Austin Association of Facility & Maintenance Engineers

The primary goal of the AUSTIN ASSOCIATION OF FACILITY AND MAINTENANCE ENGINEERS otherwise known as AAFAME (pronounced A-fame) is to promote professionalism for maintenance engineers. Today, more than ever, education is critical to the proper maintenance and operation of modern buildings. Not only is it necessary to keep the equipment functioning properly, it is important to operate them at the highest efficiency possible due to the rising cost of utilities, the need to conserve natural resources, and the requirement to reduce environmental contamination.

International Concrete Repair Institute

The ICRI is a leading resource for education and information to improve the quality of repair, restoration, and protection of concrete and other structures in accordance with consensus criteria.

American Concrete Institute

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a nonprofit technical and educational society organized in 1904 and is one of the world’s leading authorities on concrete technology. ACI is a forum for the discussion of all matters related to concrete and the development of solutions to problems.

Building Owners and Managers Association

The mission of the BOMA Foundation is to serve the commercial real estate industry by fostering a future vision, forward thinking research, innovative thought, and global best practices.

National Association Corrosion Engineers

NACE International is the leader in the corrosion engineering and science community, and is recognized around the world as the premier authority for corrosion control solutions.

Sealant Waterproofing and Restoration Institute

SWR Institute is an international trade association that represents the commercial sealant, waterproofing and restoration construction industry. Our members are some of the most experienced and qualified contractors, manufacturers and design professionals in the industry. Through our educational programs and publications, our members promote industry-wide standards of application and products. The members of SWR Institute are very active and are constantly striving to advance our industry and the quality of work that is performed.

Texas Historical Foundation

Since 1954, the Texas Historical Foundation has published the stories of our history and helped fund projects that save Texas buildings and culture. THF is one of the only groups in the state that carries on its mission without any state or federal funds.

Engineering Partners

Arnold Associates

Arnold & Associates, Inc. is a woman-owned enterprise certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WF24210105) and the State of Texas, HUM certification (1752313351700). They provide specialized professional consulting services for your building envelope. Their services may address roofing, waterproofing (above and below grade), all exterior wall systems, plaza decks, EIFS assemblies and parking structures utilizing architectural and engineering disciplines including registered roofing (RRC) and waterproofing consultants (RWC).

Conley Group

Since 1987, The Conley Group has built one of the nation’s largest professional consulting firms specializing in building envelope renovation and repair projects. They have successfully completed more than 4,800 roofing, waterproofing, exterior wall renovation and historical restoration projects throughout North America. Their specialization creates a unique combination of technical expertise and management technologies critical for successful, on-time, under budget projects. Their ability to consistently apply that knowledge and provide our customers with cost effective, practical solutions to building problems area the reasons for our success and growth.

Childress Engineering

CES was developed by establishing a very specialized group of individuals with extensive experience in the field of curtainwall and exterior cladding systems. Since CES’s inception in March of 1994, they have strived to provide their clientele with quality product and an emphasis on service that is reflected in their motto, “Quality you need with the Service you deserve.”

Facility Engineering

Facility Engineering, Inc. (FEI) provides professional design and consulting services tailored to their client’s building envelope needs. Their Engineering, Consultant, and Maintenance Programming services get behind each client with consistent customer service and proven field experience.

Stone & Glazing

STONE & GLAZING CONSULTING (SGC) is a national curtain wall consulting firm that provides technical support in the Design, Testing, and Evaluation of Exterior Wall Systems. Forensic Investigation and identification and isolation of Failure Mechanisms is their expertise.


As a company, Walter P Moore provides their clients with engineering solutions that work – solutions that shape places, places that shape possibilities. They work with all kinds of clients – architects, corporations, institutions, developers, building contractors, government agencies – engineering virtually every kind of building structure and infrastructure there is.

Facility Engineering Associates

Facility Engineering Associates (FEA) is a national engineering and facility management consulting firm delivering quality services to their clients. Their mission is to provide their clients with tools to help extend the service life of existing facilities and building systems. FEA’s client-centered culture thrives on communicating effectively with their clients and in making them a priority. FEA’s growth continues, but always within guidelines necessary for our senior personnel to maintain personal contact with their clients and routine project-level involvement. Their track record of repeat business with large and diverse clients is an indication of their commitment to high technical quality and responsiveness to client needs. Their dedicated staff is knowledgeable of the latest trends, understands major industry issues, and develops individual recommendations based on your environment.

