FMLink Newsletter — February 6, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — February 6, 2017


Large portfolio benchmarking: Utilities (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Prevent flooding, damage from heavy rains with tips from Heaviland Landscape Management (Products and Services » Publications)

New ASTM standard to help drone operators evaluate for operational risk (Products and Services » Publications)

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

Cascades PRO forecasts 2017 trends in paper tissue, towel industry (Surveys)

JLL: Global data center market to flourish in 2017 (Surveys)

BIFM updates good practice guide to recycling and waste management (Products and Services » Publications)

Proposed ASTM test methods support growing use of liquid-applied polymers as roof membranes (Products and Services » Publications)

Green Star successes in 2016 show sustainability trends in Australia, finds GBCA (Surveys)

PRSM Association helps retailers control refrigeration costs, keep their cool (Products and Services » Publications)


Happening this week

Feb 7 – Feb 9 : Surface Design Show

Feb 7 : Workplace Futures 2017 (FM)

Posted this week

Mar 28 – Mar 29 : LEDucation 11 (lighting)

Apr 26 – Apr 28 : China Clean Expo (CCE)

Mar 13 – Mar 16 : BIG Show (Builders International Gathering)


ASTM standard supports new fire-fighting agent to replace halon 1211 (Products and Services » Publications)

IVSC updates global standards for valuation profession (Products and Services » Publications)

AIA announces recipients of 2017 architecture awards (Developments » Industry Awards)

Interior of Green Star-certified CBA branch

Commonwealth Bank’s Green Star commitment a “game-changer” for financial services sector (Developments » Environment and Sustainability)

AIA: Architects ask for more digital, advisory support from building products companies (Surveys)

Geovision RFID long-range reader provides professional parking management (Products and Services » Security)

U.S. industrial market keeps up record pace in 2016, reports Cushman & Wakefield (Surveys)

CaGBC: LEED-registered projects in Canada surpass 1 billion sq. ft. (Surveys)

EnOcean Alliance, IBM partner to standardize intelligent building solutions for Internet of Things (Developments » Corporate and Organization)

Society honors excellence in façade engineering (Developments » Industry Awards)

LiveWall intros LED grow-light for indoor plants (Products and Services » Lighting)

NEMA praises House passage of two regulatory relief bills for external power supplies (Developments » Energy Management)

Vertiv’s Liebert cooling products first to earn AHRI certification assuring performance (Products and Services » Indoor Air Quality)

WoodWorks updates carbon calculator with mass timber products (Products and Services » Software)

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