The Cleaning Industry Training Standard (CITS) has been designed specifically to help address the need for training, improved professionalism, and increased pride across all segments of the cleaning industry.
As the number and influence of facility management professionals continue to grow throughout Europe, the EU FM Coalition is poised to become the preeminent public advocacy body for facility management within the Union.
Green Globes uses the services of independent assessors and uses the ANSI national consensus process for developing its Green Globes tools for new construction and major renovations, the subjects of the U.S. DOE rule.
Prior to joining IFMA, Perry served as chief innovation/quality officer with Houston, TX-based NACE International, where he leveraged a background in information technology and change management to improve member value and bolster productivity.
As a truly international association for facility management professionals, the International Facility Management Association's (IFMA) executive committee and board of directors includes industry leaders from around the world.
The Facility Ops Challenge, developed by the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), Total Learning Research Institute (TLRI), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), empowers students to perform as facility managers responsible for maintaining a virtual base on Mars while learning about building systems and the importance of teamwork.
The award honors a new approach—commissioned by BWH and designed by EH&E—that "sets a new benchmark" and establishes a "model of best practices" for the improvement of fire and life safety compliance during and after construction of healthcare facilities.
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has designated BOMI International’s curriculum as aligning with the skills and competencies required to meet the standards identified in the Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act (FBPTA).
JLL commissioned an independent study in March, 2014, probing the views of more than 200 millennials who hold professional jobs or who are still in college. The study shows there are positive impressions of FM careers when those working were exposed to several different job titles.
Held on June 4, 2014, World FM Day aims to raise the profile of the FM profession, not just in local markets, but anywhere facility managers influence the health, safety, productivity, and well-being of people who use the built environment; and that means everywhere.
Simply put, it is the installation of a new long life metal roof over an existing metal roof in a way that is structurally correct, non-disruptive and cost effective. It is a system that adds strength, is environmentally friendly, cooler in summer, warmer in winter and conserves energy.