Complying with regulations and codes ranks among the highest priorities for maintenance and engineering managers in institutional and commercial facilities. In this roundtable featured in Facilities Net written by Dave Lubach, consultants, including FEA’s Jim Whittaker, discuss compliance challenges and the trends and developments they foresee. Consultants answer questions including: How has the … [Read more...] about Roundtable: Regulatory Compliance
Read more about Choosing the Energy Conservation Approach Right for You in FM Link written by Sara Ambry. Sara Ambry is a Staff Engineer at Facility Engineering Associates. She has a background in architectural engineering and works under the facility consulting services line that specializes in facility asset management, building energy management, and sustainability services. In this … [Read more...] about Choosing the Energy Conservation Approach Right for You
The BOC (Building Operator Certificate) shared the article written by Laurie Gilmer, P.E., CFM, SFP, LEED AP, CxA in FEA’s recent Facility Facts on “What’s in Your Tool Box” in their BOC Blog. The article focused on 5 favorite tools facility managers use. What's in Your Tool Box? Here are our Favorite Five Most people, when they walk into a building do not give much thought to what it takes to … [Read more...] about What’s in your Tool Box?
Heard about Building Re-Tuning? Learn about this Two-Day Return on Investment written by Conrad Kelso, PE, CEM. Conrad Kelso is a Project Manager at Facility Engineering Associates and manager of FEA's Santa Rosa, California office. He works under the facility consulting services line that specializes in facility asset management, building energy management, and sustainability services. In this … [Read more...] about Building Re-Tuning – A Two-Day Return on Investment
In this Facility Maintenance Decisions magazine roundtable discussion read the insights and suggestions offered by facilities consultants including our own Christopher Hodges, PE, CFM, LEED® AP, IFMA Fellow, FRICS on the challenges that managers face with deferred maintenance and their unique perspectives on how to turn the tide. Chris Hodges is a founding Principal of Facility Engineering … [Read more...] about Roundtable: Deferred Maintenance
Maureen K. Roskoski, SFP, LEED AP O+M recently authored “Building the Next Generation Workforce: The Value of a Competency-Based Approach to Education”, which includes the Key elements of successful facilities management training programs and their resultant benefits. The article can be viewed in full in FMLink. … [Read more...] about Building the Next Generation Workforce: The Value of a Competency-Based Approach to Education