Private Clients


Behringer Harvard is a commercial real estate company investing in assets domestically and internationally. The company creates and manages strategic real estate investment program opportunities across a wide spectrum of investment styles for retail investors, as well as domestic and international institutions, through its real estate investment trusts, partnerships, joint ventures, and proprietary program structures. Behringer Harvard pursues a range of core, value-added, and opportunistic acquisition strategies. We primarily invest in property types such as office, hospitality, multifamily, industrial/warehouse, and mixed use. Our business model focuses primarily on acquiring institutional-quality commercial real estate investments with clearly defined holding periods and exit strategies.


CBRE is the global leader in real estate services. Each year, they complete thousands of successful assignments – with clients from the gamut of industries. This volume creates market knowledge that allows them to seize opportunities, speed the business process and create the most thorough, precisely accurate picture of global commercial real estate conditions and trends. Every day, in markets around the globe, they apply our insight, experience, intelligence and resources to help clients make informed real estate decisions. They do not exist without their clients – and they never lose sight of this fact. Their mission is to deliver superior results for stakeholders by: Putting the client first — always :: Collaborating across markets and services lines:: Thinking innovatively, but acting practically :: Providing a rewarding work environment.


Cousins Properties Incorporated is a leading diversified real estate company with extensive experience in development, acquisition, financing, management and leasing. Based in Atlanta, the Company actively invests in office and retail projects.


Crescent Real Estate Holdings LLC is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. Through its subsidiaries, Crescent owns or manages a portfolio of 26 premier office buildings totaling over 9.5 million square feet located in select markets across the United States with major concentrations in Dallas, Houston, Denver and Las Vegas. Crescent also holds investments in resort residential developments in locations such as Scottsdale, Vail Valley, and Lake Tahoe; luxury hotels; and the wellness lifestyle leader, Canyon Ranch.


Founded in 1995, Gaedeke Group delivers investment, acquisition, leasing, management, construction management, and portfolio management services that work in concert to build long-term value. With each property, they provide for continuous upgrades and operational enhancements – while maintaining competitive pricing in the major markets they serve. Gaedeke Group is headquartered in Dallas, Texas, with regional offices in West Palm Beach, Florida. The company currently owns and operates commercial properties in Arizona, Florida, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington, D.C.


At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation’s first hospital companies. Today, they are the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 163 hospitals and 109 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 199,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Richard M. Bracken serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA, and R. Milton Johnson is the company’s President and Chief Financial Officer.


Hines is a privately owned, international real estate firm that has provided the highest level of quality, service and value to its clients and investors for more than 50 years. With a presence in more than 100 cities around the globe and investor relationships with many of the world’s largest financial institutions, Hines has the breadth of experience, the network of expertise and the financial strength to assume complex and challenging investment, development and management projects. The company has offices in 18 countries, with regional offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Houston (U.S. headquarters), London (European headquarters), New York and San Francisco, as well as 58 other U.S. cities. The Hines portfolio of projects underway, completed, acquired and managed for third parties consists of more than 1,145 properties including skyscrapers, corporate headquarters, mixed-use centers, industrial parks, medical facilities, and master-planned resort and residential communities. Currently, the firm controls assets valued at approximately $23.4 billion.


Holt Lunsford Commercial, founded in May 1993 by Holt Lunsford, CEO and President, is a Dallas-based commercial real estate service and investment company. The company’s core lines of business include development, construction management, leasing, property management, reporting/accounting and investments in the office, industrial and retail sectors. Holt Lunsford Commercial is the fourth largest commercial real estate provider in the Dallas/Fort Metroplex, overseeing approximately 40 million square feet in Dallas, Fort Worth and Houston for private and institutional owners.


Jones Lang LaSalle is a financial and professional services firm specializing in real estate services and investment management. Their more than 40,000 people in 1,000 locations in 70 countries serve the local, regional and global real estate needs of those clients, growing their company in the process. In response to changing client expectations and market conditions, they assemble teams of experts who deliver integrated services built on market insight and foresight, sound research and relevant market knowledge. They attract, develop and reward the best, and most diverse, people in their industry, challenging them to develop enduring client relationships built on quality service, collaboration and trust.


Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent international energy company engaged in exploration and production, oil sands mining and integrated gas. Based in Houston, Texas, the Company has a strong portfolio of assets delivering defined growth leveraged to crude oil production with exploration upside. The Company’s operations are located in the United States, Angola, Canada, Equatorial Guinea, Indonesia, Iraqi Kurdistan Region, Libya, Norway, Poland and the United Kingdom.


The mission of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.


Around the world, the MetLife companies offer insurance, retirement and savings products. We work directly with customers as well as offer our products through agents, third party distributors, and brokers.


Peloton opened its doors in 2002, with decades of combined experience in Dallas/Fort Worth commercial real estate already behind us. Since then, the Peloton portfolio has grown to more than 18.8 million square feet of leased and/or managed properties. Our market leadership shows not only in footage, but also in recognition from the business community.


