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Effect of design decision on building maintanability

Yaacob, Mat Tawi (2017) Effect of design decision on building maintanability. In: Urban Dynamics. Series 1 . Penerbit UTHM, pp. 142-150. ISBN 9789672110743

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Generally building structures, material, finishes, and services deteriorate over time due to change in climate, usage, wear and tear [1] and also resulted from faulty design and constructability issues. Maintainability is defined under BS3811 (BSI 1984) as “The ability of an item, under the condition of use, to be retained in or restored to a state in which it can perform its required functions, when maintenance is performed under stated conditions and using prescribed procedures and resources.” Concerns on building maintainability issues can be traced back to studies done from almost three decades ago as its importance has been markedly realised over soaring maintenance costs [2, 3, 4, 5]. Building maintainability refers to maintenance work undertaken in order to keep, restore or improve every part of a building, its services and surrounds, to a currently acceptable standard, and to sustain the utility and value of the building [6].

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH3301-3411 Maintenance and repair
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Real Estate Management
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2019 03:22
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2019 03:22
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11670
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