quantitative data that can be used for planning and implementing cost-effective maintenance and repair programs and strategies and for better understanding the programmatic effects of maintenance on mission delivery and on building users’ health, safety, and productivity (Findings 12 and 15).


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NRC (National Research Council). 1990. Committing to the Cost of Ownership: Maintenance and Repair of Public Buildings. Building Research Board, National Research Council. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

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