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This is where professionals will learn about the latest certification programs from IFMA, BOMI Institute, BOMA International, and other associations affiliated with the facility management field.


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Convention Center Hosts Safe Events With GBAC STAR Accreditation

Learn how the Orange County Convention Center hosts safe events with the help of GBAC STAR™ accreditation.

Opinion: Apply For Workplace Hazard, Infectious Disease Training Grants

OSHA's Jim Frederick explains how the Department of Labor is helping workers through expanded OSHA training grants for non-profit organizations.

Security, Safety Top List Of Education Facility Managers’ Priorities

A survey of education facility managers reveals campus access control, site security, and occupant safety are key focus areas.

Facilities Trends & Considerations Webinar: Where We Go From Here

View this free video webinar to learn how COVID-19 has influenced project planning, how to maximize your resources to provide safe facilities, and economic considerations to keep your eye on.

Want To Keep Up With Rising Manufacturing Demand? Outsource Your Non-Core Facility Services

By outsourcing your janitorial and maintenance needs to a trusted Integrated Facility Services (IFS) partner, you’ll be able to get back to running your core business.

Ecore Offers Athletic Flooring CEU

A new continuing education unit (CEU) offered by Ecore focuses on the benefits of high-performance fitness and athletic flooring.

BOMI International Names New Board Leadership

As new chair of the BOMI International Board of Trustees, Tim O’Donald, RPA takes the reins from Nicholas E. Stolatis, RPA®, CPM®, LEED®-AP.

ASHRAE Announces 2021-22 President, Officers, Directors

Mick Schwedler, new ASHRAE President, announced theme for his term is “Personal Growth. Global Impact. Feed the Roots.”

Today Is International Women In Engineering Day 2021

This article from a GA-based engineering firm suggests ways to close the gap on the underrepresentation of women in the field.

Over $21M Available For Workplace Hazard, Infectious Disease Training

The OSHA training grants are available to non-profit organizations through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program.

OSHA Issues ETS To Protect Healthcare Workers From COVID-19

OSHA's emergency temporary standard (ETS) focuses on healthcare workers most likely to have contact with someone infected with the coronavirus.

Reopening Day Is Almost Here. Are You Ready?

How to exceed the high health and safety expectations of your occupants as they return to your buildings.

UK, U.S. To Collaborate On Improving The Built Environment

The National Institute of Building Sciences will work with the Centre for Digital Built Britain on the development of the U.S. National Building Information Management (BIM) Program.

7 Modern Competencies Define Workplace Success In Next Decade

Competencies that were most valued over the past decade are likely to be overtaken by a new set of skills, reveals new research from PSI.

The COVID-19 Aftermath: What’s The Impact On Facility Managers?

In the wake of COVID-19, hybrid workplaces may present the best solution for both organizations and employees.

NIBS Opens Call For Speakers For Building Innovation 2021

The National Institute of Building Sciences' September virtual conference will feature tracks on Resilience, Technology, and Workplace.

10 Predictions For Smart Building Technology In 2021 And Beyond

Download this free white paper from Verdantix and explore the key trends that will impact the smart building space in 2021 and beyond.

USGBC Develops New Pilot Credits In Response To COVID-19

USGBC’s LEED Safety First credits are helping facility management teams provide healthy spaces and assisting with building reentry.

Updated Healthcare Facility Ventilation Standard Published

The updated edition of ANSI/ASHRAE/ASHE Standard 170, Ventilation of Health Care Facilities offers guidance, regulation, and mandates to healthcare facilities designers.

Green Buildings Career Map Highlights Energy Efficiency Jobs

Supported by a U.S. DOE grant, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) and its partners offer interactive map highlighting career opportunities in building energy efficiency.

IFMA Foundation 2021 Scholarship Applications Open

This annual program provides financial aid to aspiring and practicing facility managers enrolled in FM or FM-related higher-education programs.

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.

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