FMLink Newsletter — January 29, 2018

FMLink Newsletter — January 29, 2018


Integrated prefab construction meets tight budget and schedule on renovation (Case Studies » DIRTT)
Existing, old building turns into totally different type of facility, complete with integrating the latest technology

Watch out if your city’s on this list — Orkin’s Top 50 Bed Bug Cities (Surveys and Trends)

Varidesk bannerFind out how a strong tech presence is affecting office leasing and vacancy in these 87 US office markets (Surveys and Trends)

The crucial roles for facilities management teams in green building (Sustainability » Linnean Solutions)
Learn more about how FMs can go about conserving natural resources such as energy and water in a very doable way

Deep learning, AI, privacy protection, drones — find out how these and other tech trends will impact video surveillance in 2018 (Surveys and Trends)

See what needs to be done up-front to achieve high-performance buildings, according to NIBS (Products and Services » Publications)

How will these 7 trends affect the way healthcare facilities are designed and operated? (Surveys and Trends)


Happening this week

Jan 30 – Feb 1 : Building Services Qatar

Posted this week

Apr 19 : World Workplace Forum Middle East 2018 Conference and Expo

Aug 21 – Aug 23 : Better Buildings Summit / Energy Exchange 2018

May 16 : World FM Day 2018


Learn how construction project teams can collaborate effectively and make data-driven decisions with insights from Dodge’s cloud-based software (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Aggressive-looking black-and-green riding mower with green eyes and cloud above

If you’re looking for a tough, professional-grade lawn mower at a value, check out BOB-CAT’s new zero-turn mower (Other » Products and Services)

See what it takes to win a high-performance award for your building — this year’s winners include a double-skin building façade with integrated shading and office building renovations (Developments » Industry Awards)

Find out how much scale deposits are costing you in lost HVAC efficiency, with these free calculators (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

Improve your building’s IAQ — check out these movable and built-in green walls (Environment and Sustainability » Products and Services)

If you want to make restroom cleaning easier and reduce the risk of breakage or injury, see what’s behind these back-lit mirrors (Other » Products and Services)

Learn how FMs can save time by giving occupants this app to locate others, reserve a room, request FM services and more (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Thinking of replacing your old chiller to save space and energy? Check out Trane’s new water-cooled chillers for tight spaces (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

If you’re looking for integrated, cost-effective mobile access control, check out this software/wireless lock combination (Products and Services » Security)