FMLink Newsletter — Maintenance and Operations — July 27, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — Maintenance and Operations — July 27, 2017

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This newsletter covers operations and maintenance news from June 22 through July 26, 2017.


Benchmarking maintenance best practices to reduce your operating costs (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Eliminating and preventing scale in your cooling water systems (White Papers » Innovative Polymers Pte Ltd)
Chemical-free approach to saving energy and water while reducing scale in cooling water systems

Research results on how maintenance professionals are using CMMS — find out how close your operations come (Surveys and Trends)

How many FMs want to use intelligent analytics for predictive maintenance, and what is holding some of them back? (Surveys and Trends)

Tenant Sustainability Guides – A virtually no-cost way to reduce your building’s environmental impact (Sustainability » Leonardo Academy)

Since it makes sense to save energy and money with a building management system (BMS), see what is holding some FMs back (Surveys and Trends)

Getting down and dirty with composting toilets (Sustainability » Linnean Solutions)
What to do with human waste, and how it can save you money and our environment at the same time

Is your facility prepared for an active assailant? Watch for this upcoming ASIS standard for guidance (Developments » Security Issues)

Roof damaged from a storm? Repair or replace? Find out how to handle this and other roof damage in this free guide (Products and Services » Publications)

Don’t get burned by a roof repair scam following a hailstorm. Read these tips from IBHS. (Products and Services » Services)

See what’s transforming the U.K. FM industry in this report from Frost & Sullivan (Surveys and Trends)

Renovating? Find out how new dust barrier products keep the dust out of occupied spaces (Building Products » Products and Services)



See which features made New York’s iconic Grand Central station choose Excel Dryer hand dryers (Contract Awards)

If you’re looking for maintenance and operations contractors, find out which ones GSA picked (Contract Awards)

What is the next era of human-machine partnerships, and how can FMs prepare for it? See what the experts say in Dell’s new report (Surveys and Trends)

Find out the winners of BOMA’s building of the year awards for excellent management (Developments » Industry Awards)

Find out what type of integrated services Sodexo will provide for 900+ government properties across the U.K. (Contract Awards)

Do you have trouble hearing announcements through your building’s speaker system? Check out this “loud and clear” indoor/outdoor loudspeaker (Other » Products and Services)

Feel like you’re constantly filling and fixing soap dispensers? Look how to cut down maintenance time, and do it with style (Other » Products and Services)

Find out which high-performance charger makes this orbital floor machine run so reliably, with little maintenance (Carpeting and Flooring; Floor-care Equipment » Products and Services)

See what may beat out mops and wet-vacs to clean up spills, leaks and flooding (Carpeting and Flooring; Floor-care Equipment » Products and Services)

Another acquisition in the facility services industry — see who is enhancing their services in the commercial and education sectors (Corporate and Organization » Developments)