April 5, 2010 (Fairfax, VA) – Facility Engineering Associates, (FEA) is proud to announce that Christopher Hodges, a principal at FEA, will be delivering two presentations at IFMA’s Facility Fusion 2010 Conference held in Philadelphia April 13-15. Mr. Hodges will be presenting IFMA’s How-To Guide Highlight: Session 1 Getting Started in Sustainable Facility Management. On behalf of the IFMA Foundation, Mr. Hodges authored the first in the Sustainability How-To Guide Series. In his second presentation, Mr. Hodges will be co-presenting with William T. Conley of CFM2 on the topic, Measuring Energy Consumption: IFMA’s ENERGY STAR Initiative.
The Measuring Energy Consumption: IFMA’s ENERGY STAR Initiative presentation is intended to teach the facility management community what they need to know to establish an energy use baseline, receive an ENERGY STAR rating and ENERGY STAR label, what to do when it is not possible to earn an ENERGY STAR rating, and what the ENERGY STAR program is doing to expand and how IFMA’s Sustainability Committee is educating, benchmarking, and challenging facility managers to reduce energy consumption in their facilities.
IFMA is the world’s largest and most widely recognized international association for professional facility managers, supporting more than 19,000 members in 78 countries. The association’s members, represented in 123 chapters and 16 councils worldwide, manage more than 37 billion square feet of property and annually purchase more than US$100 billion in products and services. Formed in 1980, IFMA certifies facility managers, conducts research, provides educational programs, recognizes facility management certificate programs and produces World Workplace, the world’s largest facility management conference and exposition. To join and follow IFMA’s social media outlets online, visit the association’s LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter pages.