valuable information on door framing and finishing, paint and caulking applications, walls and finishing, roofing and siding, telephone and cable TV wiring, fastener weights and strengths, rope strength, saw blades, and much, much more. Supportive wiring diagrams, plumbing diagrams, and concrete and masonry diagrams provide the added clarity readers need to succeed both at home and on the job.

Softcover, 150 pages, ISBN 097771831X, Item C440
$ 30.00 (Member Price: $ 20.00)

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DeWalt Spanish/English Construction Dictionary DeWalt Spanish/English Construction Dictionary.
Author: Paul Rosenberg

The number one pocket dictionary for the construction industry is here! This illustrated dictionary of the most common construction terms features Spanish and English definitions listed by trade as well as alphabetically! By far the easiest-to-use reference available, the DEWALT® Illustrated Spanish/English Construction Dictionary boasts more than 200 illustrations that augment definitions and phrases relating to such important topics as employment, concrete and masonry, site work and demolition, construction safety and tools, carpentry and structural work, and much more.

Softcover, 384 pages, ISBN 0-9770003-9-7, Item C437
$ 30.00 (Member Price: $ 20.00)

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Facilities Programming: Uniting Institutional Needs and Vision with Architectural Design and Construction (PDF-PDC8).
Author: Arthur J. Lidsky
Downloadable PDF file of Chapter 56 of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, third edition. The manual is the primary text for APPA’s popular Institute for Facilities Management.

PDF, 13 pages, ISBN FM-56, Item FM-56
$ 25.00 (Member Price: $ 15.00)

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From Concept to Commissioning: Planning, Design, and Construction of Campus Facilities From Concept to Commissioning: Planning, Design, and Construction of Campus Facilities.
Author: Edited by Donald J. Guckert, APPA Fellow

Written by professionals with years of architecture, engineering, building management, and commissioning expertise, this book will help you understand and organize the entire PD&C process. Chapters cover pre-design planning, architect/facilities manager conflicts, building costs, timing and schedules, partnering and team building, commissioning, and more.

Softcover, 128 pages, ISBN 1-890956-22-8, Item A742
$ 40.00 (Member Price: $ 25.00)

Note: Guckert is dean of the PD&C track at APPA's Institute for Facilities Management.
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Green Building: Project Planning & Cost Estimating Green Building: Project Planning & Cost Estimating.
Author: R.S. Means

As the demand for more green, or sustainable, facilities increases, this book will help you understand the various criteria for "green-ness," identify, compare, and specify green materials and systems, learn what is takes to earn a LEED, Energy Star, or toher recognized rating, and take advantage of financial incentives. Included are case studies of notable green projects.

Softcover, 500 pages, ISBN 0-87629-659-2, Item M002
$ 40.00 (Member Price: $ 20.00)

Note: Published by R.S. Means.
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Planning for Master Planning [PDF] Planning for Master Planning [PDF].
Author: John R. Reeve and Marion B. Smith

Provides the reader with discussions of why master planning is important, the types of master planning, and the ways to implement a successful effort. You will also learn how to prepare to do a master plan, determine objectives and who to involve, administer all aspects of the plan, and select master planning consultants.

PDF, 112 pages, ISBN 0-913359-85-8, Item A694
$ 40.00 (Member Price: $ 20.00)

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Planning Within a Community Context (PDF-PDC9).
Author: Ira Fink
Downloadable PDF file of Chapter 54 of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, third edition. The manual is the primary text for APPA’s popular Institute for Facilities Management.

PDF, 14 pages, ISBN FM-54, Item FM-54
$ 25.00 (Member Price: $ 15.00)

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Professional Services Procurement and Contracts (PDF-PDC10).
Author: David J. Sheahen
Downloadable PDF file of Chapter 58 of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, third edition. The manual is the primary text for APPA’s popular Institute for Facilities Management.

PDF, 19 pages, ISBN FM-58, Item FM-58
$ 25.00 (Member Price: $ 15.00)

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Project Design and Development (PDF-PDC11).
Author: Michael Haggans
Downloadable PDF file of Chapter 59 of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, third edition. The manual is the primary text for APPA’s popular Institute for Facilities Management.

PDF, 22 pages, ISBN FM-59, Item FM-59
$ 25.00 (Member Price: $ 15.00)

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Project Financing (PDF-PDC12).
Author: Alan V. Matthews & Diane M. Cook
Downloadable PDF file of Chapter 65 of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, third edition. The manual is the primary text for APPA’s popular Institute for Facilities Management.

PDF, 17 pages, ISBN FM-65, Item FM-65
$ 25.00 (Member Price: $ 15.00)

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Real Estate Management (PDF-PDC13).
Author: Melanie Besio, Mitzi Lee & Ellen Miller

Downloadable PDF file of Chapter 67 of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, third edition.

PDF, 19 pages, ISBN FM-67, Item FM-67
$ 25.00 (Member Price: $ 15.00)

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Renovations and Alterations (PDF-PDC14).
Author: Jon Hlafter
Downloadable PDF file of Chapter 64 of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, third edition. The manual is the primary text for APPA’s popular Institute for Facilities Management.

PDF, 28 pages, ISBN FM-64, Item FM-64
$ 25.00 (Member Price: $ 15.00)

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Space Management (PDF-PDC15).
Author: Melanie Besio, Jeffrey Tilman, Gail Biddison, & Thomas Hier, with contributions by Alicia Stokes
Downloadable PDF file of Chapter 66 of Facilities Management: A Manual for Plant Administration, third edition. The manual is the primary text for APPA’s popular Institute for Facilities Management.

PDF, 24 pages, ISBN FM-66, Item FM-66
$ 25.00 (Member Price: $ 15.00)

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Special Planning for Special Places Special Planning for Special Places.
Author: Edited by Persis Rickes

This resourceful anthology from SCUP aims to provide new insights and strategic planning tools for occupants and planners alike. Facilities and academic planners, architects, and anyone interested in the impact of special spaces on the campus learning environment will find this book to be a valuable resource.  Drawn from articles published in Planning for Higher Education.

Softcover, 141 pages, ISBN 0-9601608-5-X, Item D301
$ 10.00 (Member Price: $ 5.00)

Date Published: 1997
Note: Published by the Society for College and University Planning
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Stewardship & Accountability in Campus Planning, Design & Construction Stewardship & Accountability in Campus Planning, Design & Construction.
Author: Edited by Donald J. Guckert, APPA Fellow

These 12 chapters from facilities PDC experts offer the tools you can use to build your reputation as educational facilities professionals. They will help you frame your technical successes as you demonstrate your stewardship of your campus facilities.

Softcover, 105 pages, ISBN 0-890956-35-X, Item A757
$ 40.00 (Member Price: $ 25.00)

Note: Don Guckert is dean of the PD&C track at APPA's Institute for Facilities Management
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