FM Alert Articles
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.
The New York Tech Valley (Albany) Chapter of IFMA was approved by IFMA’s board of directors at their April meeting.
This benchmarking report is the first to provide facility professionals in the legal field with a way to compare operational costs and best practices with others in the industry.
This Q&A with Derek Supple, program director for global energy and sustainability at Johnson Controls, answers targeted questions from TFM.
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.