Federal buildings

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


Building Performance Standards

Building Performance Standards: Raising The Bar For Sustainability

In a sustainability checklist, buildings are at the top, and federal, state and local governments are taking action. Here's how to decode and achieve compliance with new policies.
NDER National Deep Energy Retrofit (NDER) program

$91M GSA Project Will Improve Landmark Buildings’ Energy Efficiency

Part of the National Deep Energy Retrofit program, the U.S. General Services Administration has awarded Johnson Controls the contract to upgrade the buildings' HVAC, lighting, water conservation, and energy management systems.
National Park Service

National Park Service Requires Masks At Parks, Federal Buildings

Face masks are required in all National Park Service buildings and facilities, and also on NPS-managed lands when physical distancing can't be maintained.
seismic renovation

St. Louis Seismic Renovation Completed With Occupants In Place

McCarthy Building Companies employed alternative methods to improve the seismic performance of the Robert A. Young Federal Building in St. Louis, MO.
Pikes Peak

Pikes Peak Facilities Upgrade Has Begun

Owned by the U.S. Forest Service and operated by the City of Colorado Springs, this tourist attraction remains operational during construction of a new visitor center and more.

U.S. Government To Save $5M With Solar Power Purchase Agreement

The multi-agency solar power purchase agreement for federal facilities in California and Nevada will save $5M and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

GSA Submits Economic Recovery Plans to Congress

The GSA has submitted a $5.55 billion spending proposal highlighting the public building projects it plans to accomplish with funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. IFMA is working with GSA as an industry partner to educate the public about GSA’s efforts.

Webinars

Managing Labor Shortages

The Next Big FM Challenge: Managing Labor Shortages, Recruitment And Retention

Attend this free webinar and learn how to tip the scales to balance recruitment, retention, and labor shortages, while retaining critical institutional knowledge.
Facility Management Year In Review

Facility Management Year In Review: Lessons & Predictions From Industry Leaders

View this free video webinar and hear from a panel of facility management leaders who will share what they’ve learned from the past, and what they hope 2023 will bring.
Modernize to Digitize

Did You Miss Our “Modernize To Digitize” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to contribute to your facility’s sustainability, resiliency and efficiency, while being customer-centric with speed to resolution.

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