ERIC Number: ED402641
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Good School Maintenance: A Manual of Programs and Procedures for Buildings, Grounds and Equipment. Third Edition.
Illinois Association of School Boards, Springfield.
This manual, published by the Illinois Association of School Boards, was designed to be used as a teaching tool and reference source for overseeing effective school maintenance. Section 1 describes the basics of good school maintenance, including managing the program, using computers, controlling energy costs, ensuring safe practices, designing buildings for efficient maintenance, and being informed about environmental issues. Section 2 details guidelines for operating cleaning and general building services, such as custodial operations, area cleaning programs, and equipment and supplies. A custodian's glossary is included. The third section provides guidelines for building maintenance, specifically, caring for the exterior and roof. Procedures for maintaining school grounds are detailed in the fourth section. The fifth section describes the maintenance of mechanical equipment, including heating and air conditioning systems, sanitary systems and fixtures, sewage treatment plants, and electrical systems. A management tools appendix contains a list of environmental resources; sections on cleaning and general building services, grounds maintenance, and mechanical equipment; and annual inspection checklists. (LMI)
Descriptors: Air Conditioning, Building Operation, Cleaning, Climate Control, Custodian Training, Educational Facilities Design, Elementary Secondary Education, Energy Management, Environmental Standards, Equipment Maintenance, Program Administration, School Maintenance
Illinois Association of School Boards, 430 East Vine Street, Springfield, IL 62703-2236; fax orders: 217-528-2831 ($40).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Association of School Boards, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois