FEA News & Updates

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/

Don’t Waste Your Budget – Keys for Managing Facility Services Contracts

Read about “Don’t Waste Your Budget – Keys for Managing Facility Services Contracts” written by Capt. John H. Edwards, P.E., CFM, M.SAME, USN (Ret.), and Alisa Griffin, FMP, LEED Green Associate in the September/October issue of The Military Engineer, a … Continue reading

IFMA’s World Workplace

If you joined us for a session at IFMA’s World Workplace in the San Diego Convention Center or stopped by our booth #346 on October 5th – 7th we hope that you entered for a chance to win a solar backpack.   You can still … Continue reading

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.

Joint event – SAME/IFMA Capital Chapter

              FEA will be sponsoring a Joint event with the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) DC Post and the Capital Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) on July 21, 2016 from … Continue reading

A Guide to Performance Management

“A Guide to Performance Management” was authored by Christopher Hodges, PE, CFM, LEED® AP, IFMA Fellow, FRICS and appears in the June 2016 issue of CFM&D (Canadian Facility Management & Design).   Chris Hodges is a founding Principal of Facility Engineering … Continue reading

Welcome Dorothy Scholnick

FEA welcomes Dorothy Scholnick as a staff professional in our Fairfax office. Dorothy just completed her Bachelor’s in Architecture/Facility Management from Temple University with a minor in Healthcare Management. Dorothy has had experience in both Construction Management and Facility Management … Continue reading

APPA/SRAPPA/TNAPPA Annual Conference

FEA’s Jim Whittaker, Bill Small and Scott Higgins will be at Booth #614 at APPA/SRAPPA/TNAPPA Annual Conference and Exposition in Nashville, TN between 9:45am – 1:45pm on Tuesday, July 12, 2016 and 9:45am – 1:00pm on Wednesday July 13, 2016. Go … Continue reading

Laurie Gilmer elected to IFMA’s 2016-17 Board Of Directors

HOUSTON, TX – (July 1, 2016) – The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) is pleased to introduce its 2016-17 board of directors.  IFMA welcomes six new board members with a wide variety of international expertise and experience, including FEA’s Vice … Continue reading

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