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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.


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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.

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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.


FM Sustainable Landscaping Guide Released

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.

World FM Day Recap

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.

Facility Managers Get Noticed!

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.

Call for Presentations Issued by CONSTRUCT

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.

IFMA Offers "Facilities Snapshot" Quarterly FM Poll

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.

CONSTRUCT and The TFM Show Attendance Grows

The increased attendance numbers are attributed to the strong education program, CSI Convention participation, and the prominent exhibitors on the show floor.

Legal Industry Council of IFMA Releases Benchmarking Report

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.

Gearing Up For World FM Day: June 24, 2010

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.

CONSTRUCT and The TFM Show Attendance Tracking Up

Increased attendance numbers bode well for the May 11-14 event in Philadelphia designed for the commercial building industry and senior executive facilities managers.

AFE Urges Enactment of Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act

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.

Earth Day, 4/22: 40 Ways to Go Green in the Workplace

Looking for ideas for the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on Thursday April 22? Check out these suggestions from Jones Lang LaSalle executives.

New BOMI International Course Approved for LEED Hours

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.

Singapore Masters Program Encourages Sustainable FM

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.

BOMA International Publishes SOP Manual Guidebook

SOP manuals are critical in facility management since they aggregate policies, procedures, instructions, and directives so buildings can be managed safely, efficiently, and consistently.

BIFM Awards 2010 – Call for Entries

Winners are announced at the BIFM Awards, the biggest networking event in the UK. The closing date for entries is Friday, April 30, 2010.

New Office Measurement Standard Launched

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.

Online Registration Now Open for The TFM Show

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.

Two Achievements in the Global FM Community

Brazil's facility management association celebrates five years and Global FM pioneer is honored in the UK.

Survey: Workers Willing to Sacrifice Comfort to Save Energy

Survey also finds that nearly four in five participants (78%) are less productive at work when they are too hot or too cold.

IFMA Foundation Names Trustees Award Winners

This year’s IFMA Foundation Trustees Awards were given to Bentley Prince Street and Graphic Systems Inc.

BIFM Announces Awards Finalists

The BIFM Awards recognizes more than just the work that facility managers (fms) do; they identify the evolution of FM as an industry.

FM Alert: Get Noticed!

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.

Catherine Pavick Appointed IFMA VP Of Education

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.

IFMA Foundation Executive Committee and Board

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.

World FM Day Reminder: August 28, 2009

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.

IFMA And TFM Request Responses To FM Staffing Survey

Responses should be submitted by Monday, July 13, 2009.

IFMA's 2009 Fall Symposium

Facility management (FM) professionals pursuing IFMA credentials may wish to attend IFMA's 2009 Fall Symposium in Orlando, FL.

Frank Booty's Facilities Management Handbook Now Available

The newly updated Facilities Management Handbook will be essential reading for professionals responsible for facilities, services provision, and health and safety in the workplace.

Sixth Annual European Facility Management Conference Heads to Amsterdam

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.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Pearls of Wisdom

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, May 12-14 2009

The Facilities Show, in association with BIFM, will take place from May 12-14 at the Birmingham NEC.

Global FM Launches World FM Day, August 28, 2009

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.

The TFM Institutional Forum Update: Day Two

It was another all around outstanding day at the TFM Institutional Forum (made even better by the famous California weather).

The TFM Institutional Forum Update: Day One

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.

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