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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 […]

IFMA Unveils Sustainability Facility Professional Credential

IFMA Unveils Sustainability Facility Professional Credential

The International Facility Management Association has announced its newest credential, the Sustainability Facility Professional™. More than a building certification and rating system, the SFP™...

ASHRAE Applauds Federal Training Law Signing

Federal legislation recently signed into law will provide training for federal building personnel in the areas of building operations and maintenance, energy management, safety, and design functions.

The TFM Forum: Energy & Sustainability Comes To Chicago

A powerful community of facility managers, industry leading suppliers, and world class speakers will gather at The Palmer House in Chicago on April 13, 2011 during The TFM Forum: Energy and Sustainability.

Cross-Border Facility Management Delivery Highlights Exchange

Global FM held its 10th International Workshop in Atlanta, GA. Entitled “Managing FM Across Borders,” the event took place one day prior to IFMA's World Workplace in Atlanta, GA.

BOMI International Waives Fees Until January 1, 2011

On Monday, November 15, BOMI International announced it would waive all enrollment fees through the end of 2010.

IFMA Names New Director of Finance and Administration

Christeen Seymour has been hired as the association’s director of finance and administration.

Global FM Appoints New Chairperson And Board

Teena G. Shouse, CFM, IFMA Fellow, is now the new chairperson of Global FM. She and the new board will unite efforts to accomplish the objectives and activities planned for 2011, making sure Global FM continues to grow and to live up to its mission: to promote the strategic value and progress of facilities management.

IFMA Names 2010 Awards of Excellence Winners

IFMA has announced the winners of its Awards of Excellence, which recognizes groups and individuals who have made significant contributions to the facility management profession and the association.

Stadium Outage Underscores Importance of Facilities Personnel

The importance of facilities management was underscored on Sunday when nearly 81,000 people sat in total darkness for a few seconds at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, NJ. The power outage brought Sunday's game between the Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants to a halt.

Global FM and EuroFM Sign Affiliation Agreement

The affiliation agreement is the result of several months of discussions and exchange of information and ideas between both associations.

Facility Management Solutions Coming Next Month

Today's Facility Manager is launching a new concept with its year end issue. For the first time, the magazine will devote a significant portion of its editorial content to exploring products and services that specifically address the challenges faced by facility management (FM) professionals.

2010 IFMA Fellows Announced

Established to recognize members dedicated to IFMA and the facility management profession, the fellowship program creates an elite core of respected leaders who act as advisers to--and ambassadors of--the association. Being named an IFMA Fellow is the highest honor the association can bestow on a member.

National Clearinghouse For Educational Facilities Funding Cut By DOE

The Department of Education recently awarded its federal fiscal year 2011-2014 grant monies for maintaining the Clearinghouse to another entity.

ASHE, IFMA Release Healthcare Benchmarking Report

The report provides relevant data that professionals can use to compare their operations to those of similar institutions and make the case to the boardroom for capital investment and resource allocation.

IFMA People In The News: Steve Lockwood & Norman Polsky

The IFMA Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Steven A. Lockwood as the foundation’s new director of academic affairs; it also regrets to announce the passing of longtime foundation supporter Norman Polsky.

Excellence in Facilities Management Announced by Global FM

The Awards recognize efforts by individuals or teams within the FM industry — from researchers to facilities operators — who have made a positive contribution to the knowledge, practical application and communication of strategies to improve the workplace environment.

Submissions for IFMA's Facility Fusion Due 9/8/10

All abstract submissions must be new and never before presented prior to Facility Fusion.

BIFM And FMA Sign Memorandum of Understanding

The goal of the MoU is to help both organizations to provide enhanced services to their members and raise the profile of facilities management through cooperation and collaboration.

World Workplace: First Look at 2011 Products and Services

IFMA’s World Workplace 2010 Conference & Expo is a multi-national, multi-disciplined discussion on workplace trends, challenges, and best practices.

World Workplace 2010: Trends and Innovations Come to Atlanta

Now in its 31st year, IFMA's conference will feature more than 75 educational sessions and new product demonstrations by manufacturers from around the globe.

Facility Training vs. Unemployment Checks

As unemployment throughout the country remains at record levels approaching 10%, AFE officials urged state employment agencies to provide unemployed workers with training in facilities-related professions where there is a growing shortage of skilled workers.

FM Sustainable Landscaping Guide Released

The Groundskeeper and the IFMA Foundation are pleased to announce the release of Sustainable Landscaping, a practical, real world guide on how to introduce and advance sustainable practices in landscaping.

World FM Day Recap

Facilities management (FM) associations and professionals on five different continents celebrated the contributions FM makes to international business and the global built environment last month during the second annual World FM Day, held on June 24, 2010.

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.

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.

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.

Legal Industry Council of IFMA Releases Benchmarking Report

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.

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 community.

CONSTRUCT and The TFM Show Attendance Tracking Up

Increased attendance numbers bode well for the May 11-14 event in Philadelphia designed for the commercial building industry and senior executive facilities managers.

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