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With NFMT 2023 in Baltimore this past March now done, it is time to look to the fall for NFMT Remix. NFMT Remix will be held from October 25th to October 26th at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
NFMT Remix will feature seven different educational tracks for attendees to check out.
The Standards and Codes track focuses on the various regulations that facilities must abide by. It will help facility managers to understand the language and nuances of the guidelines set forth for their buildings. These can range from fire codes to ADA standards.
However, many of these codes and standards are often viewed as interchangeable when they are not. Part of this track will draw a clear dividing line so facility managers can better grasp the differences between them all.
Energy Efficiency and Sustainability is a track that focuses on the ways facility managers can tap into greener technologies and practices. In an age where more and more organizations are pushing for environmentally friendly alternatives, there are a lot of factors to consider. This includes things like net zero, clean energy, energy efficient technology and sustainable building design.
This track will help facility managers to navigate the number of methods facility managers can use to make their buildings more efficient and sustainable. Doing so could not only save facilities money and curb their energy consumption, but it can help protect the environment as well.
Another track that is available is Health, Safety, Wellness. Ensuring the well-being of both the built environment and the employees is critical to the functioning of any facility. Naturally, that responsibility falls on facility managers. Facility managers should be aware that well-being is not limited to just physical health, but mental and emotional health, too. Unsurprisingly, the facility plays a large part in all three of those.
This track will help illustrate how facility managers can uphold the well-being of both their facilities and their employees. Such methods include concepts like diversity and inclusivity, indoor air quality, accessibility and work safety. These concepts and more are key to a well-rounded and healthy facility.
The Facility Management Tech track focuses on the variety of technology available to facility managers. With so much different technology available, it can be overwhelming to think about at first. However, daunting as it may seem, these technologies are here to assist and help facility managers operate their buildings. This track aims to inform facility managers about some of the tech available — Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, CMMS, etc. — and what will best serve their facilities.
There are three other tracks available to attendees as well:
All of these tracks contain core concepts to facilities management. Together they represent what facility managers need to know to make sure their facilities are running in the best way possible.
To learn more about these topics or register for NFMT Remix, click here.
Jeff Wardon, Jr. is the assistant editor for the facilities market.
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