Press Release: The Building People Achieve ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Certifications

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 8, 2019

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The Building People
113 East Market Street
Suite 210
Leesburg, VA 20176
Ph. 703.669.2222
TheBuildingPeople.com


LEESBURG, Va., July 8, 2019 — The Building People announced today that its quality management system and environmental management system have achieved the latest benchmarks of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), an independent organization that sets criteria to ensure products and services are safe, reliable and of good quality.

An independent and objective registration and certification company audited The Building People to ensure the company conforms with the ISO standards.

The Building People received its certificate of registration for ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 for demonstrating their ability to provide quality, environmental, proposal, contracts and accounting management on their government contracts for real estate and asset management services. The scope of the certification ensures that the The Building People’s program management office follows the highest quality processes and procedures in support of the services provided to the portfolio of clients.

The Building People delivers total lifecycle solutions that integrate technology, buildings and people to solve today’s complex challenges for building owners, occupants and stakeholders. The company offers an array of facility management services, including building automation technology, energy and sustainability solutions and advanced asset management strategies to monitor and maintain buildings in efficient and cost-effective ways.

ISO 9001:2015 delineates standards for a quality management system. The standard is based on quality management principles, such as strong customer focus, motivation and involvement of top management, use of a process approach and continual improvement. The standards help ensure customers get consistent and good quality products and services.

ISO 14001:2015 sets standards for an effective environmental management system. Using this standard can provide assurance that environmental impact is measured and improved.

“This recognition is an important milestone for The Building People,” said Jorie Fields, Operations Manager at The Building People. “Achieving these certifications was a rigorous process, and our success shows that we are truly dedicated to best practices, high quality and continuous improvement.”

For more information on this subject please contact Jorie Fields at Jorie.Fields@thebuildingpeople.com or by phone at (703) 669-2222.

About the Building People
The Building People is an SBA 8(a) and HUBZone certified firm that delivers total lifecycle solutions for clients by integrating technology, buildings and people to solve today’s complex challenges for building owners, occupants and stakeholders.


113 E. Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia 20176 | Ph. 703.669.2222 | thebuildingpeople.com

Press Release: The Building People Awarded GSA Schedule 84 Contract

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 13, 2019

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The Building People
113 East Market Street
Suite 210
Leesburg, VA 20176
Ph. 703.669.2222
TheBuildingPeople.com


LEESBURG, VA, June 13, 2019 — The Building People announced today that they have been awarded a GSA Schedule 84 contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the centralized procurement arm of the federal government. The five-year Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity Contract (IDIQ) provides federal, state and local government agencies with the ability to cost-effectively and efficiently acquire The Building People’s solutions and services.

The GSA Schedule 84 contract provides total solutions for law enforcement, security, facility management systems, fire rescue, special purpose clothing, marine craft, and emergency and disaster response.
Prior to awarding a GSA Schedule contract, GSA carefully screens vendors to ensure their capabilities meet high standards and that their services are fair and reasonably priced.

The Building People delivers total life-cycle solutions that integrate technology, buildings and people to solve today’s complex challenges for building owners, occupants and stakeholders. They offer an array of facility management services, including building automation technology, energy and sustainability solutions, and advanced asset management strategies to monitor and maintain buildings in efficient and cost-effective ways.

“We are here to help our government clients navigate the building challenges of the 21st Century to deliver some of the most advanced and reliable facilities in the country” said Frank Santella, Executive Account Manager. “We are excited to have our services available through the GSA 84 Schedule contract to expand on the services we can deliver to government agencies through the GSA Schedules Program.”
Government agencies can find more information about The Building People’s GSA Schedule 84 contract services by visiting the GSA Advantage website at www.gsaadvantage.gov, contract number 47QSWA19D006M.

About the Building People
The Building People is an SBA 8(a) and HUBZone certified firm that delivers total life-cycle solutions for clients by integrating technology, buildings, and people to solve today’s complex challenges for building owners, occupants and stakeholders.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Frank Santella at (703) 669-2222 or email at frank.santella@thebuildingpeople.com.


113 E. Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia 20176 | Ph. 703.669.2222 | thebuildingpeople.com

Employee Spotlight: Jorie Fields

This Employee Spotlight features Jorie Fields! Jorie works as Operations Manager at The Building People and is based in Leesburg, VA. Jorie’s determination and work ethic have been noted by many, and we are so grateful to have employees like her be a part of The Building People!

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Employee Spotlight: Annie Hartman

This Employee Spotlight features Annie Hartman! Annie works as an Administrative Assistant at The Building People and is based in Leesburg, VA. Annie’s determination and work ethic have been noted by many, and we are so grateful to have employees like her be a part of The Building People!

Congrats, Annie! Learn more about her by reading below.

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Employee Spotlight: Kelly Russell

This Employee Spotlight features Kelly Russell! Kelly works as a Senior Accountant at The Building People and is based in Middletown, VA. Kelly’s determination and work ethic have been noted by many, and we are so grateful to have employees like her be a part of The Building People!

