Category: Sustainability/Business Continuity

Renovating Your Facility? Make Sure to Use Sustainable Materials

Renovating a facility is an exciting time filled with endless possibilities. But before you start tearing down walls and buying new furniture, there’s one important factor you need to consider: sustainability. Nowadays, more and more businesses are incorporating sustainable practices into their operations. And for good reason—sustainable business practices are good for the environment, good […]

5 Steps to Establish Effective Maintenance and Inspection Scheduling at Multiple Facilities

An effective maintenance and inspection schedule is one of the most important aspects of keeping facilities running smoothly. When everything is working perfectly, it can be easy to overlook the need for routine maintenance and inspections. But when minor problems turn into major ones, it’s usually too late to take corrective action. This article will […]

FMA Shorts: What Types of Facilities Management Credentials Should I Get?

On this latest episode of FMA Shorts, prominent FM instructor Alana Dunoff shares a primer on different industry certifications for facilities management professionals and how to earn them. Tune in to hear her insights. This clip was taken from a recent webinar session titled “The Value of FM Professional Development.” The full session is available […]

Webinar Watch: Best Practices for Incident Investigations

Learn the who, what, when, why, and how of incident investigations during Facilities Management Advisor’s FREE upcoming webinar. Can’t make it to the live event? No worries! All registrants also receive a link to an on-demand recording. Wednesday, November 30, 2022 Webinar | Best Practices for Incident Investigations Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET Sponsored […]

Building Industry ‘Steps Up’ to Tackle Climate Change in COP27 Pledge to Global Leaders

Twenty-five of the world’s leading building industry organizations, including ASHRAE and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), have issued a joint statement to government representatives attending the United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP27). Titled “Building Industry Steps Up to Address Climate Change,” the statement serves as a pledge from the signatories that they will […]

Webinar Watch: Healthy Building Strategies – Putting Sustainability and People First

Learn how to lower costs, improve sustainability and productivity, and raise the bar on occupant satisfaction at Facilities Management Advisor’s FREE webinar that will explore healthy building strategies. Can’t make it to the live event? No worries! All registrants also receive a link to an on-demand recording. Wednesday, November 16, 2022 Webinar | Healthy Building […]

SEC and EPA: Climate Disclosure Regulations and Programs

In August, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) received $5 million from Congress under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) for programs to boost voluntary corporate climate reporting while the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ramps up for legal battles regarding its upcoming mandatory climate change reporting rules. To report or not to report Many […]

EPA Awards 2022 ‘Safer Choice’ Partners for Cleaning, Other Chemical Products

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced 26 Safer Choice Partner of the Year award winners across 14 states and the District of Columbia, recognizing their achievements in the design, manufacture, selection, and use of products with safer chemicals. The Safer Choice program helps consumers and purchasers for facilities, such as schools and office […]

The Importance of Quality Maintenance Data

“With maintenance data, you know where you’ve been, where you are, and where you’re heading,” was written on a slide at the start of a recent webinar on facilities maintenance data entitled “Turning Maintenance Data into Actionable Insights” hosted by Facilities Management Advisor and sponsored by TMA Systems. “And my question is, do you? Do […]