FMLink Newsletter — July 9, 2018


Staff development and training (How To » BOMI International)
What you need to know to bridge the gap between employee education / experience and changing job requirements

How do your office occupancy costs compare with the world’s most expensive? Guess the biggest movers up and down (Surveys and Trends)

Figure out how effective a lighting control method will be, from this new NEMA framework (Products and Services » Publications)

Switching buildings to electric heating from fossil fuels can create “massive” carbon and cost reductions, finds the Rocky Mountain Institute (Surveys and Trends)


Happening this week

Jul 12 : WORKTECH18 Los Angeles (facilities, real estate, technology)

Posted this week

Oct 2 – Oct 5 : AASHE Conference and Expo 2018 (campus sustainability)

Oct 29 : Hungarian Facility Management Conference and Exhibition (HFMC)

Sep 18 – Sep 19 : AIVC; TightVent Europe; venticool (ventilation)


ISS worker cleaning around school computers

Two large hospitals, a national soccer complex and 214 public schools — see the integrated FM services ISS is providing to facilities in three countries (Contract Awards)

Need to find out when your spaces are being used? Check out Honeywell’s new smart, data-driven technology (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

NeoCon 2018: Take a look at Mohawk Group’s Gold-winning sustainable high-performance carpet fiber, and a new virtual flooring experience (Carpeting & Flooring » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2018: Gold-winning healthcare rocker and the option of mobility for collaborative areas — see Spec’s new chairs and tables (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

If you use MasterSpec for a project, this new partnership will make it easier to find green building products (Products and Services » Publications)

NeoCon 2018: “Alexa, raise my desk!” Check out Loctek’s Alexa-powered height-adjustable desk and exercise bike/desk combo (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

Windows that not only block solar heat but convert light into power! Watch for this solar glass to come to market (Building Products » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2018: See how you can access documentation, assign tasks and capture photos with this project management app (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Looking for an accurate dispenser for concentrated kitchen-cleaning chemicals? See what Hydro Systems is offering (Cleaning Equipment & Supplies » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2018: If you need low-maintenance, no-polish flooring, take a look at Armstrong’s latest (Carpeting & Flooring » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2018: See how this collection of modular seating, tables, desks and screens works for both teams and individual work (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

A quick, secure way to keep track of employee attendance — check out this workforce management software’s addition of face recognition technology (Products and Services » Software & Technology)