PRSM 2012 Best Practices - (Page 142)

glossAry oF AcronyMs And terMs A2LA--American Association For Laboratory Accreditation ANSI--American National Standards Institute ASHRAE--American Society Of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers ASSE--American Society of Safety Engineers; also, American Society of Sanitary Engineering ASTM--Formerly the American Society for Testing and Materials; an international standards-setting organization Bipolar ionization--Method used to improve indoor air quality through the production of ions CAD--Computer-aided design CCF--100 cubic feet CFL--Compact Fluorescent Lamp CMMS--Computerized maintenance management system CO2--Carbon dioxide COF--Coefficient of friction; relates to slip resistance of flooring surface CRI--Color rendering index EMR--Experience modification rate EMS--Energy management system ENERGY STAR--Joint program of the U.S. federal government Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy to promote the manufacture and use of energy efficient products and implementation of environmentally sound practices. FM--Facilities management Gal/sy--Gallons per square yard Green Seal--Nonprofit organization that identifies and promotes environmentally friendly products and services. 142 | 2012 Best Practices HID--High-intensity discharge lamp HVAC--Heating, ventilation and air conditioning IESNA--Illuminating Engineering Society of North America IVR--Interactive voice response KVA--Kilo volt-ampere kwh--kilowatt hour LED--Light-emitting diode LEED--Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design; assigns ratings for design, construction and operation of green structures. LPW--Lumens per watt Lumen--Measure of total amount of visible light emitted by a source MERV--Minimum efficiency reporting value; a measure of filter efficiency NFSI--National Floor Safety Institute OSHA--Occupational Safety and Health Administration; U.S. federal government agency that enforces safety and health legislation. POS--Point of sale system Ppm--Parts per million PRSM--Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association serving retail facilities management and vendor/suppliers. PVA--Poly vinyl acetate QUV--Test method used to accelerate weathering and simulate the effects of outdoor exposure on materials and coatings. UPS--Uninterrupted power supply VOC--Volatile organic compound Wg--Water gauge

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of PRSM 2012 Best Practices

Conducting Multi-Site Paving Improvements to Ensure Continuity
Conducting Multi-Site Paving Improvements to Ensure Continuity
Exterior Rebranding
Exterior Rebranding
Getting the Most Value Out of Roof Management
Getting the Most Value Out of Roof Management
Pervious Concrete Pavement Solves Drainage Challenge
Pervious Concrete Pavement Solves Drainage Challenge
Pervious Pavement: Concrete Solutions to Driveway Stormwater Drainage and Sustainability Problems
Pervious Pavement: Concrete Solutions to Driveway Stormwater Drainage and Sustainability Problems
Applying Bipolar Ionization to Improve Indoor Air Quality and Save Energy
Determining Responsibility for Ceiling Leaks
HVAC Maintenance and Repairs Quote Review
Managing HVAC Energy Usage Without Installing an Energy Management System
Solving HVAC Issues on Landlord Operated Systems
Creating a Standardized Cleaning Chemical Program
Floor Replacement Planning and Execution
Improving Pest Control Monitoring to Maintain Store Cleanliness
Streamlining Store Cleaning Through Internal Benchmarking
LED Conversion Bolsters Ambiance, Bottom Line and Environment.
LED Gas Canopy Lighting Upgrade
Lighting Maintenance
Retrofitting Signage with LED Technology
Performing Basic Troubleshooting to Save Money
Implementing Repair Audits to Ensure Customer Safety
Improving Quality, Cost and Schedule Through Safety Education
Managing Extended Power Outages Through Emergency Response
Managing Risk Through Slip Resistance Testing
Creating Energy Teams to Pursue Opportunities
Formulating Green Solutions
Making Data Centers LEED Compliant
Outfitting Facilities with an Eye on ENERGY STAR Certification
Recycling Cooling Water From Air Conditioning Systems for Toilet and Landscaping Use
Sustainability-How the Facilities Team Can Contribute
Driving Down Waste Expense
Reducing Trash and Recycling Expense for Retail Locations
Transferring Compactor Maintenance to a Service Vendor
Waste Service Efficiency and Compliance
Waste Evaluation and Right Sizing to Reduce Cost
Asset and Service Warranty Tracking and Management: More Fully Realizing the Value of Budget Expenditures
Conducting an Organized Meeting
Proactive Maintenance Scheduling and Delivery
Repair Reductions by Participating in Design and Construction Table
Streamlining the Store Closing Process
Achieving Process Improvement Through Onsite Assessment of KPIs
Forecasting a Maintenance and Repair Budget
How to Calculate Return on Investment
Tracking Finances for Facilities
Centralizing Vendor Training and Management
Creating a Service Vendor Call Center to Save End Users’ Money
Answering a Call Status Challenge with an IVR Solution
Communicating Product Recalls Using a CMMS-Inspired Module
Doing More with Less and Saving Money in the Process
Ensuring the Accuracy of Web-Based Maintenance Requests
Establishing an End to End Procure-to-Pay Process
Leveraging Existing Technologies to Provide Updated Process Improvements
Quality Management of Bundled Periodic Services
Reduced Dashboard Time at Supply Houses
Parking Lot Management
Creating Best-In-Class Snow and Ice Management White Paper
Energy Savings/HVAC Air Filter Bypass
Managing a Retail Lighting Retrofit Project – Bright Ways to Improve Your Lighting and Your Bottom Line!
Managing Energy Usage with Interval Meter Calibration
Navigating the Department of Energy’s Higher Efficiency Regulations
Supplier Insights into Competitive Sourcing White Paper
Testing HVAC System Options to Reduce Costs and Labor
Understanding Retail Facilities Sourcing White Paper
Glossary of Acronyms and Terms

PRSM 2012 Best Practices