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Back to Basics: Parking Lot Maintenance

Back to Basics is an article series that highlights important but possibly overlooked information facilities management professionals should know.  Now that warmer weather is here, it’s the perfect time to clean, inspect, and improve your parking lot after a long winter! Whether you’re a facility manager at an educational campus, a hospital, or an office, a […]

Webinar Watch: How to Master Work Order Management

During Facilities Management Advisor’s FREE upcoming webinar, learn about the importance of maintenance teams using a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to manage work orders, work requests, and planned maintenance (PMs). Can’t make it to the live event? No worries! All registrants also receive a link to an on-demand recording. Wednesday, June 5, 2024 Webinar […]

Faces of Facilities: Maria Ruiz from UNICEF USA

“Always learn, practice, and apply. Find experts and ask them everything. Never be afraid to not know. Face the fear of not knowing and ask anyway.” Those are the wise, humble words of Maria Ruiz, a life-long learner who serves as the facilities and operations manager at UNICEF USA. Headquartered in New York City’s Financial […]

What’s Ahead for the 2024 Hurricane Season?

Hurricanes can cause major property damage and interrupt business operations. So, how many of these potentially dangerous storms should facilities managers expect (and prepare for) this year? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has announced its outlook for the 2024 Atlantic hurricane season, which spans from June 1 to Nov. 30. The agency predicts a high […]

Why Manufacturers Should Consider Diversifying Their Energy Supply 

Editor’s note: FM Perspectives are industry op-eds. The views expressed are the authors’ and do not necessarily reflect those of Facilities Management Advisor. Even those who aren’t regular consumers of energy industry news have likely come across a news report focused on how (and why) the American power grid is evolving. In the U.S., we have a […]

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Under Construction: Top Facility Projects of April 2024

Facilities Management Advisor’s “Under Construction” series highlights some of the latest, most interesting facility project announcements every month. A Greener JFK Airport In light of Earth Month, April had a bunch of clean energy project announcements. John F. Kennedy International Airport—which topped our inaugural installment of this series with a multibillion-dollar facelift in 2022—takes the […]

Faces of Facilities: Michael ‘Mickey’ Gorman from UConn

The University of Connecticut (UConn) recently made headlines after its Huskies basketball teams fought their way to the March Madness Final Four games for both men and women. Ultimately, the men’s team won their NCAA tournament and became rare back-to-back champions. There’s no wonder UConn is known as the “Basketball Capital of the World.” However, […]

12 Facilities Management Certifications to Consider for 2024

As we entered 2024, many facilities professionals made New Year’s resolutions to boost their careers. Some will be going back to school to get a college degree in facilities management or a specialty such as sustainability or operations management. Others will be taking classes, or simply studying on their own, so they can gain the […]

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FMA Shorts: How Do Panic Buttons Work?

On this latest episode of FMA Shorts, Stacy Meyer, vice president of marketing at CENTEGIX, explains details regarding panic buttons and who the workplace safety devices might benefit most. This clip was taken from a webinar titled “Could Panic Buttons Save Lives? Many Organizations Think So.” The full session is available for FREE on-demand here.

WATCH: Facility Pros Celebrate World FM Day!

Happy World FM Day! Global FM, a group of facilities management (FM) associations including IFMA, spearheads the annual celebration every May. Held this year on May 8th, the event brings together the FM community and highlights the positive impact that FM professionals have on businesses and people’s lives. To commemorate the big day, Facilities Management […]

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