Walking The Talk: Business Resilience Planning at FEA

FEA is a supporter of Resilient Virginia, whose mission is to launch a Community Resilience Initiative in Virginia that will provide residents, businesses and governments with the ability to adapt and thrive despite changing environmental, social, and economic conditions.  Read … Continue reading

Facility Facts Newsletter – Winter 2017

FEA’s Facility Facts Newsletter – Winter 2017 includes FEA’s recent news announcing the acquisition of RETA Security, and an article on Emergency Planning and Staff Preparedness in Schools written by Paul Timm.

HVAC Efficiency article in Building Operating Management

Recently published in Building Operating Management is an article on HVAC written by Conrad Kelso and Phil LeBrun.  The article covers: Part 1: How To Calculate Life-Cycle Costs and Justify Energy Efficient HVAC Upgrades Part 2: Software Tools Help Forecast HVAC Operating … Continue reading

Software Integration article in Facility Maintenance Decisions

Recently published in Facility Maintenance Decisions (FMD) is an article on Software written by Kion Gibbs. The article covers: Part 1: Software: Evolution and Integration of CMMS, CAFM, IWMS Part 2: Software Specification Evolves for FM Market Part 3: Insights … Continue reading

FEA acquires RETA Security

Fairfax, VA (December 21, 2016) – Facility Engineering Associates, P.C. (FEA) is pleased to announce that Paul Timm and RETA Security, Inc. have joined the FEA team.  Combining our firms allows us to offer our clients world class facility security … Continue reading

Building Operator Certification (BOC) Level I training

FEA will be hosting the Building Operator Certification (BOC) Level I training at our Fairfax Training Center for the National Sustainable Structures Center in conjunction with the Pennsylvania College of Technology.  The training begins January 18th 2017 and runs through … Continue reading

Understanding the Four E’s of Sustainability: Explore, Engage, Execute, Enjoy

Laurie Gilmer presented “Understanding the Four E’s of Sustainability: Explore, Engage, Execute, Enjoy” at NFMT in Las Vegas on November 1st.  If you missed the presentation or would like a copy, click here. In the facility management world, sustainability in … Continue reading

U.S. Department of State FMA&A’s in Timor-Leste and Brunei

John Edwards and Jimmy Cressman recently returned from working with local Facility Managers to improve facility operations at US Embassies in Timor-Leste and Brunei. They were part of a team from AECOM and FEA that spent a week at each … Continue reading

Building Rating Systems: More Options, More Opportunities published in FMJ

You know about LEED for Existing Buildings, but did you know there are more options here in the US for Green Building Certifications? Check out a contribution by Mayra Portalatin via IFMA’s Environmental Stewardship, Utilities and Sustainability (ESUS) Strategic Advisory … Continue reading

The Great Shakeout

Major earthquakes may happen anywhere you work, live, or travel. In order to act quickly, you must practice what to do and take quake-safe action when seconds count. On Thursday, October 20th, join SouthEasterners  in an activity called “The Great … Continue reading

Congratulations Jimmy Cressman

Jimmy Cressman has been promoted to Project Professional based on his excellent performance, initiative and ability to work directly with our clients.  In his two years with FEA working from our Fairfax office, Jimmy has shown keen analytical skills and … Continue reading

Business Resilience: Equipping the FM for Success

Join us for a session today at IFMA’s World Workplace in the San Diego Convention Center. Laurie Gilmer and Maureen Roskoski will be presenting Business Resilience: Equipping the FM for Success today, Friday, October 7th 8:00-9:00 AM Room 3 View … Continue reading

Improve LEED Building Performance

If you attended Greenbuild 2016 at the Los Angeles Convention Center Maureen Roskoski presented Advance your Career & Improve LEED Building Performance (3:30PM Rm 409AB).  For a copy of the presentation, click here.  Maureen can be contacted at Maureen.Roskoski@feapc.com.

Join us today at WWP

Join us for a session today at IFMA’s World Workplace in the San Diego Convention Center Managing Risk and Being Prepared – Demonstrating the Strategic and Practical Value of Facility Management Speaker: Christopher Hodges, P.E., CFM, IFMA Fellow, FRICS, Principal … Continue reading

World Workplace Expo

FEA is ready for the opening of the Expo at IFMA’s World Workplace in San Diego at booth 346.  Stop by and get your Business Resilience Readiness Score! Take a free Business Resilience Readiness quiz. For more information about FEA’s participation in WWP, go to FEA’s website page.

Visit us at Booth 346 of WWP

Just a couple of hours away from the opening of the Expo at IFMA’s World Workplace in San Diego. Visit us at booth 346 and get your Business Resilience Readiness Score!   Take our free Business Resilience Readiness quiz at http://www.feapc.com/business-resilience-readiness-survey/

FEA will be at IFMA’s World Workplace

fea-business-resilience Are you planning on attending IFMA’s World Workplace this week in San Diego? Stop by the FEA Booth #346 for a chance to win a solar backpack and to take our free Business Resilience Readiness quiz.  http://www.feapc.com/business-resilience-readiness-survey/

Choosing Sustainable Certifications

Looking to certify your building? If you’re in the U.S., you now have more options! Check out the article in FMLink written by Mayra Portalatin and Sean McWilliams on “Building managers now have more options than ever”? Mayra and Sean explain … Continue reading

Congratulations Serena Zahrah – Project Manager

Please congratulate Serena on becoming FEA’s newest Project Engineer!  Serena recently returned from her whirlwind tour (five weeks in Alaska, Lebanon, and Japan during a seven-week period) to take a well-deserved rest…before starting her second semester of grad work at … Continue reading

Facility Facts – Summer 2016

FEA’s Facility Facts Newsletter for the Summer of 2016 includes articles on K-12 Physical Security and Instrumentation Monitoring.

International Asset Management Conference

Laurie Gilmer, P.E., CFM, SFP, LEED AP, CxA   and Conrad Kelso, PE, CEM will be speaking about The Energy Program Tricycle: Which Wheel Should You Put in Front? at the International Asset Management Conference Wednesday, January 22nd from 2:45-4:00 in … Continue reading

Defense Communities 2016 National Summit

Maureen Roskoski will be participating on a panel today, Tuesday from 1:30-2:30, at the American Defense Communities 2016 National Summit. The panel will cover “Assessing Installation Information Technology Networks & Utilities Infrastructure – What Communities Need to Know and Partnership Opportunities”. The discussion … Continue reading

Michael Payne earns PE license

Michael Payne, PE successfully passed his 8-hour written exam and received an official P.E. number from the state of Virginia. This is a fantastic accomplishment for Mike in his growing career at FEA.  Mike has also been promoted to Project Manager.  … Continue reading

Welcome Kion Gibbs

Please join in welcoming Kion Gibbs as part of the Facility Consulting Services group in our Fairfax office. Kion is a recent graduate of Ferris State University (FSU), where he dual-majored in Facility Management, and Architecture and Sustainability. Prior to completion of his dual Bachelor … Continue reading

Greenhouse Gas Emission Metrics

Have you read the article on Greenhouse Gas Emission Metrics written by Maria Fara in the May 2016 edition of FMLink? The article covers: Greenhouse gases and global increasing concern What to track Choosing the right Tools http://fmlink.com/articles/greenhouse-gas-emission-metrics/ Maria Fara, Sustainability … Continue reading