FMLink Newsletter — Furnishings and Interiors — March 21, 2018

FMLink Newsletter — Furnishings and Interiors — March 21, 2018

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This newsletter covers furnishings and interiors news from February 15 through March 21, 2018.


In the booming IoT lighting industry, see who the top influencers are and what they’re doing (Surveys and Trends)

If you need to dampen sound and want a smooth transition from carpeting to hard flooring, check out Interface’s new woven-look resilient flooring (Carpeting & Flooring » Products and Services)

How can you keep your workers active while at their desks? See what Herman Miller has done to tie its Aeron chair to a sit-stand desk and app (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

Whether you need sit-stand surfaces, desks with storage, or reconfigurable tables, HON’s new furniture collections can suit a variety of workstyles and spaces (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

If you’re looking for energy-efficient access flooring, Haworth has joined two companies to create a one-stop source for systems and services (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

Looking for green building products to earn LEED credit on a project? UL’s database is now searchable by LEED credit (Products and Services » Publications)


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Looking for sustainable AV projectors that don’t sacrifice high image quality? Check out Epson’s 45 newly certified ones (Electronic Communications, A/V » Products and Services)

See how USC’s “massive” new on-campus development, furnished by Tangram Interiors, reflects current trends in education facilities (Contract Awards)

Check out how this new distributed antenna system can save you energy, space and time for in-building wireless (Electronic Communications, A/V » Products and Services)

Looking for an office chair that fits how people work today? Check out Steelcase’s new high-performance material, eliminating hundreds of parts (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

Looking for easy-retrofit ceiling panel lights you can adjust and dim without running extra wiring? Check out these LED panels from EarthTronics (Lighting » Products and Services)

Need a new ceiling? Rockfon’s new solutions guide helps you make a good choice for acoustics, light reflectance, and LEED points (Environment and Sustainability » Products and Services)

Improve your IAQ and dampen noise with these quick-to-install, maintenance-free green walls and room dividers (Environment and Sustainability » Products and Services)

See how this Ingersoll Rand acquisition will integrate energy analytics to help FMs achieve operating, efficiency, sustainability goals (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

Looking for maintenance-free outdoor lighting? This new area light offers uniform, glare-free illumination (Lighting » Products and Services)