IFMA Foundation’s – Sustainability How-To Guide: Global Green Cleaning

Check out the latest IFMA Sustainability How-To Guide: Global Green Cleaning, recently updated with assistance from Dorothy Scholnick, FMP! This guide outlines the steps to establish a comprehensive green cleaning program, covering key topics such as indoor air quality, green … Continue reading

DRJ Spring World Conference

If you are attending the DRJ Spring Conference at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando Florida, stop by booth 415 today (more information in the exhibitors corner) and talk to FEA about Business Continuity and Physical Security. Maureen Roskoski will … Continue reading

Standardization: One of today’s most vital global FM trends

In a special edition of FMJ, Jim Whittaker has written 3 articles: Page 2 – Standardization: One of today’s most vital global FM trends Page 6 – FM Perspective on IT Security collaboration (with Deke Smith) Page 19 – Making … Continue reading

Dorothy Scholnick earns FMP certification

Please join in congratulating Dorothy Scholnick on earning her Facility Management Professional (FMP)* credential!  A graduate from Temple University’s Architecture Facilities Management Program, Dorothy is already actively using much of what she’s learned through her FMP coursework by helping our … Continue reading

Business Resilience Planning

“The five things you need to know about Business Resilience Planning” written by Maureen Roskoski and Stephen Clawson is published in the March edition of FMLink. The article covers the following: #1 What Business Resilience Means To Your Organization #2 … Continue reading

Building Operating Management’s NFMT Conference

  FEA presented the following sessions at the Building Operating Management’s NFMT Conference in Baltimore, Maryland at Baltimore Convention Center 3/6-3/8.   “Understanding the Four E’s of sustainable operations: Explore, Engage, Execute, Enjoy” was presented by Maureen K. Roskoski, SFP, LEED … Continue reading

School Safety Conference

School Safety Conference Free One-Day Event Tuesday, April 18, 2017 7:30am to 4:00pm Bristol Palace 828 E. Rand Rd. Mount Prospect, IL 60056 The Illinois State Board of Education, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, Oak Park & River Forest High … Continue reading

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

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

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.

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