FEA News & Updates

Free Webcast: Economics of Energy Upgrades

The Economics of Energy Upgrades A FREE Webcast Tuesday, December 14, 2010 – 1:00 p.m. Eastern For most facility executives it’s no longer a question of whether to improve energy efficiency; it’s a matter of how best to achieve that … Continue reading

IFMA Green Rating Systems Overview for Federal Facilities Council

Below is the presentation by Teena Shouse and Mayra Portalatin delivered to the Federal Facilities Council on December 8, 2010. IFMA Green Ratings Systems

FEA Presents Green Building Rating Systems at Federal Facilities Council

December 6, 2010 – Fairfax, VA – Teena Shouse and Mayra Portalatin will be presenting Green Building Rating Systems to the Federal Facilities Council Standing Committee on Sustainable Project Acquisition, Design, and Construction on December 8, 2010 at the Keck Center of … Continue reading

Teena Shouse Appointed as Global FM Chairperson

November 22, 2010 – Fairfax, VA – Teena G. Shouse, CFM, IFMA Fellow, has been appointed as the Chairperson of the Global Facilities Management Association (Global FM).  Global FM conducted a series of governance meetings last month in Atlanta, Georgia, … Continue reading

The Sustainability Minute – November 2010

In this month’s Sustainability Minute video, Eric Teicholz, IFMA Fellow, takes a moment to discuss the IFMA sustainability committee and the “How-to Guides” that the IFMA Foundation has produced. Tune in to learn more!

Conrad Kelso becomes Certified Energy Manager!

November 11, 2010 – Santa Rosa, CA – Conrad Kelso has recently obtained his Certified Energy Manager certification. Mr. Kelso has been with FEA for over a year, serving as a key contributor to the Energy Management and Sustainability service line. He … Continue reading

Presentations from IFMA World Workplace 2010

Managing FM Across Borders Facility Management and the Customer Experience: Beginning with An End in Mind Green Rating Systems

Release of Green Rating Systems Guide, Eighth in the Sustainability “How-to Guide” Series

Facility Engineering Associates (FEA), in partnership with the IFMA Foundation, is pleased to announce the release of the eighth guide in the Sustainability “How-To Guide” Series. This new publication, Green Rating Systems Guide, was authored by Mayra Portalatin, Teena Shouse, Maureen … Continue reading

FEA Adds New SIN to GSA 03FAC Contract Schedule

October 27, 2010 (Fairfax, VA) – Facility Engineering Associates (FEA) was recently approved to add new SIN 871 211 Energy Management Consulting to their existing GSA 03FAC Facilities Maintenance and Management Schedule Contract. This new SIN focuses on Executive Orders 13423 … Continue reading

CAI-New England 2010 – We’ll be there!

On October 23, the New England Chapter of the Community Associations Institute will hold its annual conference and expo at the Sheraton Hotel in Framingham, MA. FEA’s Boston Office Manager Rebecca Gutierrez will be in attendance at the FEA Booth … Continue reading

NEW “How-To-Guide” on Water Conservation

FEA Staff Engineer, David Cosaboon, EIT, LEED AP co-authored the latest guide in the IFMA Foundation’s Sustainability “How-To-Guide” Series.  This water conservation guide is designed to review the basics of water use and disposal in commercial buildings. By learning about the fundamentals of … Continue reading

JRGBC Sustainability Forums 2011 Call for Presentations

FEA’s Maureen Roskoski is assisting the James River Green Building Council (JRGBC) with its call for presentations for their 2011 Sustainability Forums. The JRGBC is soliciting abstracts for one-hour sessions and keynote speakers for three separate one-day forums. Each will … Continue reading

FEA to Present at IFMA World Workplace 2010

IFMA World Workplace 2010 will be taking place in Atlanta, GA on October 27-29. FEA will not only be exhibiting at the conference (Booth #1514), but will also be presenting on numerous topics and participating in panel discussions and workshops. … Continue reading

Teena Shouse to Speak at Green Building Council of South Africa Conference and Expo

August 17, 2010 (Fairfax, VA) – Facility Engineering Associates, (FEA) is proud to announce that Teena Shouse has been selected to present at the Green Buiding Council of South Africa Conference and Expo on September 22, 2010 in Cape Town.  Teena will be … Continue reading

Steve Bentz to speak at RCI 2010 Symposium on Building Envelope Technology

FEA’s Steve Bentz and Mark Howell of Structural Preservation Systems (Hanover, MD) will outline the key elements of the building envelope of an historic masonry building from the early 1900s in their presentation, Addressing Roof Leaks by Fixing a Wall Problem. The details … Continue reading

NEA Building Receives USGBC LEED Gold Certification

June 18, 2010 (Washington, DC) – The National Education Association (NEA) has achieved LEED® Gold certification through the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System is the USGBC’s rating system for … Continue reading

USGBC James River Chapter Lunch & Learns

The James River Green Building Council (JRGBC) has invited FEA to conduct Lunch-and-Learn webinars for those interested in obtaining their LEED Green Associate credential.  Members can watch at their desks over lunch breaks and get prepared! This three part series will be … Continue reading

Matthew Kutzler and Michael Kolesar Earn P.E. License

June 24, 2010 – Fairfax, VA – Matthew Kutzler and Michael Kolesar have recently earned their P.E. License after passing the Principles and Practice Exam. Mr. Kutzler earned his in the state of Virginia and Mr. Kolesar in the state of Colorado. … Continue reading

WORLD FM DAY 2010 Presentation!

FEA celebrated World FM Day by providing a FREE webinar! “Building a High Performance FM Organization” Download the presentation right here! World FM Day is a Global FM initiative to celebrate the importance of the facility management (FM) profession.  It aims at raising the … Continue reading

FEA attends MD/DC APPA 2010!

June 16, 2010 (Fairfax, VA) – Facility Engineering Associates, (FEA) is proud to announce that it will be attending and exhibiting at MD/DC APPA 2010, taking place June 17-18 at the Rocky Gap Lodge and Golf Resort in Cumberland, Maryland. Jim Whittaker … Continue reading

Kristin Moreno earns LEED AP designation!

May 26, 2010 (Fairfax, VA) – Facility Engineering Associates, P.C. is proud to announce that Kristin Moreno has earned the designation of LEED Accredited Professional, Existing Building Operations and Maintenance (LEEP AP EB O+M) awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council. … Continue reading

FEA Becomes a USGBC Education Provider

May 18, 2010 (Fairfax, VA) – Facility Engineering Associates, P.C. is proud to announce its acceptance as a U.S. Green Building Council Education Provider (USGBC EP). Through the teaching of two different courses, FEA will be sharing our knowledge of energy and … Continue reading


Friday, April 30 through Tuesday, May 4, FEA’s Corporate Office will be moving to its new location at 12701 Fair Lakes Circle, Suite 101 Fairfax, Virginia 22033.  Phone and fax numbers will remain unchanged.  We appreciate your patience during this transition period.  Messages … Continue reading

FEA Celebrates Earth Day with National Education Association

April 22, 2010 (Washington, DC) – Facility Engineering Associates is proud to announce its client relationship with the National Education Association and their road to LEED-EB Gold Certification. To celebrate NEA’s success with sustainability, FEA participated in NEA’s Earth Day Celebration … Continue reading

FEA to deliver two presentations at IFMA’s Facility Fusion

April 5, 2010 (Fairfax, VA) – Facility Engineering Associates, (FEA) is proud to announce that Christopher Hodges, a principal at FEA, will be delivering two presentations at IFMA’s Facility Fusion 2010 Conference held in Philadelphia April 13-15. Mr. Hodges will be … Continue reading