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The chapter was formed to promote the facility management profession and highlight educational opportunities available to facility professionals throughout the area. It joins 10 other IFMA chapters located in California.
Global FM member organizations invite all facility professionals and business organizations to join in this celebration of the facilities management profession.
How do I learn to make the best of this situation, knowing I will not be hiring any new staff in the near future? My boss says it can be done but gives little indication as to the methodology for doing the job as is.
Join Us For a Free NEMA Webinar: Implementing Lighting Management Technologies and Practices to Drive Building Efficiency Energy is the largest operating expense for commercial buildings, and more site electricity is consumed for lighting than for any other end use category, such as cooling, ventilation, or refrigeration. Therefore, planning for lighting management systems in building renovations, retrofits, and new construction is crucial for ensuring lighting energy savings, meeting sustainability and code mandates, driving building energy efficiency, and enhancing occupant comfort and productivity.
Johnsonite has unveiled its new Resilient Flooring Channel on the Today’s Facility Manager website.
KMC Controls has unveiled its new Building Automations Channel on the Today’s Facility Manager website. Many people wonder what exactly Building Automation is. By definition, building automation itself is an energy management system that consists of computerized, interlinked, networks of hardware and software which monitor and control the mechanical and lighting systems in commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities.
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.
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.
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.
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.