FEA News & Updates

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

Welcome Stephen Clawson

Please join in welcoming Stephen Clawson back to FEA…Stephen interned with us last summer in the Fairfax office and continued to help out remotely during the school year on various projects and helped further develop our Sustainability FMD Module.  Stephen … Continue reading

Building the Next-Generation Workforce

Maureen Roskoski, CFM, SFP, LEED AP O+M authored the article “Building the Next-Generation Energy Workforce”  which appears in The Journal of the National Institute of Building Sciences (JNIBS) April 2016 edition on page 28-30. Maureen Roskoski is the Corporate Sustainability Officer and a … Continue reading

Building Re-Tuning Article

Check out the article on Building Re-Tuning written by Laurie Gilmer, PE, CFM, SFP, LEED AP O&M, CxA, FMP, CDT in Facility Maintenance Decisions. The article covers: Part 1: Re-Tuning Buildings for Improved Facility Performance Part 2: EPA Statistics Debunk … Continue reading

Maureen Roskoski earns CFM!

Maureen Roskoski, CFM, SFP, LEED AP O+M has just successfully achieved IFMA’s Certified Facility Manager (CFM) credential.  IFMA’s CFM sets the industry standard for ensuring the knowledge and competence of practicing facility managers and advisors.  IFMA’s certification process is designed to … Continue reading

IFMA Facility Fusion

Join FEA at Booth #321 at IFMA’s Facility Fusion in Indianapolis, IN and talk to us about Sustainability, Engineering, Business Continuity or any of your Facility Management needs between 4-7:30 PM on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 or 10:30 AM – … Continue reading

The Impact of Technology on Facility Management

Mayra Portalatin, RS, SFP, LEED AP O+M wrote an article in the Capital Chapter of IFMA Newsletter titled “The Impact of Technology on Facility Management”?  The article covers Types of FM Technology, Benefits of FM Technology and Technology Impacts on … Continue reading

FM Perspectives on IT Security

Check out the article “FM Perspectives on IT Security” in the March/April issue of FMJ written by James Whittaker and Deke Smith.  The article covers the Risk, Impact and Preparation. James P. Whittaker, P.E., CFM, CEFP, FRICS is president and … Continue reading

FBPTA Sessions at NFMT

If you missed any of the presentations at NFMT in Baltimore on FBPTA, you can find them here: Session #1: Build a High Performance Team: Federal Building Personnel Training Act (FBPTA) Understand the importance of the Federal Building Personnel Training … Continue reading

FEA at NFMT in Baltimore

  Maureen Roskoski presented with Brian Gilligan on Wednesday, 3/23/2016 at 9:00:00 AM EST in Room 337 at Building Operating Management’s NFMT in Baltimore, Maryland the presentation “Build a High-Performance Team: Federal Building Personnel Training Act (FBPTA)”  Maureen also  presented “Tools You Can … Continue reading

FEA achieves ISO 22301 Certification

FEA earned ISO certification under the 22301 Business Continuity Management Systems (BCMS) standard for our headquarters.  ISO 22301 is the international standard for Business Continuity Management (BCM). It provides a practical framework for setting up and managing an effective business … Continue reading

The Pursuit of Business Continuity Certification

Sustainable businesses strive to manage risks related to finances, people, and the environment, often referred to as the triple bottom line.  Business Continuity is an organization’s ability to continue provision of service during and following an event that would otherwise … Continue reading

Contracts – making outsourcing changes and transactions run smoothly

Read more about “Contracts – making outsourcing changes and transactions run smoothly”, in the FacilitiesNet article written Teena Shouse, CFM, IFMA Fellow, vice president of corporate services. Part 1: Facility Managers Must Effectively Manage Contract Transition Part 2: Managing Outsourcing: … Continue reading

Alisa Griffin earns FMP

Please join in congratulating Alisa Griffin on earning her Facility Management Professional (FMP) credential!  A graduate of the Catholic University Facility Management Master’s Program, Alisa will use the what she learned through her FMP coursework to help our clients in … Continue reading