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Webinars

  • July 18, 2016
    Corrosion in Fire Sprinkler Systems:
    Increasing Your Liability, Increasing Your Costs, and Shortening System Life
    Presenter: Jeff Merwin, Director of Business Development, Fire Sprinkler Monitoring/OEM Controls
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  • January 2016
    Getting to Know the AFC
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  • December 2014
    Planning to Transform Your Library
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  • November 5, 2014
    Driving Success in Academic Facility Management: Fueling Efficiencies through IFMA’s CFM Credential
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  • July 22, 2014
    The Ultimate Conversation - Implementing a New CAFM System for a University
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    Presenters: Sally Rau, FIS Manager, NC State University – Office of the Architect and Connie Drake, CFM, Senior Application Developer, Little FM Strategies
    North Carolina State University (NCSU) has just completed a rollout of FM:Interact for tracking space across the whole campus. This implementation integrated space tracking requirements for the Office of University Architect, Office of Contracts and Grants, and Office of Cost Analysis. During the webinar, team members from NCSU and Little & Associates, will talk about talk about the process that made the implementation a success and discuss examples of some key requirements of the system. You will learn how they achieved success, what challenges they faced along the way, and what the future holds.
  • June 11, 2014
    Driving Success in Academic Facility Management: Fueling Efficiencies through IFMA’s FMP Credential
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    Academic institutions around the globe are turning to IFMA’s Facility Management Professional (FMP) training and credential to help diverse teams of facility professionals develop their core FM knowledge and skills. This training has resulted in teams that speak the same “FM language”, who understand and appreciate the roles of other team members and who strive to reach common goals.
    Learn first from a panel of experts how the University of Houston and Sodexo Canada developed and implemented training and credential programs and how the training has impacted staff, facility efficiency, and the entire organization.
  • May 7, 2014
    Learning Space of the Future Webinar
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    Presenter: Amy Kiefer, Vice President of Education Markets KI
    So what does learning space of the future look like and how can we optimize? KI’s VP of Education Markets, Amy Kiefer, will be speaking about finding the sweet spot for your learning environment. The opportunities to reshape the future of education are extraordinary and urgent. Thinking differently in terms of the future of learning spaces must become part of long-range planning today. This presentation will introduce the Three Principal Spheres for Learning Environments in an effort to ignite additional thought and inspiration for learning success.
  • April 23, 2014
    Procuring Electric Vehicles on your Campus
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    Presenter: Kathleen Rosen Connors, Founder and CEO Voltrek
    Electric Vehicle Charging Stations are Populating Higher Education Campuses; This session will provide an introduction to Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (EVSE). What are they? Why should you consider them? How do you evaluate equipment, costs, sighting and utilization policies? We will discuss the national trends in EVSE as well as Electric Vehicles. A University case study will be presented and considerations for assessing an installation site will be outline. .
  • March 5, 2014
    Advancing Academic Facility Performance with the Sustainability Facility Professional credential: Case Studies and Panel Discussion
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    Moderator: Jon E. Martens, CFM, IFMA Fellow, President of JEMCOR, LLC
    How can you ensure that an academic building or campus is operated, managed and maintained as intended, that the occupants are comfortable and that modeled energy savings are being realized? Learn from the experts how several institutions, including the University of Houston, NYC Department of Education, The Westminster Schools, and University of Minnesota, developed strategies and benchmarked, tracked progress and further increased cost savings through utilizing tools, resources and information gleaned from the Sustainability Facility Professional training. This session is structured around a panel discussion that focuses on how existing academic facilities improved performance.
  • August 2, 2012
    Succession Planning
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    Presented by: Stormy Friday, MPA, IFMA Fellow, President at The Friday Group
    With the largest brain drain from FM in history as our seasoned FM professionals depart, FM organizations need to prepare for the next generation of employees. Creating a strategic legacy plan and implementing thoughtful actions to ensure the organization is left in good hands, is an essential function of an FM executive. This presentation provides the framework for a strategic legacy plan and the tools to establish a series of action steps.
