FEA News & Updates

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

CCIFMA CFM Spotlight

Capt. John H. Edwards, P.E., CFM, M.SAME, USN (Ret.) was highlighted in IFMA’s Capital Chapter Newsletter in the CFM Spotlight written by Dorothy Scholnick, Staff Professional. The article is on page 6.

SAME Leadership and Mentoring Program

Michael Payne was awarded a certificate of completion on November 14th from the Washington, D.C. Post of the Society of American Military Engineers 2016 Leadership and Mentoring Program.  This is a one-of-a-kind program developed to give young leaders an early opportunity to … Continue reading

SAME Small Business Conference

Stop by and see FEA today at the SAME Small Business Conference at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Georgia at booth #534. Stop by and see FEA today at the SAME Small Business Conference at the Cobb Galleria Centre … 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/

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