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College Athletic Departments Playing Catch-up on Sustainability

College Athletic Departments Playing Catch-up on Sustainability

New report shows that the commitment to sustainability is lower among athletic departments than compared to their institutions as a whole and to professional sports...Read More...

Existing Buildings Highlighted at ASHRAE Summer Meeting

Existing Buildings Highlighted at ASHRAE Summer Meeting

“The vast majority of buildings that will exist in the year 2030 exist today,” said Gordon Holness, ASHRAE president. “If we are to have a material impact on overall energy use, it is through renovation of existing building...Read More...

Survey: Candidates With Strong Resumes Often Fail to Meet Expectations in Interview

Survey: Candidates With Strong Resumes Often Fail to Meet Expectations in Interview

For many hiring managers, evaluating a job applicant may feel like going on a blind date: the applicant looks good on paper but disappoints in...Read More...

IFMA Foundation Executive Committee and Board

IFMA Foundation Executive Committee and Board

Members of the IFMA Foundation board of trustees serve a two year term and are tasked with managing the foundation and guiding it in its efforts to serve the facility management profession through education, research, and...Read More...

Tallest Building in Western Hemisphere is Renamed Willis Tower

Tallest Building in Western Hemisphere is Renamed Willis Tower

The tallest building in the Western Hemisphere was renamed Willis Tower in a changing of the guard that underscores Chicago’s increasing importance as a major global financial and business...Read More...

IFMA Announces New Chapter in Trinidad and Tobago

IFMA Announces New Chapter in Trinidad and Tobago

The chapter was formed to promote the facility management profession and educational opportunities to IFMA stakeholders throughout the Caribbean island nation and surrounding...Read More...

Sears Tower Going Greener

Sears Tower Going Greener

The project will result in energy savings and reduced CO2 emissions to the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere, cutting base building electricity use by up to 80% (by way of a combination of energy savings and...Read More...

Chipotle Mexican Grill First Restaurant Ever to Receive Platinum Level LEED® Certification

Chipotle Mexican Grill First Restaurant Ever to Receive Platinum Level LEED® Certification

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced that it has been awarded Platinum level LEED® certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) for its Gurnee,...Read More...

World FM Day Reminder: August 28, 2009

World FM Day Reminder: August 28, 2009

Facility management associations around the world will recognize the contributions facility management makes to the workplace as they celebrate the first ever World FM Day on 28 August,...Read More...

IFMA And TFM Request Responses To FM Staffing Survey

IFMA And TFM Request Responses To FM Staffing Survey

Responses should be submitted by Monday, July 13,...Read More...