Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Facilities-Management articles below.
The Groundskeeper and the IFMA Foundation are pleased to announce the release of Sustainable Landscaping, a practical, real world guide on how to introduce and advance sustainable practices in landscaping.
Facilities management (FM) associations and professionals on five different continents celebrated the contributions FM makes to international business and the global built environment last month during the second annual World FM Day, held on June 24, 2010.
Nominations are now being accepted for the facility management profession's most prestigious award, The TFM Facility Executive Of The Year. Submissions will be accepted until 10/1/10.
CONSTRUCT, which will take place September 13 to 16, 2011, at McCormick Place, Chicago, IL, is accepting submissions for the 2011 education program until September 6, 2010.
The new survey features input from a broad cross section of IFMA members from around the globe and highlights the latest trends and developments impacting the facility management (FM) profession.
The increased attendance numbers are attributed to the strong education program, CSI Convention participation, and the prominent exhibitors on the show floor.
This benchmarking report is the first to provide facility professionals in the legal field with a way to compare operational costs and best practices with others in the industry.
Members of Global FM once again invite all countries to join the celebration with the goal of raising the profession's profile around the globe — promoting facilities management’s ideals, not only within the profession and industry, but also among the governments and the general business community.
Increased attendance numbers bode well for the May 11-14 event in Philadelphia designed for the commercial building industry and senior executive facilities managers.
The Association for Facilities Engineering is encouraging U.S. legislators to maintain year-round support for Earth Day objectives by enacting legislation to ensure federal facilities are operated at peak efficiency.
Looking for ideas for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on Thursday April 22? Check out these suggestions from Jones Lang LaSalle executives.
BOMI International’s class entitled Electrical Systems and Illumination has been approved by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The course is the seventh BOMI International class approved recently by the USGBC.
The need for the course has arisen out of the increasing call for more sustainable cities, especially in tropical zones such as Singapore, where more than 50% of carbon dioxide emissions can be attributed to buildings.
SOP manuals are critical in facility management since they aggregate policies, procedures, instructions, and directives so buildings can be managed safely, efficiently, and consistently.
Winners are announced at the BIFM Awards, the biggest networking event in the UK. The closing date for entries is Friday, April 30, 2010.
The new office measurement standard provides important improvements and changes to the Standard Method for Measuring Floor Area in Office Buildings, the last office measurement standard from BOMA released in 1996.
The event is geared to meet the education, networking, and informational needs of facilities managers, architects, designers, specifiers, engineers, building owners, and professionals who design, build, operate, and renovate.
Brazil's facility management association celebrates five years and Global FM pioneer is honored in the UK.
Survey also finds that nearly four in five participants (78%) are less productive at work when they are too hot or too cold.
This year’s IFMA Foundation Trustees Awards were given to Bentley Prince Street and Graphic Systems Inc.
The BIFM Awards recognizes more than just the work that facility managers (fms) do; they identify the evolution of FM as an industry.
Each year, Today's Facility Manager
sponsors the annual Facility Executive of the Year
competition. This honor recognizes the achievements of an individual involved in a recent, single construction or renovation project.
Pavick will now sit on IFMA’s senior strategy team (SST) with IFMA President and CEO David J. Brady; Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer R. Alan Thomas, CAE; Vice President of Administration Linda Beverly, CAE; and Vice President of Communications Donald Young, APR.
Members of the IFMA Foundation board of trustees serve a two year term and are tasked with managing the foundation and guiding it in its efforts to serve the facility management profession through education, research, and scholarships.
Facility management associations around the world will recognize the contributions facility management makes to the workplace as they celebrate the first ever World FM Day on 28 August, 2009.
Responses should be submitted by Monday, July 13, 2009.
Facility management (FM) professionals pursuing IFMA credentials may wish to attend IFMA's 2009 Fall Symposium in Orlando, FL.
The newly updated Facilities Management Handbook will be essential reading for professionals responsible for facilities, services provision, and health and safety in the workplace.
International perspectives will take center stage as facility and private-sector experts from around the world convene at the Hotel Okura in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 16-17 for the sixth annual European Facility Management Conference.
This offering comes from Peter SJF Bance, author of the Friday Funny mailing list. And while this list isn't specifically facility management oriented, it crosses all boundaries and may provide a few chuckles to those who haven't already seen them.
The Facilities Show, in association with BIFM, will take place from May 12-14 at the Birmingham NEC.
Global FM member organizations on five different continents will celebrate World FM Day by organizing events such as luncheons, seminars, and workshops, or by undertaking any other activity to celebrate and promote facilities management.
It was another all around outstanding day at the TFM Institutional Forum (made even better by the famous California weather).
Despite a breezy and damp start of the event, The TFM Education, Government, and Healthcare Forum got off to a great start on Sunday, March 22, at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, CA.