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IFMA’s “world-class, gold standard” facility management credential program earns ANSI accreditation with seven commendations.
IFMA President and CEO Tony Keane explains, “With the passage of the Federal Building Personnel Training Act, the U.S. federal government acknowledged for the first time in code the critical role of facility management (FM).”
The Guidelines will address commercial building workforce training and certification programs for five key energy related jobs: facility manager, energy auditor/manager, commissioning professional, and building engineer.
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.
The International Facility Management Association has announced its newest credential, the Sustainability Facility Professional™. More than a building certification and rating system, the SFP™ will help facility professionals play a key leadership role in creating, managing, and operating sustainable facilities by giving them the skills they need to impact their organizations’ economic, environmental, and social bottom lines. Professionals can earn the new designation through the SFP Credential Program™, which offers complete training and assessment materials in three course areas: Strategy and Alignment for Sustainable Facility Management, Managing Sustainable Facilities, and Operating Sustainable Facilities. Taken together, these courses provide a complete picture of how SFPs can improve the sustainability of their facilities in the eight major categories of sustainability defined by IFMA: energy, water, materials and resources, workplace management, indoor environmental quality, quality of services, waste, and site impact.
BOMI International’s class entitled Electrical Systems and Illumination has been approved by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The course is the seventh BOMI International class approved recently by the USGBC.
The LEED Green Associate credential signifies fundamental knowledge of green building concepts and is ideal for both professionals in non-technical fields of practice as well as professionals and students working towards the LEED Accredited Professional exam.