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Why choose

AFE NorCal?

Networking | Chapters | Webinars | Professional&Personal Skill Building | Publication | Captivate Audiences



Our members tell us that one of the most valuable benefits of belonging to AFE is the ability to network with others in the profession. Becoming involved in AFE pays off when you need it most. As a member of AFE you'll be able to solve problems and find answers to technical problems through a number of networking avenues.


Join a local chapter and network with other professionals in the facilities industry. Local chapters provide programming to specifically meet the local facilities' communities' needs. Plant tours are frequently scheduled to view for yourself what others in your community are implementing as best practices. Speakers bring a local perspective to topics of interest in your area. And of course, by meeting with others in your area you'll build a personal and professional network of contacts and friends who will be there when you need help.

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Need to find someone with some specific expertise? Log on to the members-only area at and look up another member who can help you. Want to provide help for others? They'll find you here.


Did you know that by becoming a Certified Professional Maintenance Manager (CPMM), Certified Plant Engineer (CPE) or Certified Professional Supervisor (CPS), you could earn up to $11,000 more a year than your co-workers who do not have a certification? It's true. Our research has shown that members demonstrating knowledge with AFE's certification programs earn more than those without certification. AFE offers members discounts on educational events tailored to your professional and personal needs.

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Looking for a job? Looking for an employee? Here's the marketplace for facilities experts to find employment opportunities. Click here to post your personal career profile or open position.


Timely information on trends, topics, and/or technology all in bite-size time formats of 60 minutes each. They're just the key to fill the educational void of the overly busy plant/facilities professional. These live seminars are jam-packed with useful information for the engineering, operations, and/or maintenance professional, and those who want to work more effectively with related personnel. Miss a live webinar? Don't Worry. Each live webinar is recorded for future member download. All programs and downloads are FREE to members.

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Members receive this highly regarded, information-packed magazine four times a year. Members have access to the online archive of articles from the past issues of the Journal.


Your 24/7 portal to the facilities engineering world. Members have access to the members-only area for exclusive information, services, and links to what you want to know.

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Members who become involved in AFE leadership positions have the opportunity to "spread their wings" by learning new skills. Members can become involved in the local, regional, or national level. Aspire to be president? You can do it with AFE. If president seems too much for you, then serve as a committee chairman to build expertise and leadership skills you can take back to work with you. Click here for local chapter information. Email AFE to volunteer for a leadership position here.


Want to see your name in print? Write an article for the Facilities Engineering Journal.

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Have some expertise you can share with others? Become a speaker locally or nationally. Work with us to develop a learning experience for others in the facilities industry.


Reach a select group of facilities practitioners with an ad in the AFE Facilities Engineering Journal or with a banner ad on this web site. Or promote your company locally through the local chapter bulletin ads and sponsorships.

Membership FAQ - click here.

For information on our corporate membership program - click here.

To join on-line, click here.

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What Members Say

“The CPMM enhanced my professional reputation at work and now the facilities organization at our other sites began calling with questions. Along with the certification, AFE Membership itself helped get me through a government audit."
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