FMLink Newsletter — Furnishings and Interiors — May 16, 2019

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This newsletter covers furnishings and interiors news from April 11 through May 15, 2019.


How does workplace noise impact productivity, and what can mitigate it? See what this Interface study found (Surveys and Trends)

How this school system got a full return on their flooring investment (Case Studies » Interface)
The custodial staff says their rubber flooring still holds up 12 years later

JLL’s build-out guide will help you compare costs and choose the right office style for bottom-line impact (Surveys and Trends)

To keep your carpet looking its best for longer, check out these industry guidelines (Products and Services » Publications)


Cascades PRO Latte collection of toilet paper, tissues, hand towels

See how Cascades’ new restroom tissue and towels use recycled fibers to reduce costs while retaining quality (Products and Services » Restroom Equipment and Supplies)

See how you can keep dirt and moisture from getting into your facility with this “scraper” floor mat (Carpeting & Flooring » Products and Services)

Save on refill costs and boost healthy hydration with these eco-friendly bottle-free water coolers from Culligan (Products and Services » Safety and Health)

If you’re looking for underfloor heating, this easy-to-install heating mat now offers more secure cable bonding and a new thermostat (Carpeting & Flooring » Products and Services)

Do you have open spaces far from wall plugs? Leviton’s pop-up floor receptacles offer concealed access for power needs (Energy » Products and Services)

With these stylish, durable waste/recycling systems, you can choose your own size, color and configuration (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

See how SunPeak plans to use solar to help reduce energy by 35% at 10 facilities for this furniture manufacturer (Contract Awards)

Now you can track light and noise levels in addition to air quality for healthier indoor spaces, with this IAQ monitor (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

Want to avoid thermostat wars? Give occupants more control of their workspace environment with this new app (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)