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Analysis and impact of facility management in performance of buildings

Shabbab A. Alhammadi, King Fahd Security College, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2019 International Journal of Advanced and Applied Sciences  
Facility management (FM) paves the way for sustainable improvements in building performance. It is a tool which allows the maintenance and operation of the buildings more effectively. Most of the designers used to design and develop all buildings without considering the requirements of FM. Unfortunately, this leads to huge problems especially in the construction of office buildings. These office buildings require some special considerations of FM during the implementation of different phases of
more » ... different phases of the Facility which starts from the phases of planning and design until the phases of operation and maintenance. The developments in construction and urban planning have been undergone a tremendous change, improvements in concept during the last decade. They have identified the importance of FM during the life-cycle of the construction in order to protect them and to obtain satisfaction among the customers. The main aim of this paper is to identify the role and importance of FM in building construction. An extensive survey has been performed on various buildings in order to monitor and to point out the opinions about the uses of the FM in the design of buildings. Analysis of this survey illustrates the various advantages and dis advantages of the applications of FM in buildings. Finally, this paper depicts the significance and impact of FM in improving the performance of buildings.
doi:10.21833/ijaas.2019.11.005 fatcat:2w2scghyubfe5bmhlm6d6i6cmy