Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. BOMA articles below.
New research from BOMA International and Building Engines uncovers challenges and keys to success in commercial real estate technology selection, integration, and adoption.
In testimony last week, BOMA’s President explained the importance of 179D as the sole federal energy efficiency incentive for commercial buildings.
BOMA 2017 For Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement reflects changes within the commercial real estate industry since the standard’s prior release in 2010.
These Experience Exchange Reports (EERs) for building owners and property managers in those two sectors provide insight into data on income, operating costs, and taxes.
Iconic buildings are partnering with the National Safety Council to raise awareness of preventable deaths.
In honor of Earth Day 2017, BOMA International has issued five suggestions for how facility professionals can promote sustainable best practices.
In Hamilton County, OH, Ralph W. Linne, director of county facilities, tames management tasks with technology and shapes a long-term energy plan.
The regional winners will now proceed to international competition where winners will be announced live on June 30, 2015.
What is the most effective way to get a recycling program to work within the building?
Data from BOMA’s Experience Exchange Report reflects results of the industry's focus on energy efficiency.
The new standard is considered one of the most significant developments in the real estate profession in recent history and will go beyond office measurement standardization to include other property types in the coming months.
While each facility is different, all of the processes have to start somewhere. What is the sequence in your facility?
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International passed two new policy positions and reaffirmed its position in opposition of mandated luminous egress path markings.
The results of these efforts will be gradually reflected in each organization’s education menus and are expected to be visible by BOMA International’s annual conference in June.
Widespread market adoption of these new standards will provide the building blocks for well-functioning global real estate markets and will be complementary to International Financial Reporting Standards and International Valuation Standards: two layers shaping the global financial system.
I was in the process of winterizing the fancoil units, and I noticed that one of them is not getting any flow in the hot water coil (even though I opened both the manual and control valves). What could be the problem?
Projects with notable energy savings will receive awards from the LEEP campaign and will be profiled on the site. The deadline for submitting project information is November 30, 2013. Results and awards will be announced on February 2014.
When faced with an emergency situation like a flood or a fire, how should facility management professionals prioritize their efforts AFTER the event?
BOMA first published the Standard Method of Floor Measurement for Office Buildings, an accepted and approved methodology by the American National Standards Institute. Throughout the years, the standard has been revised to reflect the changing needs of the real estate market and the evolution of office building design.
Chancey has been given the Chair’s Award, the highest recognition presented by the BOMA International Chair. The award is bestowed annually upon those who—through innovation, talent, and dedication—have set new standards of excellence for the commercial real estate industry.
In this role, Oliver will concentrate primarily on BOMA membership activities for its 16,500-plus members while preparing to assume the position of chair-elect.
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