IFMA St. Louis

IFMA St. Louis Facility Management Day Celebration and Installation of Chapter Officers

The St. Louis Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) will install new officers and celebrate National Facility Management Day on Thursday, July 30. Facility managers play a critical role in ensuring a safe, healthy and productive environment for workers and visitors. FM Day underscores the value and contributions of facility managers in St.

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Exterior Building Enclosures – A Case Study on What Goes Wrong

Building exteriors are challenged by weather, especially water. The St. Louis Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) will look at key areas to avoid common problems and faulty repair efforts that affect a building’s exterior. Cale Prokopf, president of RoofTech Consulting Inc., will discuss the importance of protecting building exteriors. After water intrusion

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OSHA Updates

Facility managers must ensure their buildings comply with OSHA standards. The St. Louis Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) will review key OSHA Updates on providing safe and healthful workplaces for employees. Bill McDonald, CSP, Area Director of the OSHA St. Louis Area Office, will update facility managers on new OSHA regulations. Important

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Fundamentals of Architectural Paint and Coating Technology

The St. Louis Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) will hold a program to address the fundamentals of selecting architectural paint and coatings. Attendees will receive continuing education credits. Hank Meinking (CSI, CDT), area account executive – architectural services for Sherwin-Williams, will review specification decisions to meet objectives as well as Today’s architectural paint

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Presentation and Tour of Browning Hall at Webster University

The St. Louis Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) will hold a presentation and tour Webster University’s Browning Hall. Richard Bacino, AIA, senior vice president, and John C. McAllister, Associate AIA, associate vice president, of CannonDesign will discuss the architecture and design of Webster University’s new Browning Hall. The LEED-compliant Interdisciplinary Science Building

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IFMA St. Louis Gift Spreads Warmth During Holiday Season

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Donation to Heat Up St. Louis serves those in need throughout St. Louis region The St. Louis Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) provided some warmth to the region’s needy this winter. Representing facility managers and suppliers who maintain the region’s commercial buildings, IFMA St. Louis presented a check for $1,000 to Heat

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IFMA St. Louis Honors Rich Janis with Lifetime Service Award

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The St. Louis Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) gave its Lifetime Service Award to Rich Janis. The honor was presented during the chapter’s annual holiday celebration in early December. Janis recently announced his retirement. Janis has played an active role in IFMA St. Louis for 28 years. His dedication to the facility

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IFMA St. Louis Members Help Keep Area’s Vulnerable Warm This Winter

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The St. Louis Chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) provided some warmth to the region’s needy this winter. The donations of money, clothing and blankets were made at the organization’s holiday social in December. Representing facility managers and suppliers who maintain the region’s commercial buildings, IFMA St. Louis presented a check for $1,000

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Tour and Presentation at Donald Danforth Plant Science Center

The St. Louis chapter of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) will present a program that details the design of the Danforth Plant Science Center. Attendees will then tour the research facility that focuses on food, energy and the environment to improve the productivity and sustainability of agriculture. Laurel Harrington, Ryan Kopp and Emily Wray,

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IFMA St. Louis Provides Funds to Help Those in Need Stay Cool This Summer

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 The St. Louis Chapter of the International Facility Management Association donated $1,000 to Cool Down St. Louis. The nonprofit organization builds awareness and provides resources to help those in need avoid heat-related illnesses and deaths, especially the elderly and disabled, and needy families with critically ill children. Representing facility managers and suppliers who maintain the region’s

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