FMLink Newsletter — February 13, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — February 13, 2017


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

CBRE: U.S. office vacancy declines in Q4 2016 (Surveys and Trends)

IBHS offers guidance to reduce property damage from severe winter weather (Products and Services » Publications)

Looking backward, moving forward: The near future of the workplace (Magazines » FMJ)
What will tomorrow’s workplace look like?

Research insights on activity-based working (Magazines » FMJ)
Do activity-specific designed places really work?

Microsoft, Smart Cities Council identify 5 ways IoT improves customer service, benefits citizens globally (Products and Services » Publications)

CBRE: Availability of U.S. industrial space drops for 27th straight quarter (Surveys and Trends)

ASHRAE, ADI launch duct size calculator (Products and Services » Indoor Air Quality)

Sweeping social, technological changes forging new mobility ecosystem, remaking urban landscapes, finds Deloitte (Surveys and Trends)

Data center cooling market boosted by need for cost-effective, eco-friendly solutions, finds MarketsandMarkets (Surveys and Trends)

Recover Green Roofs launches informative Web site, first-of-its-kind meadow roof at Harvard (Products and Services » Publications)


Happening this week

Feb 15 – Feb 16 : BUILDEX Vancouver

Posted this week

May 9 – May 10 : ISSA Cleaning and Hygiene Expo Australia

May 9 – May 10 : Can Clean 2017

Apr 3 – Apr 6 : Data Center World Global Los Angeles 2017


DIRTT/NMG medical interior

DIRTT and NMG construct two-story medical interior in just 72 hours at Arab Health (Developments » Corporate and Organization)

ISS Netherlands launches IoT-driven catering app (Products and Services » Software)

Caterpillar, Airware to offer work site intelligence through aerial data (Products and Services » Software)

EPA recommends Green Seal standards for paints, coatings in federal purchasing (Developments » Environment and Sustainability)

IREM: ADA Education and Reform Act includes “notice and cure” provision (Developments » Real Estate)

Carlisle SynTec Systems issues EPDs for single-ply roofing membranes (Products and Services » Building Products)

Illinois takes action to become first smart state in USA (Developments » Technology and Telecommunications)

ASID national headquarters earns LEED Platinum ID+C (Developments » Environment and Sustainability)

New ASTM standard supports recycling fresh concrete, boosts sustainable construction (Products and Services » Publications)

Dodge research: Collaboration can reduce construction risk (Surveys and Trends)

Finfrock to design-build $134 million USF student housing project with unique system (Contract Awards)

Wrightstyle to install composite steel windows in historic London HQ (Contract Awards)

BSI Human Trafficking and Supply Chain Slavery Index: U.K. at risk from 67% of nations (Surveys and Trends)

MML extends maintenance management contract for John Lewis Partnership (Contract Awards)

FTC, Carino intro grid-free EV fast-charging stations (Products and Services » Energy)

New pub features Changing Places wheelchair-accessible assistance toilet (Contract Awards)