FEA News & Updates

Patrick Jaschek receives Professional Engineering license

FEA is proud to announce that Patrick Jaschek, presently a Project Engineer with the firm, has received his Professional Engineering license for the state of Colorado. Patrick earned his Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN … Continue reading

Dan Watkins awarded 2013 Principals Award

Every year, the Principals Award is given to an employee for “Outstanding Service to FEA”, and to someone the Principals feel serves as an excellent role model.   For the past 16 years, no one has been more loyal, more committed, … Continue reading

Book published on sustainable FM and optimal building performance featured on FMLink

Chris Hodges and Mark Sekula are excited about the recent announcement of the publication of their new book “Sustainable Facility Management: The Facility Manager’s Guide to Optimizing Building Performance”.  Chris and Mark offer a wealth of knowledge from their years … Continue reading

Mayra Portalatin is the newest Senior Professional at FEA

Mayra has been a Project Manager and supervisor in our Fairfax office with expertise in environmental engineering and sustainability, and a wealth of experience in facility condition assessments and reserve studies. She holds Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP) and LEED AP … Continue reading

Congratulations to Matt Kutzler on becoming FEA’s newest Senior Professional!

Matt Kutzler has been promoted to Senior Professional. Matt has been with FEA for almost 10 years and is entrusted to perform the final, senior reviews with no oversight of technical proposals and reports. FEA is very grateful to have … Continue reading

Read about “Building an Arsenal of Troubleshooting Technology” published in Facilities Net

Laurie Gilmer’s article on “Building an Arsenal of Troubleshooting Technology” can be read in FacilitiesNet September’s issue. Part 1: Building an Arsenal of Troubleshooting Technology Part 2: Data Loggers, Temperature Guns Make Building Troubleshooting Easier Part 3: Data Loggers, Temperature … Continue reading

Webinar Series for Building Information Modeling (BIM)

On Wednesday Nov 13, members of International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) Building Information Modeling Community of Practice (BIMLO COP) including Angela Lewis, PE, PhD, LEED AP, Project Manager with FEA, will present an educational webinar for 2013 focused on BIM … Continue reading

Transforming Existing Buildings into Sustainable Facilities presented at the LEAF Expo

Laurie Gilmer, Vice President, PE, CFM, SFP, LEED AP, CxA was the keynote speaker and delivered a presentation focused on “Transforming Existing Buildings into Sustainable Facilities” at the LEAF Expo, an event free to the public hosted and sponsored by Ivy … Continue reading

CMMS Helps Gather Information on Motor Performance published in Facilities Net

Angela Lewis, PE, PhD, LEED AP, Project Manager and David Cosaboon, EIT, CEM, LEED AP O+M, published “CMMS Helps Gather Information on Motor Performance” in FacilitiesNet August issue.  Angela Lewis, P.E., LEED AP, is a project manager with Facility Engineering … Continue reading

“Leveraging Facility Management Data” published in FMJ

Angela Lewis, PE, PhD, LEED AP, Project Manager authored “Leveraging Facility Management Data” in FMJ’s Sept/Oct issue. Read entire article in FMJ. Angela Lewis has diverse professional experience, ranging from HVAC design to facility management consulting. She enjoys working with … Continue reading

Join us for a FREE Webinar on Data Center Cooling Approaches

Is your data center an energy hog? It doesn’t have to be. In this session we will explore approaches to achieving energy efficiency while still providing data centers with the necessary cooling to protect your valuable data. Join FEA and … Continue reading

Sustainable Facility Management: The Facility Manager’s Guide to Optimizing Building Performance

The latest book by Chris Hodges and Mark Sekula offers a comprehensive and fresh approach to current sustainability trends and practices in the built environment.  Sustainable Facility Management: The Facility Manager’s Guide to Optimizing Building Performance The book is organized … Continue reading

WWP panel discussion “Advancing Sustainable Facility Performance with the SFP

Join Christopher P. Hodges, PE, CFM, LEED® AP, IFMA Fellow, FRICS as he moderates the World Work Place panel discussion “Advancing Sustainable Facility Performance with the SFP: Case Studies and Panel Discussion” on Friday, October 4, 2013, 11:45 AM-12:45 PM.  … Continue reading

