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While ISSA supports strategic sourcing, it is opposed to implementing it in a manner that would have an unreasonably burdensome economic impact on the JanSan community and the private sector generally.

ISSA Engages GSA On Federal Strategic Sourcing

ISSA Engages GSA On Federal Strategic Sourcing

While ISSA supports strategic sourcing, it is opposed to implementing it in a manner that would have an unreasonably burdensome economic impact on the JanSan community and the private sector generally.

AAAS Earns LEED® Platinum Certification

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) awarded one of 11 Platinum recertifications worldwide.

Group Announces Support Of The Green Hippocratic Oath

The nonprofit Renewable Cleaning group has announced its support of The Green Hippocratic Oath – Renewable Cleaning Edition.

IFMA Named A Top Workplace By Houston Chronicle

Overall workplace satisfaction in the new location is 80%, a significant increase from the previous location.

DBIA Honors Michael C. Loulakis With Lifetime Achievement Award

Brunelleschi Lifetime Achievement Award is DBIA's highest honor.

AHRI Launches Certification Programs: Variable Frequency Drives And Datacom Cooling

These new programs have been introduced in order to meet increasing demand for independent performance verification for VFDs and datacom cooling products.

Survey Shows Business Outlook Weakening For Landscape Architect Firms

Billings and inquiries for work drop; hiring plans on hold.

GSA Issues Recommendation For Green Building Certification Systems

LEED and Green Globes approved as third party certification programs for federal facilities.

New Energy Code Includes Efficiency In Existing Buildings

Lighting controls and advanced HVAC also gain ground at 2015 IECC final action hearings.

Davies Office Receives Recognition For Sustainability From IFMA

Davies Office has won this award for the innovation displayed in designing, manufacturing, and delivering an environmentally conscious exhibit at World Workplace 2013.

IFMA Congratulates 2013 IFMA Awards Of Excellence Recipients

The awards were announced at IFMA’s World Workplace Conference and Expo at an event honoring those who have made exceptional contributions to the advancement of the FM profession and the association.

BOMA International Joins Global Coalition On International Property Measurement Standards

With the implementation of global property measurement standards, properties will be consistently measured; creating a more transparent marketplace, greater public trust, stronger investor confidence, and increased market stability.

Philadelphia Mayor Nutter To Address Facility Managers At World Workplace

Mayor Nutter will be part of the opening World Workplace events with remarks at 10 a.m. on October 2, 2013.

BOMI International And Spring Arbor University Partner To Create New Facilities Management Major

The partnership incorporates three BOMI International Facilities Management Certificate (FMC) offerings into a selection of Spring Arbor University’s Organizational Management major and Business major courses.

BOMI International Announces New Board of Trustees Appointment, David Pogue

Prior to leading sustainability programs, Pogue oversaw service delivery for real estate properties totaling more than 250 million square feet.

IFMA Releases Sustainability Guide For Waste Management

IFMA publishes a free educational resource produced in association with the IFMA Foundation as part of popular how-to series.

IFMA Realigns CFM Credential; Two New Competency Areas Added

The updated CFM Exam accounts for the most recent Global Job Task Force Analysis which highlighted two new competency areas - emergency preparedness and business continuity and environmental stewardship and sustainability – bringing the total to 11.

National Sustainability Rating System Certifies Eight New Landscape Projects

SITES™ is a voluntary, national rating system and set of performance benchmarks that applies to sites with or without buildings.

New Report Indicates Nearly 40% Of Non-Residential Construction Projects Delivered Via Design-Build Approach

Research finds continued growth of design-build since 2005; highest market share includes Pacific Region at 59% and military sector at 81%.

Latest AASHE Report Reveals Significant Growth In Campus Sustainability Staff Positions

Half of all 2012 survey respondents are in sustainability oriented jobs created or upgraded since 2010.

AIA Approves Continuing Education Credit For Green Globes Course

The course provides an overview of the features and use of the newly released version of Green Globes for New Construction (NC), which is based on an ANSI Standard (ANSI/GBI 01-2010: Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial Buildings).

Nominate An Outstanding Facility Manager Today!

TFM's 2014 Facility Executive of the Year Award competition is in full swing. This annual event honors an individual for his or her work on a recently completed construction project, and the value they bring to their organizations on a daily basis.

Job Outlook Improving For Construction Industry

BLS projections suggest most specialty trade careers will grow over the national average in the next seven to 10 years.

New Research Identifies Trust As A Business Critical Issue

Report identifies the eight drivers of trust and the effects of key external factors on individual well-being and motivation; suggests that employers leverage these drivers to build sustainable high performance.

Winners Of The 2013 Awards For Excellence In FM Announced

As the Awards grow in prestige and recognition, so too do the number of high quality, cutting edge projects and that are nominated, with 15 submissions from around the world received this year.

ASIS International And BICSI Sign MOU

Privacy, workforce development and federal resources among top issues to be addressed.

Healthcare Project Receives IFMA Boston Award Of Excellence 2013

Good Samaritan Medical Center in Brockton, a member of Steward Health Care, has been recognized by IFMA for Best Practice in Sustainability.

Skilled Trades Saluted In Song

Grainger is sponsoring 20 tour dates and launching a sweepstakes for tickets to a concert featuring Tyler Hubbard (Monroe, Georgia) and Brian Kelley (Ormond Beach, Florida) as Florida Georgia Line.

Tips To Combat Workplace Bullying

The Workplace Bullying Institute reports that 35% of workers have experienced bullying firsthand, and bullying is four times more prevalent than illegal harassment in the workplace. How should companies react?

Facility Management Program Addresses Sustainability

New program launches this month with subject matter from the International Facility Management Association.

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