Rice University is a private research university located on a heavily wooded campus in Houston, Texas, United States. The university is situated near the Houston Museum District and adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. Opened in 1912, Rice has grown into a preeminent research university with an undergraduate focus


Shell Oil is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with around 93,000 employees in more than 90 countries and territories. Their innovative approach ensures they are ready to help tackle the challenges of the new energy future.


Starwood Hotels is one of the world’s largest hotel and leisure companies.


Transwestern operates in major markets nationwide. Includes service lines, listings, company background, news and case studies.


Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores and 12,211 ATMs and the Internet ( and across North America and internationally. They are headquartered in San Francisco, but are decentralized so every local Wells Fargo store is a headquarters for satisfying all their customers’ financial needs and helping them succeed financially. One in three households in America does business with Wells Fargo. Wells Fargo has $1.3 trillion in assets and more than 270,000 team members across our 80+ businesses.


Wyndham Worldwide is one of the world’s largest hospitality companies across six continents. They offer individual consumers and business customers a broad array of hospitality products and services as well as various accommodation alternatives and price ranges through their premier portfolio of world-renowned brands.

Government Affiliates


Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport is located between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, Texas, and is the busiest airport in the U.S. state of Texas. It generally serves the larger Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area, with carriers providing regional, national and international flights.


Travis County is a county located in south central Texas astride the Balcones Fault, the boundary between the Edwards Plateau to the west and the Blackland Prairie to the east. It is part of the Austin-Round Rock metropolitan area. The county is named in honor of William Barret Travis, the commander of the Republic of Texas forces at the Battle of the Alamo.


The GSA mission is to use expertise to provide innovative solutions for our customers in support of their missions, and by so doing, foster an effective, sustainable, and transparent government for the American people.


Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston. Each year, they educate more than 39,800 students in more than 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, on campus and online. UH awards more than 7,800 degrees annually, with more than 200,000 alumni.



Accura Systems, Inc. is a manufacturer, distributor, and producer of architectural building products. The principle focus of the company has been in the construction of aluminum and steel framing systems used for the exterior cladding of commercial buildings. This includes producing high performance window-walls, curtainwall framing systems, skylights, entry curtainwall systems, and various types of cladding systems; hurricane resistant, blast resistant and ballistic resistant framing systems.


American Anchor is dedicated to helping building owners, property managers, architects and contractors understand how to meet the fall protection requirements of Federal OSHA and ANSI. With more than 50 years experience in the window cleaning and building maintenance industries, their team of experts have exceptional ability with the design and installation of fall protection systems, which include adequate roof safety anchor points for suspended work.


BASF is the world’s leading chemical company. With about 110,000 employees, six Verbund sites and close to 385 production sites worldwide we serve customers and partners in almost all countries of the world.


Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is a global leader in silicones and advanced materials, with a 70-year heritage of being first to market with performance applications for major industries that support and improve everyday life. The company delivers science-based solutions by linking custom technology platforms to opportunities for customers.


Momentive Performance Materials Inc. is a global leader in silicones and advanced materials, with a 70-year heritage of being first to market with performance applications for major industries that support and improve everyday life. The company delivers science-based solutions by linking custom technology platforms to opportunities for customers.

National Association Corrosion Engineers

NACE International is the leader in the corrosion engineering and science community, and is recognized around the world as the premier authority for corrosion control solutions.


For more than 35 years, Siplast has been a leader in the development and manufacture of the world’s most advanced roofing and waterproofing systems. A member of the Icopal Group, one of the world’s largest commercial roofing manufacturers, Siplast has a history of innovation. In the late 1960s, Siplast Research and Development, working in conjunction with Shell Chemical of Europe, developed SBS (styrene-butadiene-styrene) modified bitumens. We found that by properly modifying asphalt with SBS, we could produce a highly durable elastomeric blend with exceptional elongation/recovery properties over a wide range of temperatures.


Sonneborn is the world leader in the manufacture and supply of high-purity specialty hydrocarbons. Their primary products are white oils, plastics oils, petrolatums, microcrystalline waxes, wax blends, refrigeration oils, cable filling compounds, compressor lubricants, sodium sulfonates, oxidized petrolatums, ink oils and petroleum distillates. Unique new products such as Sonnecone and Lilac have recently been developed for personal care formulations. Standard and custom grades are available to meet the strict USP, NF, BP, DAB, French Codex, EuP, Japanese and other pharmacopeias. Offices and manufacturing across five continents deliver service to customers worldwide.


Viracon is a single-source resource for innovative products, reliable service, valuable advice and technical expertise for: Insulating, laminated, tempered, heat-strengthened, silk-screened, spandrel, hurricane-resistant, acoustical, blast-mitigating and high-performance coated glass.

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