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   Facility Management Topical Areas Reference Links

General Administration & Management

http://www.ga.wa.gov/plant/plantops.htm
State of Washington's "Plant Operations Support Consortium" web-site. Web-based resources; case studies from state, municipal, and public schools organizations; best practices; etc.

Energy Procurement, Management, & Utilities Operations

National-Energy-Policy.pdf

The report of the President's National Energy Policy Development Group issued May 16, 2001.

www.energy.com
Commercial, eb-based "energy marketplace."

www.eren.doe.gov
U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network.

www.osti.gov/EnergyFiles
"virtual library" maintained by U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI).

Maintenance & Operations

http://www.epa.gov/iaq
Environmental Protection Agency's Indoor Air Quality web-site.

http://www.cecer.army.mil:80/fl/patho
U.S. Army CERL's web-based "Facilities Pathology" Root Cause Analysis for inspection and diagnosis of building defects / problems.

Planning, Design, & Construction

www.jcaho.org/standard/stds2001_mpfrm.html
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) Environment of Care Standards revisions for the Year 2001.

<link to item in K&A bookstore> Guidelines for Design and Construction of Hospital and Health Care Facilities. 1996-97 edition is current; you might want to wait for the 2000-2001 edition before purchasing.

 
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