AUTHORS: Standiford, Kevin - ©2014
Created in partnership with the Home Builders Institute (HBI), the workforce development arm of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), the Residential Construction Academy Series is the only program based on the National Skill Standards for residential construction. Step-by-step illustrations and an easy-to-read writing style make RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: FACILITIES MAINTENANCE, 3E the powerful tool you need for any facilities maintenance course. This edition walks you through a straightforward approach that describes common maintenance tasks in detail, like carpentry, wiring, groundskeeping, appliance repair, painting, plumbing, and HVAC. Enhanced chapters on basic math and blueprint reading give you the most comprehensive training available. See the last three chapters for your energy efficiency concerns, two chapters on Weatherization and one on Solar. Plus, each section emphasizes safety and highlights the skills you can build that employers are searching for. RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY: FACILITIES MAINTENANCE, 3RD is the manual you need to develop a solid foundation in facilities maintenance.