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Blackline Collective Unites Organizations Committed To Workplace Safety

A cross-industry partnership, Blackline Collective gives leaders a forum to share experiences, best practices, and strategies that improve worker safety, efficiency, and quality.

AIA Chicago Presents 39 Design Excellence Awards

Attended virtually by hundreds of industry leaders, the online award program honored 36 projects by Chicago architecture firms found locally and worldwide.

USGBC Names 2020 Leadership Award Recipients

The U.S. Green Building Council's annual awards recognize extraordinary leadership in green building and commitment to advancing healthy, sustainable buildings and communities

USGBC To Fund 500 LEED Professionals In Underserved Communities

The commitment marks the launch of USGBC’s new equity program USGBC All In: Building Equity Together, which aims to build green building expertise and workforce.

ANSI Board Can Now Recognize Apprenticeship Programs

As a Standards Recognition Entity (SRE), the ANSI National Accreditation Board can now evaluate and recognize Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs, including those in facilities management.

IFMA Foundation Announces FY2020-21 Board of Trustees

The IFMA Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to making facility management a career of choice, has announced appointments to its board of trustees.

IFMA Foundation Introduces Facility Management Scholarship For Sustainability

The Eric Teicholz Sustainability Facility Professional Scholarship is open to young facility management professionals. Applications are due by June 30, 2020.

BOMI International Opens Applications For J. Bradley Kennedy Scholarship

Applicants should be currently entering, pursuing, or engaged in a career in the property or facility management industries. Deadline is April 8, 2020.

Have An Outstanding Facility Management Story To Share?

Nominations are being accepted now for the 2020 Facility Executive of the Year Award. Materials are due by Tuesday, December 3, 2019.

Facility Management Salary Round-up (And A Free Resume Template)

Pursuing a facility management career is an excellent move, especially for people who are looking for a job that’s fast-paced, reliable, and challenging.

IFMA Names 2019 Awards Of Excellence

On October 18, IFMA presented its annual awards that honor stand-out achievements of association members, chapters, councils, and communities.

Call For Nominations: 2020 Facility Executive Of The Year

With this annual award, our magazine highlights individuals for their work on a successful strategic initiative or construction project — recognizing the value they bring to their organizations.

Facility Executive | October 2019 Issue

The October 2019 Issue looks at sustainability for buildings and grounds. Plus sensor technology, keeping facility grounds safe, and lighting retrofits.

CREW President Shares Insights On Facilities For 2020

In this Q&A, Holly Neber, 2019 President of the CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women) Network and CEO of AEI Consultants, looks ahead for facilities.

SSC Services For Education, NAACP Fall 2019 Scholarship Recipients

Four students were each awarded $2,500 in merit-based scholarships for excellence in academics, character, and community service. 

Survey: Increased Stress About Mass Shootings, Public Places In U.S.

An August 2019 survey by the American Psychological Association finds one-third of U.S. adults say fear of mass shootings prevents them from going to certain places or events.

ACEEE Energy Champions Announced

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy revealed its “Champions of Energy Efficiency” at its summer event recognizing leadership in the industrial efficiency sector.

Facility Executive | August 2019 Issue

The August 2019 issue looks at workplace violence, security trends, and fire safety.Plus HVAC controls, roofing maintenance, energy storage, and more.

Managing Higher Education Facilities: A Q&A Recap

On August 8, experts from Sightlines, a Gordian company, answered questions during a Twitter Q&A conducted by Facility Executive.

ISSA Elects New 2020 Board Members 

The 2020 ISSA Board of Directors will take office for the worldwide cleaning association in November 2019.

Did You Miss Our “Improving The Project Closeout Process” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn about new trends and best practices for making the project closeout hand-off an easier, more efficient process.

How Does Your Landscape Look?

The summer season is here, and facility landscapes are front and center. Attend Facility Executive Live! this fall and learn how to showcase your site year-round.

Getting A Grip On Floor Maintenance Costs And Safety Risks

Keeping dirt and grime out of your facility starts with installing the right entrance mat. Here's why having the proper walk-off is critical to safety and savings.

Contractor, Community Team Up To Transform Youth Football Fields

The D.C. Housing Authority opted for Job Order Contracting to solve storm water drainage challenges and get community sports fields ready for football season.

Facility Executive | June 2019 Issue

The June 2019 issue looks at the impact of workplace design on productivity, plus smart buildings, green cleaning, energy management, and more.

Did You Miss Our “Asset Management Maturity” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and you'll gain a leadership perspective on improving organizational performance by maturing your practice of asset management.

Variable Refrigerant Flow Technology For Commercial Facilities

Whether for a retrofit or new construction, VRF technology permits the installation of a single HVAC system for both heating and cooling in facilities — saving money on equipment and controls.

PRSM Selects 2019-20 Board Of Directors

Myriah Kingen, director, facilities management for DaVita Kidney Care, is Chair of the Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association Board of Directors.

Making The Connection: Aligning Facilities Investments With Organizational Mission

Developing a long-term facilities investment strategy all stakeholders can rally around is a difficult task. Here are five steps to aligning facility investment with mission.

Facility Executive | April 2019 Issue

The April 2019 issue features an in-depth look at intelligent lighting's impact on your facility, plus HVAC, flexible furniture, pest control, safer schools, and more.

Enhancing School Security: What You Should Consider

Budget, lighting, environments and other challenges to school security—and potential solutions for each.

IFMA, AFE, ASHRAE, ISSA To Collaborate On FM Training Framework

The framework features professional development options from a group of associations and will provide resources for the entire operational life cycle of the built environment.

Scope Today, Success Tomorrow: Operations Benefits Of Your Scope Of Work

The operational benefits of clear, comprehensive Scopes of Work extend beyond the budget estimate and ripple throughout the life of the project.

Five Construction Project Planning Tips For The Public Sector

Summer feels far away, but government officials need to think months ahead. Here are some actions to take now to ensure your summer projects succeed.

The Invisible Failure Of Facility Security Programs

The tactical elements of physical security programs often get the most attention, at the expense of strategic factors.

Facility Executive | February 2019 Issue

The February 2019 issue features this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look drones and FM, building envelope and energy, and our annual Readers' Choice Awards.

Sourcing Your Scope Of Work: The How And What

A Scope of Work sets the tone for your whole project, so make sure you leave no stone unturned and no question un-asked.

Did You Miss Our Best Practices For Evaluating And Adopting Technology Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn five key factors facilities professionals are using to evaluate technology, secure budget approval, and plan ahead.

Change Leadership In FM: It Starts And Ends With The Tone At The Top

In an increasingly digital environment, facility management leaders foster successful evolution by showing their willingness to encourage change toward an innovation culture.

Cyber Security That Focuses On Corporate Culture

The founder of non-profit Cyber Education Foundation asserts that cybersecurity is not one person’s job; rather it should be ingrained in a corporate culture.

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