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Nation's Oldest Buildings Ripe For 'Green' Initiatives

DC has, on average, the oldest commercial buildings among the states, according to a new study conducted by SMR Research Corp. Older buildings are those most likely to have the greatest potential for energy efficiency... [...]

CityCenter Named Best Commercial Project of 2009 by FSC-US

The Forest Stewardship Council-US (FSC-US) has honored CityCenter in Las Vegas as the best commercial project of 2009 in the fifth annual Designing & Building with FSC... [...]

Survey: Workers Willing to Sacrifice Comfort to Save Energy

Survey also finds that nearly four in five participants (78%) are less productive at work when they are too hot or too... [...]

IFMA Names Tony Keane President and CEO

IFMA has appointed Anthony “Tony” J. Keane, CAE, as the association’s new president and CEO. Keane’s first day will be January 18,... [...]

IFMA Foundation Names Trustees Award Winners

This year’s IFMA Foundation Trustees Awards were given to Bentley Prince Street and Graphic Systems... [...]

Your Company May Not Be Recession Proof Yet Your Attitude Is

Across the country, financial experts are debating when the global economic recession will end. While business leaders continue to navigate through these challenging times, it is critical to remember there is one thing that is recession proof—your... [...]

UTSA to Offer New Minor in Facility Management

The new offering will be part of the school’s Real Estate Finance and Development program in the UTSA College of... [...]

IFMA President and CEO Honored by FMA Australia

David J. Brady, president and CEO of the International Facility Management Association and IFMA Foundation trustee, has been awarded Honorary Membership in the Facility Management Association of... [...]

IFMA Foundation Sustainability "How-To Guides" Launched

Chris Hodges, principal of FEA and an active member of IFMA, has authored this first guide, entitled "Getting... [...]

Frito-Lay North America Headquarters Achieves LEED Gold

PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America recently announced its Plano, TX, headquarters has been awarded LEED® Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute... [...]