Tours + Learning + Networking 

Stay informed, stay connected and meet career objectives. IFMA Manitoba hosts and co-hosts  events throughout the year, all geared toward the learning and networking needs of facility management and other workplace professionals.

  • Tours – our unique behind-the-scenes tours touch on elements of project management, design, construction, mechanical and electrical, maintenance and more.
  • Learning – we keep members tuned in to best practices, new technologies and more via guest speakers and presentations.
  • Annual Golf Tournament – our annual tournament is a great chance to network and relax with colleagues and friends.
  • Co-hosted events – IFMA Manitoba partners with other associations and partners to bring additional learning opportunities to our members and contacts.
  • ConferencesFacility Fusion and World Workplace are two of the international conferences offered through IFMA.

What do you want see in IFMA Manitoba’s programming lineup? To share your ideas contact us.



Emerging Leaders Luncheon Series V

March 07, 2018
12:00 AM CST to 12:00 AM CST
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Canad Inns
1405 St Matthews Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3G 0K5

Emerging Leaders Series V, Sponsored by Canad Inn.

Registration 11:45 check board for room
Lunch Meeting 12:00 to 1:00 Buffet

 March 7th 2018

Course Description: 

This presentation discusses the changes in the market that are driving the use of underfloor air. It covers the concept of how underfloor air works, the cost savings in energy efficiency by designing and running a facility with underfloor air, as well as, the health benefits of improved occupant comfort. Details related to sustainability in LEED, WELL Building Standard and the ASHRAE standard updates are shared. This presentation provides keys to successful underfloor air installations and frequently asked questions about designing with underfloor air and raised access floor. 

Course Objectives: 

o Understand how to connect business needs with building design strategy 

o Understand underfloor air systems vs. overhead HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) 

o Understand how access floor integrates with the building and affects other trades 

o Lessons in UFAD (underfloor air distribution) design 


Course Outline: 

1. Introduction: o General business needs and trends 

o LEED and WELL Building standard 


2. Overhead air versus underfloor air delivery and the benefits 

3. The mechanics of an underfloor air delivery system 

4. Keys to success in implementing an underfloor air system 

5. Frequently asked questions about designing with an underfloor air system a. Application examples 


6. Costs of underfloor air and raised access flooring 

7. Portfolio Examples 

8. Summary and Conclusion



$30.00 Member or Platinum Partner

$35.00 Non-Member

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