FMLink Newsletter — June 17, 2019


Preparing for the effects of climate change (Magazines » BOMA)
Reducing the risks associated with extreme weather events

datacolor bannerBuilding the business case for green (Magazines » BOMA)
And don’t forget the soft solutions, such as client engagement and satisfaction

Wondering if energy efficiency and renewable energy investments are worth it? This new report shows more and more companies think so (Surveys and Trends)

Best of NeoCon 2019 winners announced! OFS Obeya tops the list of this year’s best commercial interiors products (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)


Happening this week

Jun 17 – Jun 20 : NACFM 2019 Annual Conference (worship facilities)

Jun 17 – Jun 20 : NFPA Conference and Expo (fire and life safety)

Jun 18 – Jun 20 : Facilities Show 2019

Jun 18 – Jun 19 : Greenbuild Mexico; SUMe Sustentabilidad para México A.C.

Jun 18 – Jun 20 : Industrial Energy Technology Conference (IETC 2019)

Posted this week

Oct 1 – Oct 2 : ABRAFAC 2019 Congress and Expo (FM)

Apr 20 – Apr 22 : Connex 2020 (multi-site FM; formerly PRSM)


Teknion Bene Box

NeoCon 2019: To keep up with today’s evolving workplace, Teknion’s award-winning modular wood blocks reconfigure quickly (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2019: Carpet or vinyl? Now you can alternate both, with these complementary carbon-neutral tiles from Interface (Carpeting & Flooring » Products and Services)

If you want to improve your in-building wireless coverage, take a look at Commscope’s connectivity solutions (Electronic Communications, A/V » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2019: See how OFS’s Best of Competition framework uses the natural beauty of wood to create welcoming spaces for privacy and collaboration (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

If you’re looking for a paging horn with better voice clarity and volume control, check out this new weather-resistant one from Viking Electronics (Electronic Communications, A/V » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2019: Want to use natural daylight but getting too much glare and heat gain? These manual and motorized shades from Draper and Mermet may be the answer (Other » Products and Services)

You can avoid the hassle of lost or forgotten keys with this new mechanical lock for equipment or personal lockers (Products and Services » Security)

Want to use predictive analytics to ID maintenance issues before they happen? See what Honeywell’s software can do (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Boost the safety of your lone/remote workers with this man-down detection device (Products and Services » Safety and Health)

Need a slim glass wall that adjusts its height to your building’s irregular floors? Check out DIRTT’s latest modular components (Building Products » Products and Services)

Do you need to reduce energy from your lighting sources? Sylvania announces lighting for high-bay applications, office LED downlight replacements and fluorescent retrofits (Lighting » Products and Services)