GSA

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


White House Buy Clean Task Force

Biden-Harris Administration Introduces Low-Carbon Construction Initiative

The White House's new Buy Clean Task Force will focus on using U.S.-made, low-carbon materials in federal construction projects.
FBI

Future Of FBI Headquarters Released

With input from GSA, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on the status of the ailing J. Edgar Hoover Building in Washington, DC.
federal courthouse

New U.S. Courthouse In Los Angeles In Operation

With LEED Platinum in its sights, the new facility also resolves long-standing security and space needs, says GSA
Green Schools Alliance

Green Schools Alliance Teams With Noveda For Energy And Water Management

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.
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BOMI International Designated as an FBPTA-Aligned Education Provider

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).
NPBDG

New Performance-Based Design Guide Now Available

National Institute of Building Sciences makes free tool available to the public via the WBDG.
FM Alert

IFMA Credential Now Aligned With Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act Requirements

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)."

President’s Budget Includes Major Investments In The Nation’s Public Buildings

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.
FM Alert

ISSA Engages GSA On Federal Strategic Sourcing

While ISSA supports strategic sourcing, it is opposed to implementing it in a manner that would have an unreasonably burdensome economic impact on the JanSan community and the private sector generally.

GSA Issues Recommendation For Green Building Certification Systems

LEED and Green Globes approved as third party certification programs for federal facilities.

GSA FBPTA Matrix Highlights BOMI International Designations, Core Competencies

BOMI International's designation programs deliver broad range of knowledge and skills needed by building and facility personnel to operate high-performance buildings.

ASHRAE Applauds Federal Training Law Signing

Federal legislation recently signed into law will provide training for federal building personnel in the areas of building operations and maintenance, energy management, safety, and design functions.

Election Means Changes, Challenges For Construction Industry

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.

Feds Urged To Include Green Construction Code In New Government Buildings

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.

BOMA International Testifies Before Congress on Commercial Building Maintenance

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.

Guidebook For Sustainable Federal Facilities

"The New Sustainable Frontier – Principles of Sustainable Development" is part of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Sustainable Development Education Initiative.

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

The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.
FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

Did You Miss Our “Achieving Operational Efficiency In An Economic Downturn” Webinar?

View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.

Facility Executive Featured Video

[VIDEO] 3 Reasons You Need to Complete an FCA

Quickly get the current conditions of your facilities, so you can prioritize facilities budgets and secure necessary funding with an Facility Condition Assessment (FCA).