FMLink Newsletter — July 24, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — July 24, 2017


Is your facility prepared for an active assailant? Watch for this upcoming ASIS standard for guidance (Developments » Security Issues)

See how your workplace can impact employee productivity — and the role played by happiness (Surveys and Trends)

Lack of compliance, enforcement, education — learn which systemic issues NFPA says led to deaths in Grenfell Tower and other recent fires (Products and Services » Publications)

Find out this year’s “greenest” cities from CBRE. Are benchmarking ordinances giving them a boost? (Surveys and Trends)

Tenant Sustainability Guides – A virtually no-cost way to reduce your building’s environmental impact (Sustainability » Leonardo Academy)

Another acquisition in the facility services industry — see who is enhancing their services in the commercial and education sectors (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

Is your company collecting data and planning for the new lease accounting standards? All business units will need to collaborate. (Surveys and Trends)

Ready to reduce energy but not sure how? New ISO standards aim to bolster energy performance of buildings around the world (Regulations and Government)

Moving towards global consistency in the FM arena — ISO publishes third FM standard since April (Products and Services » Publications)


Happening this week

Jul 27 : RICS BIM Conference 2017

Posted this week

Oct 30 – Nov 3 : CTBUH 2017 International Conference (tall buildings)

Oct 4 – Oct 6 : EXPO REAL 2017


Find out why new MasterFormat spec section recognizes DIRTT’s innovative prefab interior construction as a process, not a product (Building Products » Developments » Products and Services)

See what may beat out mops and wet-vacs to clean up spills, leaks and flooding (Carpeting and Flooring; Floor-care Equipment » Products and Services)

Find out what type of integrated services Sodexo will provide for 900+ government properties across the U.K. (Contract Awards)

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NeoCon 2017: Do your office’s employees need to “get away?” Inscape offers a Gold-winning privacy pod to escape for focus or collaboration (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2017: If you want your luxury vinyl tiles to work together with carpet tiles and with a glue-free installation, see what Interface has developed (Carpeting and Flooring; Floor-care Equipment » Products and Services)

Neocon 2017: Need to get an office up and running fast? See which benching system is easy to order, delivers quickly, and takes minutes to install (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

Feel like you’re constantly filling and fixing soap dispensers? Look how to cut down maintenance time, and do it with style (Other » Products and Services)

Give your open-plan office more flexible configurations and functionality with Kimball Office’s new panel system (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

Get real-time visual awareness of your building — See how IoT-based visual mapping interface can show you what will happen in your building before it occurs (Contract Awards)