FMLink Newsletter — April 23, 2018

FMLink Newsletter — April 23, 2018


If your company needs more space, see when adaptive reuse makes more sense than building new (Surveys and Trends)

3 ways for FMs to celebrate Earth Day with more sustainable practices, from BOMA (Developments » Environment and Sustainability)

Find out what FMs can do to help combat an increasing number of antibiotic-resistant superbugs (Surveys and Trends)

5 waste management trends in smart buildings (Surveys and Trends)

Watch out for weeds! NALP lists the Top 10 US cities expected to have the worst landscaping woes in 2018 (Surveys and Trends)

A touchy subject (Magazines » ISSA Today)
Discover a new coating to fight off bacteria from touchscreens

Green cleaning: Winning millennials hearts (Magazines » ISSA Today)
Workforce retention and the role of green cleaning

Sensored change (Magazines » ISSA Today)
Electronic feedback from everything from paper towel dispensers to robotic scrubbers leads to savings and satisfied building occupants


Happening this week

Apr 23 – Apr 26 : Cx Energy 2018 Conference and Expo (building commissioning, energy mgmt.)

Posted this week

Jul 15 – Jul 18 : ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition (healthcare FM/engineering)

Jun 14 : WORKTECH18 Paris (facilities, real estate, technology)

Apr 10 – Apr 12 : Interclean Istanbul 2019 (cleaning)

Apr 8 – Apr 10 : IFMA Facility Fusion Conference and Expo


Does your school system need help to upgrade security technology and equipment? This new law may help with funding for it (Regulations and Government)

Computer and electronic devices

Need wireless charging for a variety of devices? This near field transmitter enables devices to charge automatically as soon as they are within range (Energy » Products and Services)

See how this new efficiency-as-a-service (EaaS) financing model can accelerate portfolio-wide energy upgrades (Products and Services » Services)

Gain insights into today’s energy-saving, sustainability and space-usage trends from AIA’s 2018 library and education facility awards (Developments » Industry Awards)

Looking for real-time space-utilization and asset usage data collected by sensors? Check out this new IoT platform (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

If you’d like insights from drones, check out this aerial data service before you invest in an in-house program (Products and Services » Services)

Find out how this integrated energy management technology can help you use Big Data to identify energy drains (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Space dividers that double as bullet-resistant barriers — see how these steel-core panels can enhance safety discreetly in a variety of settings (Products and Services » Security)