A new BSI standard focused on maintenance is targeted at FMs and Building Services Managers who need to understand the cost of owning and operating buildings. New BSI life-cycle costing (LCC) standard for Building Services and FM sector

BS 8544:2013 Guide for life cycle costing of maintenance during the in use phases of buildings gives guidance and recommendations on undertaking LCC of maintenance during the in use phases of facilities or constructed assets. It covers buildings, systems, assemblies, components, tasks/actions, resources and materials.  The guidance covers maintenance planning during the in use phases of a facility’s life cycle.

BS 8544:2013 also gives guidance and recommendations on the planning and prioritization, budget-setting, optimization, implementation and monitoring of life cycle programmes of maintain and/or renewal works.  The guidance includes asset surveys and employer’s maintenance management aspects of operation (as defined in BS ISO 15686-5) that are needed to plan and manage maintenance delivery including life cycle works.  Click here for more information.

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This entry was posted on 11th Dec 2013