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IFMA Foundation Director of Academic Affairs Retires, Position Becomes Available

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... [...]

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: iCOMM Monitoring By A.O. Smith

The iCOMM system allows facilities to manage and monitor their A. O. Smith water heaters and boilers... [...]

IFMA and Today’s Facility Manager Team Up to Create Snapshot of Staffing Trends in Facility Management

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... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Super Quad-Blaster With Strobe

This Bird-X product repels unwanted birds using ultrasonic sound paired with a flashing... [...]

FRIDAY FUNNY: Tom Henderson, New Office Manager and W*nker…

Ever been forced to make a hiring decision that you regretted? Or have you ever been made to feel completely unpopular as the new hire on the block? Here's a brief skit from the BBC program, "Big Train," depicting just that... [...]

Incentives Needed to Finance Renewable Energy Projects

Congress is being urged to develop legislation that provides benefits and opportunities for public power to receive comparable incentives for renewable energy... [...]

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Hospitality Focus By HD Supply

HD Supply Facilities Maintenance recently launched a dedicated hospitality team to focus on the needs of facility managers in that... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Dual Drive Scrap Chopper From Sweed Machinery

Sweed Machinery, Inc. has launched this latest product to help generators of scrap plastic... [...]

BOMA Industrial Measurement Standard ANSI Accredited

The standard, developed by BOMA International and the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® provides guidance on how to measure the floor area of industrial... [...]

Gearing Up For World FM Day: June 24, 2010

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... [...]