The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) defines facility management as “a profession that encompasses multiple disciplines to ensure functionality of the built environment by integrating people, place, process and technology.”
Or, to put it more simply, facilities management is about all the various services that support the facilities, and the integration of these services into a single program.
Facilities refers to the building environment, such as offices, hospitals, shopping centres, schools and motels.
Services that can be covered under the facilities management scope can include:
The services covered under facility management for a particular business could vary depending on the following:
Advantages of using a facilities manager:
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