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IFMA Foundation Executive Committee and Board

Members of the IFMA Foundation board of trustees serve a two year term and are tasked with managing the foundation and guiding it in its efforts to serve the facility management profession through education, research, and... ...Read More...

Tallest Building in Western Hemisphere is Renamed Willis Tower

The tallest building in the Western Hemisphere was renamed Willis Tower in a changing of the guard that underscores Chicago’s increasing importance as a major global financial and business... ...Read More...

IFMA Announces New Chapter in Trinidad and Tobago

The chapter was formed to promote the facility management profession and educational opportunities to IFMA stakeholders throughout the Caribbean island nation and surrounding... ...Read More...

Sears Tower Going Greener

The project will result in energy savings and reduced CO2 emissions to the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, cutting base building electricity use by up to 80% (by way of a combination of energy savings and... ...Read More...

Chipotle Mexican Grill First Restaurant Ever to Receive Platinum Level LEED® Certification

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced that it has been awarded Platinum level LEED® certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its Gurnee,... ...Read More...

World FM Day Reminder: August 28, 2009

Facility management associations around the world will recognize the contributions facility management makes to the workplace as they celebrate the first ever World FM Day on 28 August,... ...Read More...

IFMA And TFM Request Responses To FM Staffing Survey

Responses should be submitted by Monday, July 13,... ...Read More...

IFMA Announces 2009-2010 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

IFMA has announced its 2009-2010 executive committee and board of directors, which began their terms July... ...Read More...

World Workplace 2009 Conference & Expo Brings Latest Workplace Trends and Innovations to Orlando

Workplace professionals from around the world will meet in Orlando, Fla., to analyze the trends and new products impacting today’s built environment during the International Facility Management Association’s World Workplace 2009 Conference & Expo, Oct. 7-9 at the Orange County Convention... ...Read More...

American Clean Energy and Security Act Passes

The American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES), which just passed the House in a close vote, is being seen by many energy and environmental advocates as an important step forward towards the comprehensive approach needed to reduce climate emissions and increase clean energy usage in the United... ...Read More...