Definition of facility management, approved from the Board of Directors of BGFMA
“Facility management is the integration of processes within an organization to maintain and develop the agreed services which support and improve the effectiveness of its primary activities”
What is facility management?
Facility management is an interdisciplinary field primarily devoted to maintenance and management of assets of companies: cleaning, safety and security, building instalations, BMS, CAFM, telecommunications, HVAC, energy efficiency, parking and fire systems etc.
The facility manager is the one, who should ensure comfort environment for the inhabitants and employees in a building.
BGFMA represents most of the leading companies which provide full FM services – technical, infrastructural and commercial; others that provide real estate management services, as well as providers of individual services such as cleaning, IT, maintenance and others. Some of our members are companies with large property portfolios, which had elevated facility management at senior corporate level, such as banks, insurance companies, large outsourcing companies and others. In-house facility managers, as well as property and asset managers are also members of the association.
Currently BGFMA has 72 members and is constantly growing.
On 15 March BGFMA presented a workshop “Evolution from traditional services provision to FM models”. Phd David Martinez explored the differences between the traditional services provision and the FM models, and presented the main elements to make sure both were…