CFM Course in Charlotte – November 13th

IFMA’s Certified Facility Manager, CFM, is the most distinguished credential in the facility industry.  A recent IFMA study found that CFMs earn 25% more than their non-CFM counterparts and tend to occupy higher management positions. The Charlotte Chapter of IFMA is excited to offer this one-day CFM Exam Prep Workshop.  The class will help you determine your readiness for the CFM exam and hopefully give you […]

BOC coming to North Carolina

FM360 is excited to announce our partnership with the Southeast Energy & Efficiency Alliance (SEEA) to bring the nationally-recognized Building Operator Certification (BOC) training classes to North Carolina and to continue its expansion in the Southeast. Our first NC classes are scheduled to begin January 29th, 2019 in Charlotte with more Level I courses starting in […]

Emergency Preparedness – A Plan for Failure…

While much of our corporate focus is on catastrophic events that grab headlines, such as active shooters and major storms, not much attention is given to the incidents that affect facilities on a routine basis.  Not to minimize the tragedies that result from such events, as we should all remain vigilant in preparation and prevention, […]

FAQs of CMMS

As discussed in the November/December 2017 issue, Make It Click, FM technology has grown by leaps and bounds the past few decades.  Maintenance management systems, such as Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and Integrated Work Management System (IWMS), are no exception.  However, when it comes to these applications, many facility professionals are unsure whether or […]

Getting an A-Grade at the C-Level

The most prominent struggle for facility organizations is soliciting the resources needed to advance the FM program and to improve aging buildings.  To assist with this endeavor, FM360 created the pneumonic “C-SUITE” to help facility managers sell their value and to earn an A-Grade at the C-Level. C – Collect Data The first step in […]

Great Opportunity – Facilities Program Manager in Dubuque, IA

One of FM360’s clients is looking for a Facilities Program Manager in Dubuque, Iowa.  This is a great opportunity to expand your knowledge and career with an exciting, growing company. Position Summary This crucial role will act as a liaison bridging client needs with technical field logistics. Their efforts will deepen relationships with existing client […]

Podcast – Ep. 66: “Facilitopia” A Vision for Our FM World

Listen to FM360’s John Rimer share thoughts on the facility management industry in the latest FM Innovator podcast. Click here to listen to Ep. 66: “Facilitopia” A Vision for Our FM World  

Make It Click – It’s Time to Catch Up with Technology

As found in the November/December 2017 issue of IFMA’s Facility Management Journal (FMJ). The facility management industry has grown by leaps and bounds the past few decades; the most significant being the advance of technology in the built environment.  One’s inner geek cannot help but get excited when considering the capabilities available at our fingertips […]

Job Opportunity – Facility Manager in Southern Florida

A client of FM360’s is seeking a Facility Manager to help them mold and build the facility program for a beautiful private club and community.  Below is a summary of the position.  Please contact FM360 for more information and to express interest. Summary Must have a minimum of 3-5 years of supervisory experience as a […]

Making Green Equal Green – Selling Sustainability Projects when the Dollars Do Not Pencil

While recovery from the “Great Recession” has loosened purse strings to fund many facility improvements, sustainability projects still have a hard time meeting organizational financial criteria.  Most of the low-hanging “green fruit”, such as lighting upgrades, variable frequency drive installation, and economizer tuning, has been harvested, leaving the larger, more costly projects that cannot be […]