FMLink Newsletter — Energy Management — February 23, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — Energy Management — February 23, 2017

This Energy Management newsletter is one of a series of five specialized FMLink newsletters, supplementing our weekly general newsletter (sent on Mondays). For each of five weeks you will receive a different specialized newsletter on Thursdays or Fridays, focusing on a different FM-related area. To manage which ones you receive, click on the link below.

This newsletter covers maintenance and operations news from January 19 through February 22, 2017.


Lighting methods—What works best for different situations (How To » BOMI International)

Large portfolio benchmarking: Utilities (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Rise in use of IoT devices driven by efficiency, control, comfort, finds report (Surveys and Trends)

Global move to smart grid supported by ISO adoption of ASHRAE standard (Products and Services » Publications)

ASTM test method aims to boost energy efficiency in roof assemblies (Products and Services » Publications)

Workplace tools that build trust (Magazines » FMJ)
How the FM can become a leader and company facilitator

Energy-efficient windows market driven by green building surge, finds MarketsandMarkets (Surveys and Trends)


The third-generation FLIR ONE (shown here for Android) features MSX and VividIR advanced image processing.

FLIR launches five smaller, more powerful thermal imaging cameras (Products and Services » Energy)

Franklin-Thomas generator provides hacker-proof, off-grid, continuous electrical power (Products and Services » Energy)

NREL-funded start-ups give sneak peak into future energy-saving technologies (Developments » Technology and Telecommunications)

Douglas Lighting Controls intros Bluetooth wireless lighting control system (Products and Services » Lighting)

NFPA offers energy storage systems fire safety resources, training (Products and Services » Services)

Eaton’s 5P rackmount compact UPS delivers enhanced flexibility, efficiency (Products and Services » Energy)

AFC Cable Systems intros multi-zone cables for daylight harvesting applications (Products and Services » Lighting)

ABM, Heller Machine Tools secure largest PACE investment in Michigan (Contract Awards)