Month: September 2019

“Ask the Experts” New Coordinator

Monday, September 30th, 2019

Ask the Experts has appeared bimonthly in FMJ (recently in the extended edition) for years. Mark Sekula, IFMA Fellow, now retired (an FMCC founder, coincidently) poses a hypothetical problem to all FMCC members by mail about a month in advance and asks for short responses, selecting several to publish. Reading “Ask The Experts” gives an… Read the full article »

FMCC President’s BLOG – September 2019

Saturday, September 14th, 2019

Welcome to our sixth newsletter. This month’s feature introduces the ISO 41000 series for FM, a project in the works since 2012 with FMs of 45 nations involved in what ISO terms a technical committee. IFMA members contributed strongly. Much of the tale is in the website of Technical Committee 267, including a 2019 photo. The September… Read the full article »

House of Delegates Meeting at WWP

Saturday, September 14th, 2019

Seeking 2 Members to Represent FMCC at House of Delegates Meeting, World Workplace, Tuesday October 15th from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. Join President David Reynolds there. Before September 23, contact or call President David Reynolds @ +1 504 481 2627. Invitation to House of Delegates Annual Meeting Dear David Reynolds, We are looking forward to seeing you at this… Read the full article »

FMCE, Facilities Management Conference and Exhibition 2019

Saturday, September 14th, 2019

FMCE, Facilities Management Conference & Exhibition 2019, Map the Way to Efficiencies in the Workplace was the inaugural FM conference and exhibition in Botswana which took place September 10-11, 2019. The conference drew speakers from around the region including FMCC Regional Director AINA OLUMIDE with a presentation entitled “How sustainability can help optimise building performance.”  FMCC Regional Directors… Read the full article »

ISO41000 Series in Brief, with Implications for FM Consultants by David Reynolds

Saturday, September 14th, 2019

This article focuses on ISO 41001, Facility management – Management systems – Requirements with guidance. This article may sound unappetizing, difficult to consume, with little nourishment? It’s not. Though not exactly light and airy, ISO 41001 is deliberately edited, serving both brevity and completeness. I was able to read the whole thing, less than 50… Read the full article »

FMCC members who joined/renewed in August

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

Welcome to our newest members who joined FMCC in August: Tom Jackson with Sturgeon Electric from Phoenix, AZ Karolis Kiguolis with Namo Konsultantas from Vilnius, Viliaus Lithuania Kimberly Snow with TJX Canada from Mississa, ON Canada Gabrielle Rubin with Blueprint from New York, NY Gerry Askew with Arundel Consultancy Services Ltd from Beaconsfield, Bucks United Kingdom Alistair… Read the full article »