FMLink Newsletter — January 23, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — January 23, 2017


Crafting alliances: Enabling better CEO decisions in real estate and workplace strategy (Workplace Strategies » WORKPLACE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS)

Global drone services market set to soar, finds MarketsandMarkets (Surveys)

Navigant Research report examines how wireless sensors support intelligent buildings (Surveys)

Whole Building Design Guide updated, expanded (Products and Services » Publications)

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

NIOSH workbook to guide implementation of Total Worker Health (Products and Services » Publications)

Record low number of NYC fire fatalities in 2016 reveals best practices in fire protection (Surveys)


Happening this week

Jan 23 – Jan 26 : Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS 2017)

Posted this week

Mar 21 – Mar 22 : Buildings New York (BuildingsNY) (building owners, managers)

Mar 12 – Mar 15 : PDC Summit: International Summit & Exhibition on Health Facility Planning, Design, & Construction

Mar 28 – Mar 31 : China International Furniture Fair (CIFF)


NFPA 20 revises requirements for fire pumps in high-rise buildings (Products and Services » Publications)

NCGBCS paper looks at role of existing building codes in safety, security (Products and Services » Publications)

Encycle announces funding for its software-as-a-service for rooftop air-conditioning units (Products and Services » Software)

New Michigan law strengthens energy efficiency, clean energy standards (Regulations and Government » Energy)

Investor Confidence Project intros “Building Button” for energy efficiency projects data (Products and Services » Energy)

Kemper System now covers building envelope with STS Coatings acquisition (Developments » Corporate and Organization)

Dual-fuel generator sets poised for growing share of global genset market, finds Navigant Research (Surveys)

Partners demo prototypes running ZigBee’s universal language for smart devices on Thread networks (Products and Services » Software)

Polaris GEM electric vehicle

Kennedy Space Center chooses Polaris GEM electric vehicles for security, FM, landscaping (Contract Awards)

RCMA, NSF International develop first product category rule for roof coatings in North America (Products and Services » Publications)

Soraa LED lamp line first to earn California’s JA8-2016-E certification (Products and Services » Lighting)

ZigBee Alliance unveils universal language for IoT (Developments » Technology and Telecommunications)

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

Switch Datacenters develops data center cooling system with pPUE of 1.04 (Products and Services » Indoor Air Quality)

Margulies Perruzzi Architects chosen to design Rubin and Rudman’s new Boston office (Contract Awards)

UpKeep Maintenance Management CMMS software startup redesigns Web application (Products and Services » Software)

Hospitals apply advanced data analytics to improve operational performance, finds JLL (Surveys)

Penn State upgrades security with integrated solution from Tyco Security Products (Contract Awards)