FMLink Newsletter — April 10, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — April 10, 2017

We’ve added Internet-of-Things / Smart Buildings under our Building Systems and Software & Technology Topics. And Software is now Software & Technology. Check them out!


Tenant confidential: What they’re not telling you—and why (Magazines » BOMA)
How to achieve better communication between owners and FMs to ensure that the tenant needs are satisfied

Harness the Internet of Things (IoT) to improve restroom satisfaction and reduce waste (Magazines » BOMA)

Want to optimize your existing building systems? See ANSI’s new standard on retro-commissioning (Products and Services » Publications)

What keeps corporate occupiers up at night? View CBRE’s annual survey (Surveys and Trends)

Hard to believe — only two of seven wheelchair ramps tested meet ADA requirements (Surveys and Trends)

Find out how many power outages affect your area and why with Eaton’s Blackout Tracker. Too bad if you’re from California! (Surveys and Trends)

Restroom conditions can make or break a customer’s visit (Surveys and Trends)

New ISO standards just for FMs (Products and Services » Publications)

In the market for a solar photovoltaics system? See who tops the U.S. PV installation market (Surveys and Trends)

Is it time to move the office downtown? Not so fast, says CBRE study (Surveys and Trends)

Will access to facilities data improve operations? What do others think? (Surveys and Trends)

You won’t believe the speeds supercharging has reached (Surveys and Trends)

ASTM guide predicts how long your building sealant will last (Products and Services » Publications)


Happening this week

Apr 12 – Apr 14 : Ecobuild Southeast Asia, co-located events

Apr 17 : Building Energy Summit 2017

Posted this week

May 14 – May 17 : Ideaction.2017 National Facilities Management Conference and Exhibition

Jun 7 – Jun 8 : ASIS 27th New York City Security Conference and Expo (ASIS NYC)

Jun 7 – Jun 8 : West Coast Energy Management Congress (West Coast EMC) 2017

Oct 23 – Oct 25 : Critical Facilities Summit


Looking to outsource facility services? Check out the breadth of ISS’s worldwide contracts (Contract Awards)

Ever wonder how to pick the right water-driven pump? Selection tool now available! (Products and Services » Publications)

BIM Assure screenshot

BIM is more useful if its data is accurate — Invicara’s cloud solution helps make that happen (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Trying to minimize wasted space? See how smart sensors can help (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

A path to high-performance buildings, paved by Danfoss and Penn State (Products and Services » Publications)

See what Google and Accenture are doing to ID pests for quick remediation (Contract Awards)

See what Mercury Security’s open hardware solution does for Brivo’s access control system (Products and Services » Security)

Science fiction approaches reality, via autonomous robotic guards with embedded AI for improved situational awareness (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Looking for training to design and maintain HVAC systems? Bell & Gossett announces its upcoming courses (Products and Services » Services)

How technology could enhance your snow and ice removal (Surveys and Trends)

SCA divests Tork and TENA — learn who will be taking care of your hygiene and health (Developments » Corporate and Organization)