FMI - Community of Practice

Federal policy

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The Facility Management Institute is a platform for the exchange of information and best practices between practitioners and subject matter experts.  To that end, FMI will establish a Community of Practice to meet regularly, present information on topics of critical interest, and allow interaction between members of the community.  Initial topics inspired by the set of "Federal References" required of Facility Managers by the Federal Buildings Personnel  Training Act of 2010 are listed below.  FMI is seeking suggestions for topics to fill out its schedule, please provide your suggestions in the discussion thread below.

  • An overview of Federal laws, regulations, policy and goals for energy and water conservation - Nicolas Baker, DOE FEMP
  • An introduction to the Sustainable Facilities Tool - Michael Bloom, GSA Office of Federal High Performance Green Buildings
  • An introduction to the FEMP Operations and Maintenance Best Practices Guide - Dave Hunt, Pacific Northwest National Labs
  • Building Retuning - Srinivas Katipamula, Pacific Northwest National Labs
  • The Indoor Environmental Quality Roundtable - Judith Heerwagen, PhD, GSA Office of Federal High Performance Green Buildings