Technology for Facility Managers is a single guide to the individual technologies a facility manager will come across while operating and maintaining a built environment. It is written for facility managers and building owner and operators, as well as professionals and students enrolled in International Facility Management Association (IFMA) accredited certification and degree programs.
The book showcases the most cutting-edge technologies to prepare facility managers for what they may face on the job. Each chapter provides a detailed overview about a featured technology and demonstrates how to install, implement, and work with it on a daily basis. Detailed examples show the current use of each technology, how it is evolving, and how it will impact facility management in the future.
Technology for Facility Managers features chapters on building information modeling (BIM), building automation and control systems (BAS), condition assessment and life cycle analysis models, sustainability and energy analysis, and geographic information systems (GIS). Each chapter is complemented with case studies to show how companies have implemented these technologies and the effects they have had on the organizations.