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Early bird registration ends August 20th for this one-day education and networking event on the University of Pennsylvania campus.


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Early bird registration ends August 20th for this one-day education and networking event on the University of Pennsylvania campus.

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Latest: Attend Facility Executive Live! In Philadelphia Next Month - Early bird registration ends August 20th for this one-day education and networking event on the University of Pennsylvania campus.

Attend Facility Executive Live! In Philadelphia Next Month

Early bird registration ends August 20th for this one-day education and networking event on the University of Pennsylvania campus.

Operation Safe Gate Targets Automatic Security Gate Tragedies

Approximately 300 emergency room visits each year can be attributed to injuries caused by automatic gates, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Fire Prevention Groups Focus On Sprinkler Awareness

Following a fire in San Marcos, TX in July, five national organizations have joined forces to educate stakeholders on the benefits of installing fire sprinklers in dorms and off-campus housing.

OSHA To Award $10.5M In Workplace Safety Training Grants

The Susan Harwood Training Grants are available to nonprofit organizations and will fund workplace safety and health hazard training and education.

IFMA Foundation Introduces New Chair, Board Of Trustees

The IFMA Foundation's executive committee includes chair Nancy Johnson Sanquist, IFMA Fellow and Vice President of Global Strategic Marketing for Planon.

IFMA Forms Partnership With AECOM

As its newest Corporate Sustaining Partner, AECOM will bring the perspective of a fully integrated design, build, and operate partner to IFMA.

Quiet Mark Launches In U.S. To Combat Noise Pollution

Proprietary testing program from the Noise Abatement Society offers support for nation’s health and well-being by helping to find the quietest solutions in over 50 product categories.

OSHA To Kick Off Safe + Sound Week

Over 200 organizations and businesses will partner with OSHA to promote the importance of workplace safety and health programs August 13-19.

IWBI Launches Global Network Of Concept Advisories

Experts from around the world will share their insights on the impact of 10 WELL concepts on human health.

IFMA Foundation Welcomes New Executive Director

Diane Coles Levine, a driver of workplace strategy within the facility management community for more than 25 years, has taken this role beginning July 2, 2018.

Improve Emergency Planning At 2018 Facility Executive Live!

On September 20, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA, learn the 17 gaps that may threaten the effectiveness of your safety and security plans.

IFMA 2018-19 Executive Committee, Board Of Directors

The International Facility Management Association has announced member-elected executive committee and new appointees of its global board of directors for the 2018-19 fiscal year.

2018 Green Lease Leaders Recognized

Now in its fifth year, the Green Lease Leaders program administered by IMT and DOE increases visibility for real estate leaders who are implementing high-performance or energy-aligned leases.

ASHRAE Introduces 2018-2019 President, Officers, Directors

ASHRAE’s 2018-2019 president, Shelia J. Hayter, P.E., announced her term’s theme will be “Building Our New Energy Future.”

Protect Outdoor Workers From Heat Illness

As temperatures rise throughout California, Cal/OSHA is reminding employers to protect outdoor workers from heat illness and encourage them to take cool-down breaks in the shade.

UL, Center For Active Safety Design Form Partnership

Initial focus is to expand the Center's Fitwel Certification System in China, while providing facility and building professionals more access to products that foster healthy buildings.

What Issues Are Impacting Real Estate In 2018-19?

The Counselors of Real Estate released its annual Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate List, focusing on the current and long-term impact of each.

Five Trends In Healthcare Affecting Facility Management

JLL Healthcare Solutions offers insights on how hospitals and health systems can stay ahead of these five disruptors shaping the healthcare industry.

How To Make Buildings Truly Smart—And Keep Them From Losing Their Minds

We hear so much about intelligent buildings, you’d think they were everywhere. But when you look at the data, it seems that most buildings are as dull-witted as ever.

Mitsubishi Electric Trane HVAC Formed, Providing Ductless And VRF

The joint venture of Ingersoll Rand and Mitsubishi Electric now provides ductless and VRF systems in the U.S. and select countries in Latin America.

Hurricane Season Disaster, Recovery Tips For Data Centers

Early forecasts from storm prediction analysts indicate 2018 will be above average for hurricane season. Here’s how to protect data centers from significant downtime.

Facility Managers, It’s Your Week!

IFMA is rolling out a week-long celebration of facility management in honor of World FM Day May 16.

Be Part Of Facility Executive Live! In Philadelphia This Fall

Registration is now open for Facility Executive Live! Now in its second year, the September 20, 2018 event is tailored to address the diverse responsibilities of facility management.

CARE Names 2017 Person, Recycler of the Year

Mike Tinney and CarpetCycle accepted their awards at the Carpet America Recovery Effort's 16th annual conference in Orlando, FL.

Top 10 Causes Of Serious Workplace Injuries Ranked By Cost

Workplaces are getting safer, but the cost of the most serious workplace injuries is rising, costing U.S. companies over $1 billion per week, according to the 2018 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index.

Green Schools Efforts Recognized At Conference

The Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council, in collaboration with the Green Schools National Network (GSNN), announced recipients of the 2018 Best of Green Schools Awards in Denver this week.

General Motors And L’Oréal USA SWAP Energy Advice

The U.S. DOE has released the fourth installment of its Better Buildings Challenge SWAP program, with this edition sharing insight into two industrial facilities.

IFMA, RICS Release First Edition Of Strategic FM Framework

Released this week at a joint event in Dubai, the document sets out a holistic approach to FM by providing strategic best practice for managers and practitioners around the world.

Energy Credential Accredited By ANSI

The Energy Management Professional credential from the Energy Management Association is accredited by the American National Standards Institute, and recognized by DOE Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines.

ASHRAE Intros “As Designed” Rating For Its Building EQ Portal

This new capability provides a quick energy analysis of a building's energy performance, helping to identify whether that building is achieving its design potential.

DNA Test Rapidly Identifies Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreaks

Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) helped New York City health officials identify the source of a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak within hours and should be considered in all outbreak investigations.

Ten Companies Named New Energy Pioneers

Innovative companies from around the world were recognized at the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Summit for their leadership in clean energy technologies and business transformation.

16 Schools Earn Steelcase Education Active Learning Center Grants

The program supports active learning strategies in classrooms where teachers are already striving to implement related practices by installing furniture designed to encourage student engagement and success.

Ten Principles For Building Resilient Communities

A new report from the Urban Land Institute's Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance outlines ten fundamental principles for building resilient communities that successfully...

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