Facilities management system


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Facilities management system

The planning, control, and management of buildings for optimizing the use of real estate, interior environment, energy usage, mechanical infrastructure, communication networks, and maintenance. It considers the life cycle of the building, i.e., purchase, construction, operation, relocation, renovation, demolition, or sale. In the HVAC industry, the term is sometimes used in a more limited way that is synonymous with a building automation system (BAS).
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