WWP presentation, ” Great teams + Strong Strategy=High Performance FM”

Jim Whittaker and Teena Shouse presented “ Great teams + Strong Strategy=High Performance FM” at IFMA’s World Workplace on Friday, October 4, 2013: 9:15AM – 10:15 in Philadelphia. Learn more at https://ifma.confex.com/ifma/ww2013/webprogram/Session3646.html     Session Description: Are you willing to question the … Continue reading

Establishing Global FM Standards Through ISO presentation scheduled for WWP

Jim Whittaker participated in a panel discussion at IFMA’s World Workplace. The panel discussion, “Establishing Global FM Standards Through ISO” was on Friday, October 4, 2013: 8:00AM – 9:00 in Philadelphia. Learn more at https://ifma.confex.com/ifma/ww2013/webprogram/Session3842.html Panel Discussion Description: Join this discussion on … Continue reading

Are you interested in hearing about the “New Ways of Looking at Facility Capital Program Management”?

Christopher P. Hodges, PE, CFM, LEED® AP, IFMA Fellow, FRICS and Laurie A. Gilmer, PE, CFM, LEED AP  will be presenting at IFMA’s World Workplace.  The presentation, “New Ways of Looking at Facility Capital Program Management” will be given on … Continue reading

Brian Isleib is FEA’s newest Structural Engineer!

Congratulations to Brian Isleib on passing the two part, 16-hour Structural Engineering Exam in Illinois.  He will now be known as Brian Isleib, P.E., S.E. Congratulations to Brian on his accomplishment.

FREE Webinar – Performance Based Contracting, Part II

If you missed the FREE Webinar – Performance-Based Contracting Part II presented by Katherine J. Powers, PE, CFM see below: For a copy of the presentation click on Performance-Based Contracting Part II To listen to the presentation click on Performance-Based Contracting Part II … Continue reading

Facility Management Education and Credentialing: A Strategic Approach to FM Education in China

Facility Management Education & Credentialing: A Strategic Approach to FM Education in China will be presented by Christopher Hodges, P.E., CFM, LEED AP, IFMA Fellow, FRICS and Prof. Dr. Oscar Chan, PhD, MA, B.Comm, CFM, CFMJ, IFMA Fellow, IFMA Qualified … Continue reading

Read about “Striving for High-Performance Buildings and Sustainable Facility Management”.

Read about “Striving for High-Performance Buildings and Sustainable Facility Management”. What the Facility Manager must do to keep the buildings performing at a high level written by Megan Marvil, P.E. published in FMLink. Megan Marvil is a former U.S. Navy … Continue reading

FREE Webinar – The Hidden Impacts of Water Conservation

If you missed the free FEA Webinar – The Hidden Impacts of Water Conservation presented by  Laurie A. Gilmer, PE, CFM, LEED AP, see below: For a copy of the presentation click on The Hidden Impacts of Water Conservation To listen to the presentation … Continue reading

Advance Your Career While Advancing Energy Retrofits: The FM’s Role

Maureen Roskoski will be presenting at IFMA’s World Workplace with Laurie Actman and David Riley with the Energy Efficiency Buildings HUB. Our presentation, “Advance Your Career While Advancing Energy Retrofits: The FM’s Role” will be on Thursday, October 3, 2013: … Continue reading

Webinar Series for Building Information Modeling (BIM)

On Wednesday Sept 11, members of International Facility Management Association’s (IFMA) – Building Information Modeling Community of Practice (BIMLO COP), will present an educational webinar for 2013 focused on BIM for Owners, Operators & Facility Managers.  Date & Time:  Wednesday Sept 11, … Continue reading

IFMA’s Sustainability Facility Professional (SFP) Credential course offered

Maureen Roskoski and Laurie Gilmer, IFMA (International Facility Management Association) Instructors will be teaching the SFP (Sustainability Facility Professional) course for George Mason University this fall at the FEA offices in Fairfax, Virginia.  For more information, visit George Mason University. … Continue reading

Portable Cooling Specification for Best Results

Learn the latest advances in portable-cooling technology and how they can deliver enhanced performance for your facility when you attend “Portable Cooling Specification for Best Results.” This free, 75-minute webcast will walk you through the steps to properly specify, install, … Continue reading