Certifications

Resource pages for "Certifications"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


WELL Building

ABM Joins International WELL Building Institute As Cornerstone Member

Provider of integrated facility services and solutions, ABM has joined the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), administrator of the WELL Building Standard.

Spacewell Recognized With Smart Building Certification

This SBC accreditation for Spacwell recognizes buildings that have smart tech infrastructure in place to evaluate a building’s behavior and performance.
Philadelphia Eagles

Philadelphia Eagles Facilities Recertified To ISO 20121

First certified in 2018, the organization embraces this event-focused ISO standard in pursuit of the “triple bottom line” of sustainability — economic, environmental, and social impacts.

GBAC STAR Certifies First Salon To The Program For Cleaning, Disinfection Protocols

A division of ISSA, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council recently certified Honolulu's Salon Blanc, New England's Gillette Stadium, and other facilities across the U.S.
sustainable building

BREEAM New Construction Standard Now For U.S. Market

BRE Global consulted with HOK to adapt its green building standard for new construction in the United States.
WELL certfication

YMCA First Fitness Facility To Be WELL Certified

The Stonestown Family YMCA in San Francisco is the first fitness facility in the world to be awarded WELL Certification.
resilient

Facilities Designed To Be FORTIFIED Against Extreme Weather

The Insurance Institute For Business & Home Safety offers a set of building guidelines and standards for protecting against extreme weather for increased resilience.
active design

theMART In Chicago Achieves Fitwel Certification

The Center for Active Design bestowed a Fitwel 2 Star Rating to theMART, an iconic four million square foot Chicago property.
conveyances

Inspection “Alert” for Conveyances

ATIS Alert notifies customers when it is time for their building’s elevators, escalators, and other conveyances to be inspected.
Uptime Institute

New Certification Program For Prefabricated And Modular Data Centers

Uptime Institute has announced its TIER-Ready Program for equipment manufacturers, aimed at easing the planning process for data center facility managers.
health care facility

NFPA Life Safety Certification For Health Care Facility Managers

The CLSS-HC is the first of new specialist certifications for facility managers and others responsible for ensuring safety at their facilities.

Energy Department, NIBS Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines

Energy Department and National Institute of Building Sciences Release Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines.
TFM Columnist Kevin Folsom

Tricks Of The Trade: Continuing Education

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom sorts through the various continuing education options for one operations manager. From the August 2013 issue.
Lord

Professional Development: A Step Above The Rest

Facility professionals with strong leadership skills are increasingly in demand at healthcare and higher education institutions.

Furniture Trends: Green Certifications Get More Comprehensive

Changes are on the horizon for third-party green product certification initiatives.

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