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Employee Spotlight: Sean Birnbaum

This Employee Spotlight features Sean Birnbaum! Sean works as Senior Facilities Engineer at The Building People and is based in Anchorage, Alaska! Sean just recently completed his Master’s Degree in Green Technologies from the University of Southern California, and we are so grateful to have employees like him be a part of The Building People.

Congrats, Sean! Learn more about him by reading below.

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Press Release: DOE WAPA Desert Southwest Awards $24M Contract to The Building People

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 1, 2019

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The Building People
113 East Market Street
Suite 210
Leesburg, VA 20176
Ph. 703.669.2222
TheBuildingPeople.com


 

The Building People LLC., have been awarded a 5-year, $24 million contract by the Department of Energy (DOE), Western Area Power Authority (WAPA), Desert Southwest Region (DSW) to provide vital technical support services and resources that assist in the daily operations to include Engineering Technicians, Drafting and Computer Aided Design (CAD) Operators, Computer Operators, Construction inspectors, Protection and Control Specialist, and Meter and Relay Technicians.

wapa region DSWWAPA is one of four power marketing administrations within the DOE whose role is to market and transmit wholesale electricity from multi-use water projects. Their service area encompasses a 15-state region of the central and western U.S. where our more than 17,000 circuit mile transmission system carries electricity from 57 hydropower plants operated by the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the International Boundary and Water Commission. The WAPA DSW Region carries out WAPA’s mission to customers in Arizona, southern California, and southern Nevada where they sell more than 10.3 billion kilowatt-hours of Federal hydroelectric power to cities and towns, rural electric cooperatives, Federal and state agencies and irrigation districts.

The Building People began work on the DOE WAPA DSW Technical Support Services March 1st, 2019. In discussing the award Linda Osgood, Managing Director at The Building People, said, “As an SBA 8(a) Small Business, we are excited about this opportunity to once again demonstrate the high level of technical services and holistic solutions that The Building People can deliver as we continue to build on our strong relationship with DOE and WAPA.”

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Linda Osgood at (703) 669-2222 or email at linda.osgood@thebuildingpeople.com.


113 E. Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia 20176 | Ph. 703.669.2222 | thebuildingpeople.com

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The Building People Welcomes Tara Rivers as New Senior Contracts Manager

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The Building People is pleased to welcome Tara Rivers as the news member of our corporate leadership team. Ms. Rivers brings 12 years of expertise providing Contracts and Procurement Management in Federal contracting for both large and small businesses. Prior to The Building People, Ms. Rivers worked at Verizon Business as a contributing partner and also developed Hitachi Data Systems Federal, a subsidiary of Hitachi Data Systems. Ms. Rivers has supported the Federal practices at Intel has also provided professional consulting services to small businesses as they graduate from SBA programs. She is also a chapter member with the National Contract Management Association (NCMA) where she speaks publicly on best practice in contract management and administration. Ms. Rivers has completed her FedPub Seminars’ Master’s Institute in Government Contracting and holds a Bachelor’s of Science from Old Dominion University and is currently completing her Masters in Public Policy. Please join us in welcoming Ms. Rivers to the team! She can be reached at tara.rivers@thebuildingpeople.com or by phone at (703) 669-2222.

The Building People Welcomes Laura Fabeny as New Senior Program Manager at DOE

BioHSLFThe Building People is please announce the arrival of Laura Fabeny as the new Senior Program Manager for our Department of Energy Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office (EERE) Business Administration Support Services (BASS) contract. Ms. Fabeny is an industry professional with an impressive background supporting innovative energy and sustainability programs across the country. For the past several years, she has managed the Mission Oriented Technical Support (MOTS) contract with the Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office, where she was responsible for the technical and contractual oversight of all DOE HQ staff supporting the MOTS contract. In this role Ms. Fabeny managed more than 60 staff across multiple technical programs including the Building Technologies Office, the Advanced Manufacturing Office, Solar Energy Technologies Office, and the Federal Energy Management Program. As Contract Manager at The Building People, Ms. Fabeny is responsible for the allocation and tracking of a millions in annual budgets for multiple tasks within each program, including subcontractor allocations, fiscal year funding tracking, tracking costs against deliverables, and obligated/costed/uncosted notifications. She will work directly with EERE program leadership as The Building People’s client representative to help ensure they achieve their programmatic goals. Additionally, she will work with teams to develop task order scopes, budgets, performance metrics, and staffing requirements for new initiatives. Ms. Fabeny is a James Madison University Graduate, holds an MBA from George Mason University, and is a PMP certified project manager.  Please join us in welcoming Ms. Fabeny to The Building People team. Ms. Fabeny can be reached by email at laura.faeny@thebuildingpeople.com.

Employee Spotlight: Martha Amador

This Employee Spotlight features Martha Amador! Martha works as a Senior Management Analyst III at The Building People and is based in Golden, CO. We are so grateful to have employees like her be a part of The Building People.

Congrats, Martha! Learn more about her by reading below.

 

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