The 4 key trends Driving Growth in the Facility Management Industry

The worldwide facility management (FM) market is expected to grow from $959.2 billion in 2012 to $1.314 trillion in 2018 – but what drives the growth? ServiceFutures.com shares the 4 biggest trends here.

 

Getting The Most From Industry Associations

Are you thinking about joining IFMA? Are you curious on how you can make your membership more beneficial. Check out this interesting article on how to make the most out of an association membership. Associations like IFMA provide a network that is filled with experienced Professionals and training seminars to really enhance your career.

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What Building Owners Need to Know about Upcoming Changes in Commercial HVAC Regulation

In facilities we are faced with always having to adapt to our surroundings in an ever changing environment. With these inevitable changes coming to HVAC and increased regulations. Check out this article written by J. C. Cannistraro on some useful tips on how your building will be impacted and five take away to make your life easier.

http://blog.cannistraro.com/what-building-owners-need-to-know-about-upcoming-changes-in-commercial-hvac-regulations

The Foundation of Workplace Productivity and 5 Steps to Operational Excellence

In 2012, a freezer failure at Harvard University-affiliated McLean Hospital severely damaged one-third of the world’s largest collection of autism brain samples, potentially setting back the research by years. More recently, in spring, 2017, British Airways’ computer system failed, leaving tens of thousands of passengers stranded in airports around the world. What did these catastrophic events have in common? A failure to get the basics right.

For facility managers, “the basics” means uptime and responsiveness- responding to service requests in a timely manner. Whether you’re part of an in-house team or working for a service provider, you can’t achieve your higher and more strategic FM goals unless your building operations are firing on all cylinders.

Maureen Ehrenberg continues to elaborate in her full article here.