FMLink Newsletter — July 27, 2020


6 tips for return-to-workplace planning (Magazines » FMJ)

COVID-19 e-book

It’s not too late to implement a safe strategy as your building reopens, even if you’ve already started.

As your building reopens, check out ASHRAE’s water system guidelines to help prevent legionellosis (Publications)

Lifting the curtain on fire safety (Magazines » FMJ)
Where to use fire curtains and how to maintain them

Be aware! Survey shows even trained workers experience electrical shock (Surveys and Trends)

Plaza maintenance—Design choices (Magazines » FMJ)
Planning for making maintenance easier and less time consuming is worth the up-front investment

Need new flooring? Find the right contractors, installers, distributors, consultants and manufacturers with this guide (Publications)


Happening this week

Jul 28 : Return to the office: Using data to dispel back-to-workplace anxiety [RICS WEBINAR]

Aug 1 – Aug 3 : APPA 2020 Annual Meeting and Exhibition (educational facilities) [*CANCELED. SEE VIRTUAL EVENT AUG 3.*]

Posted this week

Oct 26 – Oct 27 : CoreNet Global Virtual Summit — North America (corporate real estate) [VIRTUAL]

Dec 9 – Dec 11 : IFMA’s World Workplace 2020: Your Facility Conference and Expo [NEW VENUE, DATES]

Nov 3 – Nov 6 : Interclean Amsterdam 2020 [NOW HYBRID]


See how you can use IoT data for contact tracing and to keep workers safe and buildings sustainable as you reopen (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

BAC Nexus Cooler components

Need a new HVAC cooler? This smart hybrid now offers water disinfecting and meets strict noise and fire codes (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2020: As a longer-term solution to protect workers, these easy-to-disinfect desk partitions come in a multitude of styles (Products and Services » Safety and Health)

Find out how to optimize building performance, lower emissions and reduce energy by combining business and operational data (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

NeoCon: See how this flooring resists scratches, stains, and scuffs — and doesn’t need transition strips to meet carpeting (Carpeting & Flooring » Products and Services)