FM Alert Articles
IFMA Foundation Director of Academic Affairs Charles N. Claar, P.E., CFM, CFMJ, will formally retire this fall after 10 years of service to IFMA and the IFMA Foundation. With Claar’s retirement, the role of director of academic affairs is open.
New report from IFMA and TFM estimates that there are a total of 408,000 facility professionals working in the U.S. In addition to staffing tables, the report delves into factors that drive staffing, such as industry sector, facility size/type, and outsourcing practices.
Members of Global FM once again invite all countries to join the celebration with the goal of raising the profession’s profile around the globe — promoting facilities management’s ideals, not only within the profession and industry, but also among the governments and the general business community.
Increased attendance numbers bode well for the May 11-14 event in Philadelphia designed for the commercial building industry and senior executive facilities managers.
In March 2010, the IFMA international sustainability committee (ISC) launched the IFMA Energy Challenge: ENERGY STAR® which encourages facility professionals to track energy consumption in facilities and embark on a continuous monitoring and energy improvement program.
In the aftermath of the recent fatal incidents this month, Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement on Workers Memorial Day, April 28, 2010.
The Association for Facilities Engineering is encouraging U.S. legislators to maintain year-round support for Earth Day objectives by enacting legislation to ensure federal facilities are operated at peak efficiency.
A survey of more than 1,400 North American executives and managers responsible for making investments and managing energy in commercial buildings found that planned investment in energy efficiency is expected to rebound in 2010.
The Capital Chapter of IFMA today hosts a sustainability summit at the American Academy for the Advancement of Science in Washington, D.C., from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Looking for ideas for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on Thursday April 22? Check out these suggestions from Jones Lang LaSalle executives.