Operations and Maintenance Series

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The Basics of Operations and-Maintenance

After completing this workshop, learners will be able to:

Understand facilities activities; and match each group of facilities activities to the correct principle area of facility operation

List at least three common preventive maintenance practices on building systems

Through class discussion, give examples of situations where lack of maintenance led to business interruptions

Describe at least three predictive maintenance techniques used to forecast operational failures

Identify facility expenses, and which are operations and maintenance costs and which are capital costs

Given a component, look up its Estimated Useful Life (EUL) for budget planning purposes

Write down, in your own words, what facility “operations” means

Write down, in your own words, what facility “maintenance” means