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Summer and Fall Events!

Summer and Fall Events!

We’ll be seeing you! VFA will be attending several events this summer and fall. Check out our Events Calendar to see if we’ll be at an event in your area soon! Upcoming Events: APPA Annual Conference – July 21 – 23, San Diego ASHE – August 3 – 6, Chicago MAPPA 2014 Conference – September [read more...]

July 14, 2014

‘The Living Facilities Capital Plan’ in CoreNet’s June Industry Tracker

‘The Living Facilities Capital Plan' in CoreNet’s June Industry Tracker

Check out Ed Zielinski’s article in CoreNet’s June Industry Tracker.  Ed discusses three best practices towards building a living facility capital plan and he defines a living facility capital plan as follows: “It is a plan that enables you to react and adapt to changing circumstances. It is a plan that aligns your real estate [read more...]

July 1, 2014

Recap: VFA Presents on Information Management at RICS Strategic FM Conference

Peter Scanlon RICS Conference 2014

Peter Scanlon, vice president, professional services, VFA, discussed “Investing in management information systems (MIS) to improve facility and estate efficiency” today at the RICS Strategic Facilities Management Conference in London. Information management is now a crucial part of the facility manager’s performance improvement strategy. The session focused on: Investment in MIS to improve facilities management [read more...]

June 26, 2014

June Webinar – Data Driven Capital Budgeting at CFB Esquimalt

June Webinar – Data Driven Capital Budgeting at CFB Esquimalt

Just a few days left to register for our webinar on Wednesday, June 25, featuring Jon Burbee, Manager of Real Estate Services at Canadian Forces Base Esquimalt. During this live webinar, you’ll hear how CFB Esquimalt started with the basics, integrated green and energy conservation data into their facilities analysis, and implemented a data-driven, mission-centric [read more...]

June 19, 2014

VFA FacilityView Named Buildings Magazine Money Saving Product

Buildings Magazine Money Saving Products Winner

We’re excited to announce that VFA’s web-based solution VFA FacilityView™ has been recognized as one of Buildings Magazine’s 2014 Money Saving Products. How was the award determined? Finalists were evaluated by the BUILDINGS editorial staff for the money-saving qualities they offer to building owners and facility managers in areas such as energy consumption, water savings, [read more...]

June 13, 2014


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