  • Feburary 16, 2012
    INSTALL Presents: Why Floors Fail
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    Presented by: John T. McGrath, Jr., Director at INSTALL
    In this webinar, the top official of the North American alliance of flooring mills, manufacturers, consultants, associations and contractors presents a look at why moisture contributes to floor failures, and how to recognize and prevent its presence in a floor's substrate.
  • August 24, 2010
    Increasing Learning per Square Foot Webinar 
    Presented by: Chris Whitney, AIA and Kathleen Stone, IIDA, LEED AP from URS Corporation
    This webinar takes a look at demographics and expectations of today's students and the implications of those expectations on Facilities Design for Universities and Colleges. It also explores matching Pedagogy with Planning and look in depth at specific examples of how to maximize retention and the overall learning experience.
  • March 2, 2010
    Pest Bird Management and the Role of Contraception Webinar
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    Presented by: Erick Wolf, BS, MBA, Innolytics LLC
    Nuisance birds are often a facilities management challenge and many campuses struggle with these aerial pests. Due to the risk of collateral damage, commonly accepted, lethal control techniques for rodents and insects are not appropriate for birds. Killing birds, even lowly pigeons, can result in unprecedented public outrage by students, faculty and staff. The AFC webinar describes the most common bird pests, their biology, behavior and relevant mitigation techniques. Contraception of pest birds is a new tool that has been recently added to the portfolio of management alternatives. In addition to conventional exclusion and removal techniques, the new technology provides a safe and effective population management tool. This presentation introduces participants to the basics of bird management strategies and the principles of integrated pest management for birds (“IPM”).
  • July 29, 2009
    Phantom Load: Become a Carbon Zero Hero Webinar
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    Presented by: Elliot Easton, Project Director for Sustainability at EYP/Energy and Katherine Johnson, President of Johnson Consulting Group
    Are you aware of the constant drain of energy resulting from poorly managed phantom-loads on your campus? Computers, televisions, printers, and other high-energy demand plug-in electronics can quickly short-circuit the typical college dorm. While colleges and universities are striving to manage rising energy costs and become more sustainable, energy demands from the increased use of plug-in electronic devices are a constant drain on an institution’s bottom line. So how can you reduce the negative effects of phantom-loads? This webinar summarizes power-management strategies for reducing phantom-loads based on comprehensive on-site audits of more than 15 college campuses. It also uses audit data to analyze specific plug-load usage by key college constituents and programs, such as staff, faculty, dormitories, and computer labs and libraries. The presentation also features examples of student-led energy conservation campaigns, including the University at Buffalo’s creative and successful "Do It In the Dark" campaign.
  • July 15, 2009
    Building Green with Metal Webinar
    Presented by: Scott Kriner
    This informative presentation takes a look at energy usage in the U. S. and how the use of metal roofs and walls can help reduce energy consumption in buildings. The session begins with an explanation of the concept of "cool metal roofing" and how it can help lower air conditioning loads. Compliance with new energy codes and the findings of independent research studies are then discussed, along with a case study comparing two identical buildings, except that one has a "standard" roof, the other, a "cool" roof. The presentation continues with a look at the role of "cool metal walls" and insulated metal panels in reducing energy consumption, and then concludes with a discussion of the environmental benefits of metal roofs and walls, including their contribution to LEED points.
  • April 15, 2009
    A Range of Inspection Webinar
    Presented by: Sandy Conard, JenMar Systems and George Thomlison, University of Alberta
    Reason for inspections - Why do we do inspections?  comply with health & safety regulations, - organizations use & information other? How is the information used once gathered - is it just stored or is it evaluated and used in a decision making process? Review examples of inspections including ADA doors, Custodial, Exit routes, Fire extinguishers, Food services, Grounds, HUD, OSHA, Parking lots, Safety, Vehicle.
    Making you information gathering more effective through the use of electronic inspection formats and benefits effective use of resources with an end product that is usable.
  • January 28, 2009
    CS Training & Roundtable Audio
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