Who are the thought leaders in facilities management? Who are the main influencers in the facilities management field?
“Buildings” magazine contains articles on green energy, HVAC maintenance, modernization of older buildings, fire suppression and how to operate both public and private buildings. You can follow them on Twitter at @BuildingsMedia and receive their links to free webinars on facilities management.
International Facilities Management Association
International Facilities Management Association or the IMFA is the world’s largest association of facility management professionals. Follow them to learn about networking opportunities with other facilities management professionals and educational opportunities relevant to them. The International Facilities Management Association’s Twitter handle is @IFMA. In addition to information on their conventions and free webinars, they share facilities management content by other sources. They also promote content by their publication, the Facility Management Journal. The FMJ is published six times a year.
If you want to focus on ergonomics, morale and maintaining the office environment, you can skip the simply follow Erin Sevitz. She is a leading writer for the Facilities Management Journal.
Facilities Management Magazine
Facilities Management Magazine may be Australian, but much of its content is relevant to facilities management professionals worldwide. Most of their content is focused on green energy, sustainability and safety. Their Twitter handle is @FMmagazine_au.
Facilities Maintenance Decisions
Facilities Maintenance Decisions is focused more on the structural issues facilities management must face. The FMD magazine covers issues from funding for new construction to flooring to flood insurance. They have written content on construction management software, vendor management and building renovation projects.
Facility Executive, formerly known as Today’s Facility Manager or TFM, focuses on asset management and sustainability but offers a mix of lighthearted posts. This is the Twitter feed that will tell you who won the best restroom in American content. The Twitter account is @facilityexec.