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Facility Managers Get Noticed!

Nominations are now being accepted for the facility management profession's most prestigious award, The TFM Facility Executive Of The Year. Submissions will be accepted until 10/1/10.

IFMA Announces 2010-2011 Executive Committee and Board of Directors

The International Facility Management Association is pleased to announce its 2010-2011 executive committee and board of directors, which begin their terms July 1. Francis J. Kuhn, CFM, CFMJ, will serve as the new chair of the association’s board of directors, succeeding Thomas L. Mitchell Jr., CFM, CFMJ.

Call for Presentations Issued by CONSTRUCT

CONSTRUCT, which will take place September 13 to 16, 2011, at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, is accepting submissions for the 2011 education program until September 6, 2010.

IFMA Offers "Facilities Snapshot" Quarterly FM Poll

The new survey features input from a broad cross section of IFMA members from around the globe and highlights the latest trends and developments impacting the facility management (FM) profession.

Celebrate World FM Day TODAY!

Join IFMA and facility practitioners around the world today, June 24, as we celebrate the second annual World FM Day.

World Workplace Keynote Announced: Alexis Herman

Herman will deliver the conference’s keynote presentation, “The Changing Global Workforce: Ways to Understand it and Leverage It,” on Wednesday, October 27.

Importance of Sustainable Building Practices Highlighted This Week

Held in Washington, DC, the week helps underscore the importance of sustainable practices to federal, state and local lawmakers, as well as the public.

CONSTRUCT and The TFM Show Attendance Grows

The increased attendance numbers are attributed to the strong education program, CSI Convention participation, and the prominent exhibitors on the show floor.

50 Receive IFMA’s FMP Certification in Macau

Fifty facility practitioners in Macau, China, received IFMA’s prestigious Facility Management Professional credential at the 2009/2010 Facility Management Professional Graduation Ceremony held earlier this month.

New York Tech Valley Chapter of IFMA Formation

The New York Tech Valley (Albany) Chapter of IFMA was approved by IFMA’s board of directors at their April meeting.

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Featured Video: The Impact of NBase-T on WiFi Deployments

CommScope’s Technical Engineer Robert Matthew presents how Wi-Fi has advanced from a consumer model to something more predominately enterprise, how that has affected cabling solutions, and Spatial streams and performance.

FM Alert: APPA Plans Second ANSI Standard

The proposed APPA 1100: Facility Management Terms and Definitions, will establish a database of nationally recognized terms and definitions used within the facilities, building, or supporting infrastructure industries.

FreeStyle-155 Wall Mount Gas-Fired Boiler From Williamson

Williamson has introduced the new FreeStyle® 155k Btuh input Wall Mount Gas-Fired Condensing Boiler.

Webinars, Case Studies & White Papers

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View this free webinar video and learn what Facility IoT is; how companies have used it save money, conserve energy, or create revenue; and much more .

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View this free webinar video to understand how the newest building automation system benefits can help you evaluate your system and determine when it’s time to upgrade, reduce risks and capitalize on efficiencies.

Hotel Case Study: A Vision By The Sea

In Gloucester, MA, the site of an old factory is transformed with the construction of the full-service Beauport Hotel.