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AFE Memberships FAQs

Tamika Martin  | Published on 12/14/2018
 
Membership Type
 

 

Description

 

 

 Cost

 

 

Join

Full Member

 
 
One Year:  $199    
  Two Year: $350       
 
 Click "Join Us Today" button to join online or download a hard copy version of the application. Send hard copy version via post, fax, or email
 
 

Young

Professional  


 
You receive all of the same membership benefits as full members. To be eligible, applicant must be under 35 years old.
 
One Year: $95
 
Download the application and send it via post, fax, or email
 
 

Retired 

 
You receive all of the same membership benefits as full members. To be eligible, applicants must provide proof of retirement.
 
One Year: $95
 
Download the application and send it via post, fax, or email

 

Military


You receive all of the same membership benefits as full members. To be eligible, applicants must submit a copy of their military identification.

One Year: $25
 

Download the application and send it via post, fax, or email

Military Membership - PDF

Student

 

We encourage and welcome student members! An AFE membership is a great way to get started building relationships in the facilities world. Student members will have access to resources to help with their studies. To join as a student member, you must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and submit a copy of your student identification.

 
One Year: $25
 
Download the application and send it via post, fax, or email
 
 
 
 
 
 



AFE Corporate Membership

 

The Company Membership discount program is designed to give organizations a price break based on volume of membership. The price of membership varies based on the number of employees included in the program. The memberships are transferable under the corporate membership. The corporate membership cost breakdown can be seen here.

 
 

Corporate Membership Pricing

Number of Members

Price Per Member

Renewal Dues Discount

5-10

$174

$25

11-50

$153

$46

51+

$145

$54**

**plus, Concrete Level Sponsorship benefits and two custom on-site trainings for staff
 
 
 
Click the "Join Us Today" button to join online or download a hard copy version of the application.
Please send hard copy version via post, fax, or email.
 
 

 



Benefits of an AFE Membership


Certifications
Becoming a Certified Professional Maintenance Manager (CPMM), Certified Plant Engineer (CPE) or Certified Professional Supervisor (CPS)  and the new Certified Professional Supervisor en Espanol adds $11,000 a year to your earning potentials when compared to your peers. Are you unsure which certification works best for you or your company? Get an overview of the AFE Certifications here.

AFE offers early bird, member only and corporate discounts on educational events tailored to your professional and personal needs. Contact Gabriella Rodriguez directly for more information.

Chapters

Joining a local chapter with the Chapter Locator is one of the first steps after joining our AFE family. Why?
Because local chapters provide programming specific to the local community needs. Plant tours, trade shows, webinars and meetings are frequently scheduled as best practice tools. Not to mention, being active your local chapters builds your personal and professional network.

AFE Career Center

Are you seeking your next career move?
Or looking for that perfect addition to your company? AFE's Career Center is where built environment professionals find employment opportunities. 

Webinars

Live seminars are jam-packed with useful information for the engineering, operations, and maintenance professional.
Missed a live webinar? Don't worry. Each live webinar is recorded for future member download and are FREE to members: Archived Webinars.


AFE Facilities Engineering Journal
Members receive this highly regarded, information-packed magazine quarterly. Members also have access to the Archived Journals.You can also get published by sending submissions to Bridgett Owen.

To join on-line - click here.


Frequently Asked Questions


Are there any membership requirements?
No, anyone with an interest in the facilities field can join AFE.

Do vendor members fall into a separate membership classification?

No, all individual members are treated equally. Membership dues are standard.

What are AFE dues rates?
New individual members pay $199 for first-year dues.

My company pays my dues, what happens if I change jobs?
If you joined as an individual member, the membership is held in your name and belongs to you. It does not matter who paid the invoice. If you change jobs, your membership is yours to take with you. Please be sure to let the Home Office know your updated address.

Is there a company or corporate membership?
Yes, AFE offers a Corporate memberships. The Company Membership discount program is designed to give organizations with large numbers of end-users a discount based on volume of memberships. Memberships are transferable under the corporate membership.

Can I join as a student?
We encourage student members. AFE membership is a great way to get started building relationships in the facilities world.

To join as a student member, you must be enrolled full time in an accredited college or university.

How much are student dues?
Student dues are $25 a year.

Can I join as Military Personnel?
Absolutely! We offer members of the military memberships at a rate of $25 a year. You can join by filling out the Military Membership Application and sending it to the National Home Office.

What does AFE do with my dues?
Membership dues support AFE activities in both the National Home office and throughout AFE regions.

More specifically, $25 of each member's dues goes to support chapter activities, $15 goes to support region activities and volunteers. Your dues also pay for the activities of the Board of Directors. Dues support the Home Office staff to provide individual member service, as well as support chapter, region, and committee activities. Among other Home Office activities, we also publish the Facilities Engineering Journal, develop and maintain the AFE website, provide centralized administrative functions, manage the certification programs, develop, coordinate and provide training and resources, and work with member volunteer committees to bring members new resources for professional advancement.

What benefits do I get for my dues?
AFE membership benefits are both tangible and intangible.

You get the Facilities Engineering Journal quarterly.
No cost training webinars.
Access to Member-to-member virtual directory.
24/7 access to AFE.org.
Forums.
Free energy audit for your facility.
Access to the Career Corner
Local networking and plant tours with chapter membership.
Member only discounts on industry events, training, education, books, hotels and more.

Intangible AFE member benefits are as follows:
Opportunities to invest in your human capital through AFE leadership, webinars and trainings.
Networking.

Additional member benefits are continually added.

I'm a member but I lost my job; what happens with my membership?
Not only can AFE members get help you find your next position, we don't want to deprive you of our valuable resources when you need them the most. If you lose your job, don't worry about your membership — give us a call at the Home Office and we'll extend your membership for the period of your unemployment in six-month increments for a maximum of 18 months.

I just retired, are my dues the same?
When you retire your dues drop to $95 a year. So, be sure to let us know that you retired.

What are Life Memberships?
After 30 years of continuous membership you reach Life Member status and no longer pay membership dues.

Can AFE assist with a job search?
Yes, you can post your resume on AFE Career Center. You can browse the openings and apply on-line.

How do I become more involved as a volunteer member?
That's easy, simply let AFE Home Office know you're interested in being involved and we'll send you the volunteer application. You can also go online and complete the volunteer information application.

Are there requirements for AFE volunteer leadership?
A commitment to seeing the organization thrive, along with the willingness and ability to make time, financial, and talent commitments. The most important thing to remember when you volunteer to do something in any organization is that others are relying on you to honor your commitments.

How can AFE help my company?
When you join AFE, you'll have access to webinars, personalized trainings for employees and staff,the membership directory, networking events and discounts are just some of the benefits you'll gain with membership.

I have a product to sell to facilities professionals, how can AFE help me?
Membership in AFE isn't a requirement to advertise in the Facilities Engineering Journal or on the AFE web site. But it's with membership that you can create the personal connection with members and generate referral business on a local and national level.

How much are dues for Young Professional Members?
Young Professional Memberships are $95 annually.

Do Young Professional Members receive the same benefits as regular members?

YPM (Young Professional Members) have the exact same benefits as full members, but with added incentives to make this your strongest possible career move into facilities engineering.

As you chart your career path, let AFE be your long-term partner in managing your career. Your success achieves our mission of advancing the facilities engineering profession! Partner with us today to ensure your success tomorrow.