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The efficiency and effectiveness of building maintenance for College Tun Hussein Onn (KTHO), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia

Wong, Chin Liang (2010) The efficiency and effectiveness of building maintenance for College Tun Hussein Onn (KTHO), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Civil Engineering.


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Buildings are the most valuable assets in a nation, which providing people with shelter and facilities for work and leisure. A correspondingly strong building conservation movement has also directed attention towards the older built stock such as the education building or student residential building. Therefore, buildings will be long lasting when not only the right construction system and quality of materials are chosen but also the buildings which have right and accurate maintenance applied. Hence, the need of maintenance is very important and necessary for all of the sectors which include properties sectors. Student accommodation in Universities or Colleges is a crucial consideration as it become second home. The facilities in student accommodation building are much concentrated in term of student’s facilities in order to provide a comfortable and healthy learning environment. The aim of this study was to assess the efficiency and the effectiveness of building maintenance for students residential College Tun Hussein Onn (KTHO), UTM. The data and information of building maintenance system of the student residential were analysed based on response, time taken to action and quality of repair by Pejabat Harta Bina (PHB) Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. The result of the study will assist the management to promote affective and improvement of building maintenance program is available in UTM. The study shows that the maintenance is important to prolong the life of buildings in UTM as increasing the level of comfort and to maintain the value of asset. The maintenance works that are undertaken by PHB were classified under emergency, urgent, normal and request. Besides, the level of respond to the maintenance and repair calls for buildings is averages as some aspect receive prompt attention while others services may take much longer time.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Kejuruteraan (Awam)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2010; Supervisor : Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aminah Md. Yusof
Subjects:T Technology > TH Building construction
Divisions:Civil Engineering
ID Code:26715
Deposited By: Kamariah Mohamed Jong
Deposited On:13 Aug 2012 04:20
Last Modified:15 Jun 2017 02:23

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