Registration for APPA U this January 21-25, 2018 in Portland, Oregon is now open. The Institute for Facilities Management and the Leadership Academy provide professional development unlike any other in the field!
APPA has published the first American National Standard (ANS) for Total Cost of Ownership (TCO): APPA 1000-1 – Total Cost of Ownership for Facilities Asset Management (TCO) – Part 1: Key Principles. The standard identifies and defines the foundational elements and structure required to implement Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) principles for facilities, and can be purchased from the APPA Bookstore. See the TCO press release.
APPA would like to make sure our members are aware of the changes from the Tax Cut and Jobs Act that is very close to enactment by Congress and the White House. There are significant effects on higher education and our students.
APPA and SAME, the Society of American Military Engineers, announced the formation of a strategic alliance that will expand training, information and collaboration between facilities engineers, architects, operations, maintenance, and construction professionals within both the military and educational campus communities.
The CEFP is the only facilities credential that focuses on your professional development, and now, all APPA regions are offering discounted pricing for their members to become certified. To find out more, contact Kelly Ostergrant or click on the headline above.
Visit the Lands’ End APPA store today, and purchase apparel and other gear of your choice--personalized with the APPA logo. All products available for personalization – jackets, backpacks, t-shirts, polo shirts, caps, totes, coolers, etc. – can now be personalized with the APPA logo, and are backed by Lands’ End’s product guarantee. If you have any questions, contact Anita Dosik.
APPAinfo is an e-mail discussion list for educational facilities professionals, where you can find the answers to many of your everyday problems simply by posting a question to your peers. The APPA discussion list seeks to broaden your resource base by making it easier to interact with and respond to the needs of facilities professionals, and focuses on all campus facilities issues, regardless of size or type of school or organization. For more information, contact Steve Glazner.