FEA News & Updates

Operationalizing Resilience in Facilities

In Part 2 of a three part series in Business Resilience, Maureen Roskoski and Stephen Clawson highlight how to operationalize and put resilience planning efforts into practice.  The process to organizational resilience can be broken down into the following five key … Continue reading

Focus on: Young FM

Dorothy Scholnick, one of our Facility Management Consultants, is featured in Building Operating Management’s June Issue, where they focus a piece on young facility managers. Specifically, why FM and how can we get more young professionals pursuing an FM Career. … Continue reading

Campus Safety Conferences

Paul Timm will be speaking at Campus Safety (CS) Magazine’s Conferences this summer. These are 2-day intensive conferences for administrators and public safety officials, and well as for security and law enforcement executives from all over the country who are … Continue reading

Campus Active Shooter Webinar

With a rise in campus active shooter incidents, according to data from the U.S. Department of Education, it is critical that colleges and universities have a well-thought out response plan. Moreover, the plans must be tested to find gaps in … Continue reading

Business Continuity Awareness Week

Do you need to tell your body to breathe?  No, our bodies are programmed to prioritize its most essential functions, but our businesses are not.   In order for a business to survive disruptive events, it requires planning.  You need to … Continue reading

Classroom Security Risk Transfer

On the May 2017 issue of Door + Hardware Magazine (a publication of the Door + Hardware Institute), Paul Timm talks about classroom lockdown devices.  In particular he talks about the appeal of them but also the code violations that … Continue reading

Business Resilience tabletop exercise at CCIFMA

Join FEA and the IFMA Capital Chapter for an interactive workshop: Are You Ready? Planning for the Next Emergency When Tuesday, April 25, 2017 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM Light lunch provided Where HITT Contracting 2900 Fairview Park Drive Falls Church, … Continue reading

Business Resilience Presentation at IFMA’s Facility Fusion

If you attended IFMA’s Facility Fusion at Caesar’s Palace, in Las Vegas, NV, John Edwards, PE, CFM, FMP and Stephen Clawson presented Back to Business: Business Resilience and the Role of the FM on Thursday, April 6 10:30-11:45.  If you … Continue reading

IFMA Foundation’s – Sustainability How-To Guide: Global Green Cleaning

Check out the latest IFMA Sustainability How-To Guide: Global Green Cleaning, recently updated with assistance from Dorothy Scholnick, FMP! This guide outlines the steps to establish a comprehensive green cleaning program, covering key topics such as indoor air quality, green … Continue reading

DRJ Spring World Conference

If you attended the DRJ Spring Conference at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort in Orlando Florida, we hope that you stopped by booth 415 (more information in the exhibitors corner) and talked to FEA about Business Continuity and Physical Security. Maureen … Continue reading

Standardization: One of today’s most vital global FM trends

In a special edition of FMJ, Jim Whittaker has written 3 articles: Page 2 – Standardization: One of today’s most vital global FM trends Page 6 – FM Perspective on IT Security collaboration (with Deke Smith) Page 19 – Making … Continue reading

Dorothy Scholnick earns FMP certification

Please join in congratulating Dorothy Scholnick on earning her Facility Management Professional (FMP)* credential!  A graduate from Temple University’s Architecture Facilities Management Program, Dorothy is already actively using much of what she’s learned through her FMP coursework by helping our … Continue reading

Business Resilience Planning

“The five things you need to know about Business Resilience Planning” written by Maureen Roskoski and Stephen Clawson is published in the March edition of FMLink. The article covers the following: #1 What Business Resilience Means To Your Organization #2 … Continue reading

Building Operating Management’s NFMT Conference

  FEA presented the following sessions at the Building Operating Management’s NFMT Conference in Baltimore, Maryland at Baltimore Convention Center 3/6-3/8.   “Understanding the Four E’s of sustainable operations: Explore, Engage, Execute, Enjoy” was presented by Maureen K. Roskoski, SFP, LEED … Continue reading

School Safety Conference

School Safety Conference Free One-Day Event Tuesday, April 18, 2017 7:30am to 4:00pm Bristol Palace 828 E. Rand Rd. Mount Prospect, IL 60056 The Illinois State Board of Education, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, Oak Park & River Forest High … Continue reading

WMCCAI 2017 Conference

FEA will be attending the  and Expo this Saturday February 25th at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. If you will be attending, stop by Booth 223 to discuss Engineering and Reserve Studies with us.  

SAME NoVA/DC posts Small Business & Government Conference

FEA will be attending the SAME NoVA/DC posts Small Business & Government Conference on Wednesday, February 22-Thursday, February 23rd at the Army Navy Country Club in Arlington, VA. If you will be attending, stop by to see us at booth #26. http://www.samedcpost.org/#SB

Walking The Talk: Business Resilience Planning at FEA

FEA is a supporter of Resilient Virginia, whose mission is to launch a Community Resilience Initiative in Virginia that will provide residents, businesses and governments with the ability to adapt and thrive despite changing environmental, social, and economic conditions.  Read … Continue reading

Facility Facts Newsletter – Winter 2017

FEA’s Facility Facts Newsletter – Winter 2017 includes FEA’s recent news announcing the acquisition of RETA Security, and an article on Emergency Planning and Staff Preparedness in Schools written by Paul Timm.

HVAC Efficiency article in Building Operating Management

Recently published in Building Operating Management is an article on HVAC written by Conrad Kelso and Phil LeBrun.  The article covers: Part 1: How To Calculate Life-Cycle Costs and Justify Energy Efficient HVAC Upgrades Part 2: Software Tools Help Forecast HVAC Operating … Continue reading

Software Integration article in Facility Maintenance Decisions

Recently published in Facility Maintenance Decisions (FMD) is an article on Software written by Kion Gibbs. The article covers: Part 1: Software: Evolution and Integration of CMMS, CAFM, IWMS Part 2: Software Specification Evolves for FM Market Part 3: Insights … Continue reading

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