Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Professional-Development articles below.
Guest Contributors Michael Jeppesen and Robert Pi̱on illustrate why and how sustainable renovations can boost ROI and property values.
USGBC has approved BOMI’s Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II (Design II) course which will help LEED professionals satisfy their credentialing maintenance requirements.
The first day of The TFM Forum/LiveXchange got off to a breezy, yet upbeat start on Sunday, October 18, 2009 at the Sanibel Harbour Resort & Spa in Fort Myers, FL. Events for the group began mid-day, with some opting to play golf and others heading off to the historic Edison & Ford Winter Estate.
Guest Contributor Lee Kaufman examines the total site portfolio to consolidate sustainability investments.
BOMI will merge its 343-page Dictionary of the Built Environment, consisting of more than 4,500 terms, with the existing FMpedia, an online glossary for the facility management industry developed by the IFMA Foundation.
An online tool from Kimberly-Clark Professional can help facility managers reduce costs by selecting products that perform better and last longer.
In August, the 130 facilities staff members at East Stroudsburg University mixed business and pleasure in preparation for the coming academic year.
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.
Guest Contributor Jerry Kingwill explains how extensive safety programs can encourage a healthy workforce.
Global FM member organizations on five continents are celebrating this first annual event with luncheons, seminars, and workshops.
A just released survey sponsored by IREM sought to identify current and emerging legal/liability issues impacting real estate management professionals.
The 12th annual TFM Show crossed the finish line in Indianapolis last month.
Facility management (FM) professionals pursuing IFMA credentials may wish to attend IFMA's 2009 Fall Symposium in Orlando, FL.
The Facilities Show, in association with BIFM, will take place from May 12-14 at the Birmingham NEC.
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.
In the book, Ahoy explains how to combine Six Sigma, Baldrige, Balanced Scorecard, and other popular management tools into a fully integrated system that will increase productivity and profits, making it possible to deliver products and services better, cheaper, and faster.
Hear expert advice from some of the most prominent speakers in the industry, and find out which methods for success they have adopted internally.
Guest Contributors Stephen Bushnell and Mark Oldham stress how sustainable design has distinct insurance issues.
Guest Contributor Laura Brown illustrates how decisions regarding supplier selection can dictate potential savings.
Tim Springer and Steve Lockwood look at tough choices and the road less traveled.