IFMA News, Webinars, and Events – Nov/Dec 2020
Tuesday, January 12, 2021 I 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET
Energy-saving projects can yield extra benefits like reduced maintenance, improved productivity, waste reduction, and more. Join this webinar to learn about a new methodology for quantifying these benefits.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 I 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET
This webinar will explore the successful implementation of two energy efficiency projects, one small (<$150,000) and one large (>$10 million); there will be a facilitated discussion to compare and contrast the characteristics of each.
Tuesday, February 2, 2021 I 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET
This webinar will explore a variety of strategies commercial building owners can use to address climate-related risks and identify cost-effective strategies and improvements to protect occupants and assets from short and long-term risks.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021 I 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET
This webinar will examine how resilience risk impacts organizations through insurance, credit underwriting, and credit ratings. Attendees will get insights from industry practitioners on interpreting risk and what building owners can do to improve performance.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021 I 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET
This webinar will share publicly available tools for turning your laboratory into a Smart Lab, as well as a case study from a university that successfully implemented a Smart Labs program. Attendees will also learn what the future holds for laboratory efficiency.
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Recorded Webinars | IFMA Experts’ Assessment Webinars
Everything You Need to Know about Managing Facilities Post-COVID-19
Industry insights and best practices built on consensus collected from hundreds of thought leaders and FM experts from around the globe teaching you on how to best manage the workplace in a post-COVID world.
What are the long-term consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic? New ways of working (NWOW) will develop when societies return to normal will depend upon the choices we make NOW and how we adapt TO THE NEW NORMAL post-COVID-19.
Recorded Webinars | Decarbonizing Building Operations
This free, two-part webinar conducted in October 2020 covered policy developments, strategies and technologies to achieve efficient and reliable electrification for non-residential buildings, and how grid-harmonized buildings can utilize renewable power when available. Speakers include experts in energy storage, renewable energy production, and real-time carbon accounting of electrical supply. Hosted by the ASHRAE Golden Gate chapter, PG&E and Center for the Built Environment (CBE).
Recorded Webinars | Building a Clean Energy Workforce
Better Buildings (Virtual) Summit, June 9, 2020
Across the country, millions of Americans participate in the clean energy workforce who make it possible to design, build, operate, and finance better buildings. Ensuring that this workforce is widespread and well prepared to deploy new technologies is vital to achieving Better Buildings Challenge goals, as well as state and local energy commitments. Hear from speakers about the landscape of the clean energy and buildings workforce today, and how gaps in existing awareness, pathways, and training can be filled.
Speakers: Phil Jordan, BW Research; Dean Stanberry, International Facility Management Association; Sarah Truitt, National Renewable Energy Lab
ESUS in the FMJ
The ESIS Community will have an article for the January-February 2021 FMJ on the NYC Carbon Reduction Mandate: What Is It? How Is It Going?
FMJ Editorial Calendar
The January-February 2021 theme is The Guts of Your Facility. Features will include turning the workplace into your best work tool, tricks of the trade: tech, biophilic, privacy vs social, managing occupant space, managing operations space, using workspace post COVID-19, and building a better inside.
The March-April 2021 theme is Risk Management + Health & Safety. Features will include Coronavirus – One year later: What we learned/If we had a do-over, Common problems in crowded spaces, Strategic Preparedness and Risk Management: What’s working and why, Hygiene in the workspace, Teaming with government agencies to provide a safe space (case studies/best practices), and HVAC and your IAQ.