Don’t Overlook These Critical Data Spaces in Your Facilities

Even the smallest spaces that house critical data can’t be treated like just another closet. Here’s how to make sure critical data spaces stay operational and efficient. Facility managers are often responsible for critical spaces that can range from a small converted closet that now contains a network rack to a very large data center […]

Five Keys to Effective Emergency Plans

The scope and intent of an emergency preparedness program should span an array of emergencies. The COVID-19 pandemic crisis revealed many vulnerabilities in our global economy, healthcare systems, institutions, and supply chains; and shortcomings in facility operations and management were exposed as well. This is not to say that facility management teams did not respond […]

6 Facility Strategies to Prevent Coronavirus Spread

As facilities slowly begin to reopen, consider these important infection control tips to prevent the spread of the virus. While it is too early to fully measure the global impact of the coronavirus, it is safe to assume that how facilities conduct day-to-day business will change. There will be a new norm. People will view […]

IFMA Charlotte Hosting FMP Classes in May/June 2020

Earn your way to IFMA’s FMP, Facility Management Professional, one of the most sought after credentials in the facility industry.   The FMP provides a well-rounded understanding of what it takes to manage a robust facility management program and is beneficial to those entering the field and the well-seasoned.  Additionally, the FMP is good preparation for those desiring to obtain their […]

Understand the BAS’s Role in Facilities Management

The facility management industry has seen significant gains occurring in technology in the past few decades. One example is the migration from work orders tracked on a dry erase board to online service request submissions that auto-assign to appropriate craft or contractors while providing fluid feedback to the customer. Or consider the intricate pneumatic control […]

Visit FM360 and facilityU at IFMA’s WWP Victory Lane

FM360 is excited to reconnect with our industry’s professionals and friends at IFMA’s World Workplace in Charlotte, NC on October 3rd & 4th. Please visit us at our booth on Victory Lane to learn more about FM360’s Consulting Services and the upcoming launch of facilityU, your online resource for facility industry education. Also, for my […]

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Online, bite-sized courses taught by industry experts with engaging, interactive sessions that provide printable certificates and CEUs

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 […]

Electrical Systems: Don’t Get Burned

As published in the March/April 2017 edition of IFMA’s FMJ With the progressively more complicated and interdependent facility systems, the importance of maintenance continues to increase, as does the strain upon staff and contractors to complete such.  There are regulatory requirements to inspect and test exit signs, fire suppression & detection systems, elevators, etc.  Mechanical […]

Free Webinar – Selling the Value of Facilities Management

In spite of efforts to develop and present bulletproof business cases, we often fall short when it comes to “closing the deal.” Selling the merit of a business case does not start at the executive meeting; rather it is an on-going, active effort that is a primary duty of a facility manager. During this presentation, […]