Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. GSA articles below.
All GSA member schools will now have access to cutting-edge energy and water monitoring systems as well as other advanced analytics tools and conservation technologies provided by Noveda Technologies.
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) has designated BOMI International’s curriculum as aligning with the skills and competencies required to meet the standards identified in the Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act (FBPTA).
IFMA President and CEO Tony Keane explains, “With the passage of the Federal Building Personnel Training Act, the U.S. federal government acknowledged for the first time in code the critical role of facility management (FM)."
These are all critical investments in infrastructure that will create significant savings by preventing costly emergency repairs in the future and maintaining America's public buildings.
LEED and Green Globes approved as third party certification programs for federal facilities.
BOMI International's designation programs deliver broad range of knowledge and skills needed by building and facility personnel to operate high-performance buildings.
Following an election that brought sweeping changes and switched the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives, construction industry observers foresee changes in policies impacting this sector.
Citing the gap between existing construction codes and green rating systems has been filled, the ICC encouraged the U.S. government to reference the IGCC in an effort to apply sustainable design principals to the design and construction of new federal buildings.
As the committee considers how to allocate funds for the maintenance of federal buildings managed by the GSA, BOMA was called to testify on building maintenance best practices in private sector commercial buildings.
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.