FM Alert Archives

FM Alert: CABA Report Highlights Role of Controls In Zero Net Energy Buildings


Monitoring and control systems are at the nexus of buildings and successful zero net energy (ZNE) performance, according to a new study from the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA).

FM Alert: Is Your Facility Ready For Winter Weather?


This guide will help you prepare your facilities’ facades, roofs, plazas, and parking garages for the intense storm systems predicted for this winter.

FM Alert: “Facility Smart Grid Information Model” Reaches Key Milestone


A recent public review of the Facility Smart Grid Information Model (FSGIM), is bringing homes, offices, factories, and other buildings significantly closer to becoming full partners in supporting and managing the electric grid.

OSHA Advisory Committee On Construction Safety And Health Seeks Nominations

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OSHA’s Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health is accepting nominations for six new members to serve on the 15-member committee.

Green Gigawatt Partnership Boosts Renewables in Higher Education


AASHE has launched the Green Gigawatt Partnership (GGP), which seeks to catalyze one gigawatt of green power development by 2020 by recognizing colleges and universities who purchase green power and help more campuses do the same.

Webinar: The Impact of Using Defendable Data to Assess & Budget for the Future


This webinar will outline how to access, predict, plan, and execute a successful life cycle cost program and the consequences of ignoring using real facility examples.

Start Saving Water: New Code Resource For Water Efficiency


2015 WEP: Water Efficiency Provisions of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) provides the most contemporary requirements for designers, policy makers, and the construction community who are looking for ways to deal with severe droughts and the need to better conserve water.

Facility Professionals Play Key Role In Strategic Workplace Decisions


Facility management (FM) and real estate professionals are playing an increasingly important role in high-level strategic workplace decisions, according to a new survey released by IFMA.