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.
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) recently introduced its 2015-16 board of directors and member-elected executive committee members.
Urban Green Council has announced the winners of its 5th annual EBie Awards™, a juried competition that celebrates the innovators behind significant improvements to building efficiency.
Whether monthly memos or informal meetings, what methods are most effective to reach staff members?
This change reflects the evolution of the facility management professional, recognizing the increasingly prominent role in their organization's success.
Over the next 15 years, a high proportion of seasoned members of the facility management profession will be leaving the workforce as they reach retirement age.
Is there a place in your facility that you thoroughly appreciate, enjoy, and are altogether proud of? For better or worse, facility managers get to know every square inch of the facilities they oversee.
This first in the series is from the winner of the 2013 Award, J.B. Messer, director of facilities management at Oklahoma City Community College.
TFM recently spoke with several vendors on how their products are designed to help facility managers further their goals in 2014 and beyond.
What is the single most effective change you've implemented recently to improve your bottom line?
TFM's 2014 Facility Executive of the Year Award competition is in full swing. This annual event honors an individual for his or her work on a recently completed construction project, and the value they bring to their organizations on a daily basis.
“Creating, Sharing & Learning" is the theme for this year's celebration, chosen by the Global Facilities Management Association (Global FM).
The course takes the approach of building a comprehensive environmental health and safety (EHS) program from the bottom up. The focus is on enhancing EHS management skills to ensure effective implementation of the program. The management strategies emphasized, when applied, can minimize the risks and liability inherent in operating buildings and the equipment in them.
On average, lightning kills more people than hurricanes and tornadoes combined every year.
The individuals include those representing facility managers, building owners, local code officials, lighting manufacturers, and fire protection engineers
I have been tasked with implementing a solid, yet flexible and functional asset/inventory tracking system for all of the company assets.
Building Information Modeling can help facility managers stay up to date.
Guest Columnist Teresa L. Jakubowski explains how new standards of Titles II and III of the ADA can be decoded.
Occupational safety programs are key to maintaining a healthy and productive workforce, even in a down economy.
Guest Columnist Bill Garland recommends facility managers look beyond face value when partnering with outside firms.
Guided self assessments are tools to supplement professionally administered data collection.
Tune in at 12:00 pm CST on Wednesday, June 22 for a free webinar as Joe Day, senior account executive at Air Cycle, explains...
Tony Rankin explains how many aspects of sustainable design translate into substantial savings for budgets as well.
The company has partnered with the Student Conservation Association to foster and teach environmental stewardship in a variety of job types.
Reducing the waste in food service facilities presents both economic and environmental benefits.
In part two of this commissioning feature, find out how savings can come from systems and equipment optimization.
In this final piece in the series, Columnist Krall looks at how recycling programs at large facilities can have big benefits.
Columnist Daniel Krall reveals how lamps in landfills carry financial, environmental, and public relations risks.
For the third consecutive year, TFM is conducting a survey of its readership about lighting.
Guest Columnist Paul Liesman provides the first part of a two part series on building commissioning.
Facility Fusion Conference & Expo will help facility, design, and real estate professionals recharge their careers through instructor led educational courses, an expo showcasing the latest workplace products and services, facility tours, and other professional development and networking opportunities.
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A powerful community of facility managers, industry leading suppliers, and world class speakers will gather at The Palmer House in Chicago on April 13, 2011 during The TFM Forum: Energy and Sustainability.
Global FM held its 10th International Workshop in Atlanta, GA. Entitled “Managing FM Across Borders,” the event took place one day prior to IFMA's World Workplace in Atlanta, GA.
In February 2011, National Office Furniture will provide a $25,000 Gift of Inspiration to a healthcare facility that registers on its website.