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Management of an Intelligent Building: THE FACILITIES MANAGER AND THE BUILDING DIRECTOR

Facilities

ISSN: 0263-2772

Article publication date: 1 April 1991

Abstract

The management of an intelligent building is examined from the point of view of its profitability; the building can be considered both a cost centre and a benefit centre; the functions and responsibilities of the person(s) in charge of its management depend upon three factors: building technological complexity, organisation chart of the company that owns it, and existence of shared tenant services. Two different situations are distinguished: single‐tenant and multi‐tenant buildings. In the former case, only one figure is found to be needed: the facilities manager. In the latter case, the need for two posts is determined: the facilities (FM) and the building director (BD).

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Citation

Miró‐Bedos, J. and Girbal‐Puig, A. (1991), "Management of an Intelligent Building: THE FACILITIES MANAGER AND THE BUILDING DIRECTOR", Facilities, Vol. 9 No. 4, pp. 13-18. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000002146

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MCB UP Ltd

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