Month: October 2022

In Memory of Stephen Brown

Sunday, October 23rd, 2022

FMCC honors the memory of Stephen Brown, who passed recently after a short illness.  Stephen’s range of engagement with FM expanded over decades of practice, initiatives, volunteer organizing, and teaching. In that last, he was above all dedicated to the achievements of his students. He was an FM eclectic, diversely learned, credentialed, and current. His… Read the full article »

FMCC members who joined/renewed in September

Tuesday, October 4th, 2022

Welcome to our newest members who joined FMCC in September: Manuel Hernandez with City of Casa Grande from Casa Grande, Arizona Joselito Guillermo Tardio Quispe from Huancayo, Peru Eric Hughes with Facilities Bullpen, LLC from Mechanicsville, Virginia Zach Hampton from Los Angeles, California Alassane Ndiaye with Corporation Service Company from Wilmington, Delaware Jan Talasek with… Read the full article »

Taking the pain out of the building turnover process Webinar

Monday, October 3rd, 2022

Organizations that own, operate, and maintain buildings frequently have the opportunity to move into brand new or renovated, state-of-the-art buildings. However, the turnover process of moving from the construction phase into the operational phase often creates much angst and trepidation among the facilities team. With early and proper planning this can be avoided. By recognizing,… Read the full article »

Commissioning from a Facilities Managers View

Sunday, October 2nd, 2022

Operators and users of buildings often complain about the imperfections and ill-conceivedness of their design and implementation. The solution is the participation of the representative of the facility manager from the beginning of the preparatory phase of the design and implementation of the facility. There are two terms “Commissioning” (US and Australia) and “Soft Landing”… Read the full article »