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Management

My Monday – A Day In The Life Of A Facility Manager

The Associate Director of New England Facilities Services shares what an average day in her life looks like.
FourFortyFour South Flower

Iconic LA Tower Earns Another Healthy Building Mark

FourFortyFour South Flower has achieved the UL Verified Healthy Building Mark for Indoor Environment for its air, water, hygiene, light and acoustics performance.
Senior Living Design Scholarship

Interested In Senior Living Design? Scholarship Applications Being Accepted

On June 1, the Ageless Living Collaborative will begin accepting applications for a $10K scholarship for students dedicated to senior living design.
Healthy Workplaces Coalition

New Coalition To Push For Workplace Health And Safety Policy 

More than 40 national organizations, industry leaders, and trade associations join to create the Healthy Workplaces Coalition, which will focus on advocating for healthier and safer buildings.
Access Control

How An Access Breach Resulted In Texas School Shooting

After a gunman was able to gain access to Robb Elementary School, he opened fire and killed 19 children and two teachers.
ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

EPA Names Top 25 Cities For ENERGY STAR Certified Buildings

Los Angeles, Washington DC, Atlanta, San Francisco, and Dallas make top five, cutting energy costs while increasing efficiency, reducing emissions.
AkitaBox

AkitaBox Collaborates With McKinstry on FCA Software

The new software will help transform McKinstry's facility condition assessment.
2022 Better Buildings Progress Report

Better Buildings Participants Realize More Than $15B In Energy Savings

New DOE report recognizes 12 organizations for achieving energy and water reduction goals; highlights new Better Climate Challenge partners.
Scholarship Program

IFMA Foundation Opens 2022 Scholarship Applications

Eric Teicholz SFP Scholarship supports young FM professionals interested in attaining a specialty credential in sustainability.
CEFMA

CEFMA Names Facility Manager Of The Year

Loyola University Chicago’s Wesley Nader has been named the Collegiate Event and Facility Management Association (CEFMA) Facility Manager of the Year.
Dr. Deborah Birx

Dr. Deborah Birx Will Keynote Inaugural GBAC Symposium

Dr. Deborah Birx will be the keynote speaker at the GBAC Symposium on Air Considerations, to be held August 16-17 in Chicago.
facility management awards

NACUFS Reveals Campus Dining Award Winners

The 2022 Loyal E. Horton Awards recognize college campus professionals for innovation in collegiate foodservice dining.
Arrowhead Stadium

On The Turf At Arrowhead Stadium

Travis Hogan, head groundskeeper at Arrowhead Stadium, home of the Kansas City Chiefs, keeps Bermudagrass green... in winter... in Missouri.
workplace injuries

New ASSP Standard Helps Organizations Prevent Workplace Injuries

New American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) standard can help organizations keep workplace injuries, illnesses and other incidents from occurring in the first place.
ESG

OSCRE International Announces 2022 Board Of Directors

Focused on the development of real estate data standards, a leading goal for OSCRE this year is to help CRE organizations advance and assess progress on ESG initiatives.
IFMA Foundation

IFMA Foundation Scholarship Program Adds Supply Chain Component

This expands the scope of the Eric Teicholz Sustainability Facility Professional® (SFP®) Scholarship Program from IFMA Foundation.
Kemper Lakes Business Center

Seven Buildings Win 2022 North Central Region TOBY Awards

Kemper Lakes Business Center has been named BOMA International's 2022 Regional TOBY Award winner in the Over 1 Million Square Feet Category.
California irrigation

California Calls For Ban On Irrigating “Non Functional” Turfgrass

Drought measure would only apply to turfgrass adjacent to large industrial and commercial buildings.
Healthcare Facilities Technology

Healthcare Facilities Are Using Technology To Meet Patient, Staff Demands

In response to Covid-19, healthcare facilities have adopted new strategies and security measures to limit the spread of infection, while protecting people and property.
NCAA® March Madness®

Werner Celebrates 14th Year As Official Ladder Of NCAA March Madness

Ladders used to cut down the NCAA March Madness nets are designed to safely accommodate coaches and athletes. Learn how the net cutting tradition began!

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