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Professional-Development | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings

One member will receive the Bernard H. Falk Award, and five others NEMA's Kite and Key Award.

NEMA Awards Recognize Members

NEMA Awards Recognize Members

One member will receive the Bernard H. Falk Award, and five others NEMA's Kite and Key Award.

Professional Development: Design Build Revisited

Guest Contributor Vince Duobinis explains why this old concept receives renewed interest.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Distressed Hotel Management Program

The Providence Group, LLC provides consulting services to hotels with the aim of stabilizing operations and ensuring optimal value of the facility.

Custodial Employee Recognized With Joslin Award

The recipient, an nine-year employee of Oswego Industries, received the award from the New York State Industries for the Disabled, Inc. (NYSID).

Study Shows Salary Increases for Certified Property Managers®

Maintaining a history of steady salary growth, real estate management professionals holding the CPM designation earned a median base salary of $94,000 in 2009, up from $90,000 in 2006; $81,256 in 2003; $72,300 in 1999; and $42,000 in 1984.

Professional Development: Being “Chemically Careful” In The Restroom

Guest Contributor Roger McFadden illustrates how safety is critical in establishing a best in class operation.

Professional Development: BIM Adds To Construction Projects

Guest Contributor William Zollinger explains how data rich and

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

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

Keeping Data Centers Up And Running

Emerson Network Power offers a list of "Best Practices to Avoid Data Center Failure by Human Error."

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 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.

FM Landscape Professional Recognized

The Professional Grounds Management Society will present its E. Earl Wilson Award to Jeffrey Bourne of the Montgomery County (MD) Department of Recreation.

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.

Finalists In Smartest Building Challenge

A panel of five industry experts are determining which facilities will win the Siemens Smartest Building in America Challenge.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Photo Index Of Maintenance & Renovations

ConstructionPhotoDocs.com has introduced a photo indexing service geared to facility management work.

Professional Development: Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Guest Contributor Stanley Trim examines how to leverage proven processes to manage GHGs.

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.

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.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Performance Contracts, PACE Bonds, And More

This Q&A with Derek Supple, program director for global energy and sustainability at Johnson Controls, answers targeted questions from TFM.

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 practices.

Dennis J. Hall to Take Office of CSI President

The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) has announced that Dennis J. Hall, FCSI, CCS, CCCA, FAIA, SCIP, will assume presidency of the organization on July 1.

Professional Development: Analyzing Facilities Leadership

Guest Contributor Tony Stack explains how education facilities are the proving grounds for some professionals.

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.

American Red Cross Volunteer Program Gains Corporate Member

The American Red Cross and W.W. Grainger, Inc. recently welcomed Cisco as the newest participant in the “Ready When the Time Comes” corporate volunteer program.

Green At Work, Home, And In Community?

Facility managers with sustainable actions in these three spheres can enter to win Zeftron nylon's 2010 Sustainable Practices Award.

AFE Urges Enactment of Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act

The Association for Facilities Engineering is encouraging U.S. legislators to maintain year-round support for Earth Day objectives by enacting legislation to ensure federal facilities are operated at peak efficiency.

Singapore Masters Program Encourages Sustainable FM

The need for the course has arisen out of the increasing call for more sustainable cities, especially in tropical zones such as Singapore, where more than 50% of carbon dioxide emissions can be attributed to buildings.

Professional Development: Best Practices On A Budget

Contributors Mike Singleton and Phil Wales explain how to reduce costs by aligning technology with best practices.

BOMA Approved as USGBC Education Provider

BEEP’s six on demand Webinars have been approved for a total of 12 GBCI CE hours and the four Webinars in the SOS series have been approved for a total of six GBCI CE hours, all counting toward the LEED Credential Maintenance Program.

New IFMA Community for Casino/Gaming Facility Managers

The new community will provide a network for gaming facility professionals to connect with one another and share resources through webinars, roundtables, benchmarking studies, and other continuing education opportunities.

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