FMLink Newsletter — December 4, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — December 4, 2017


Fine tune every part of the workplace to people’s needs and get better results (White Papers » Herman Miller)
See how a more holistic approach to workplace planning can improve productivity for your business

Learn how Yelp designed its new corporate office with local culture and minimal environmental impact in mind (Case Studies » Interface)
Go beyond productivity and provide inspiration by creating positive spaces that impact your facility’s inhabitants

Flexibility to work remotely is the new norm, finds Staples — is your office keeping up? (Surveys and Trends)

Determine your facilities’ risks for terrorist attacks and what steps you can take to help prevent them, with this new BIFM guide (Products and Services » Publications)

Service provider benchmarking, with an example for energy consumption (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Find out how FMs are being affected by the changing role of sustainability, in this BIFM report (Surveys and Trends)

Prevent or mitigate corrosion — NIBS adds free online guidance, with training coming soon (Products and Services » Publications)

If your facility uses robotics, look for upcoming resources from OSHA to reduce occupational risks (Associations and Organizations)

Learn how the need for energy efficiency and smart building technology might lead you to use unitary HVAC systems (Surveys and Trends)


Happening this week

There are no events for this week.

Posted this week

May 16 – May 17 : Facilities Management Expo (FM Expo)

May 9 – May 11 : Medical Office Buildings (MOB) + Healthcare Real Estate Conference 2018

Aug 29 – Aug 30 : ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo


ComEd offers tips for buying, hanging and using your holiday lights safely and efficiently (Lighting » Products and Services)

Small black USB Motion Sensor

See how this simple plug-and-play device can help you reduce energy consumption in computer workstations (Energy » Products and Services)

Clean, functional, innovative and appealing — see which facility was voted America’s Best Restroom for 2017 (Developments » Industry Awards)

If you’re looking for real-time data to rein in energy use, check out the submetering services Northwestern U. is using (Contract Awards)

See how to simplify your connection of smart building devices and data to apps (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Find out how Yardi’s acquisition of WUN Systems could help monetize your vacant or underutilized space (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

Make it easier to manage your scheduled maintenance tasks with this software-as-a-service update from Urgent Technology (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Do you need a small, portable crane to get into hard-to-reach places? Check this one out (Other » Products and Services)

Find out how the award-winning FM department at this Texas hospital helped create a unified operations center to improve patient care (Developments » Industry Awards)