FMLink Newsletter — Maintenance and Operations — May 18, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — Maintenance and Operations — May 18, 2017

This Maintenance & Operations newsletter is one of a series of five specialized newsletters, supplementing our weekly general newsletter (sent on Mondays). For each of five weeks you will receive a different specialized newsletter on Thursdays or Fridays, focusing on a different FM-related area. To manage which ones you receive, click on the link below.

This newsletter covers maintenance and operations news from April 13 through May 17, 2017.


Maintenance benchmarking for outsourcers (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Perspectives on outsourcing—Benefits, evolution and approaches (How To » BOMI International)

How are FM consultancy services saying to reduce FM spending? (Surveys and Trends)

Role of data in operational efficiency (Magazines » FMJ)

Seven easy, no-cost actions FMs can do to drive sustainability into the professional cleaning industry (Sustainability » Ashkin Group)

Electrical systems: Don’t get burned (Magazines » FMJ)
What you need to know to keep you electrical systems maintained for your building and your server and network spaces

The cultures of clean (Magazines » ISSA Today)
How you clean can be affected by cultural differences. Learn which solutions can work for all of them.

See why more techs for HVAC services will soon be needed (Surveys and Trends)

Top 10 tips for critical environment management to get the most out of your assets (Products and Services » Publications)

O&M considerations for mechanical design – A Seat for FM at the drawing table (Magazines » FMJ)

How does exposure to asbestos affect the worker’s family? This study found bad news (Surveys and Trends)

The standard of care in floor care (Magazines » ISSA Today)
How to keep slip-and-fall cases out of your facility

Seeing the need for an environmental disinfection robot? Here are the top providers (Surveys and Trends)

Canadian cleaning industry to get boost from ISSA/CSSA merger (Associations and Organizations)

Radical upheaval in the Middle East FM industry — find out what has to change (Surveys and Trends)

When you’re thinking infection control, look down… (Surveys and Trends)


Learn to optimize your HVAC system to save energy with BOMI’s new online course (Products and Services » Webinars, Education and Training)

Man walking on New Pig grippy floor mat

Get a grip on safety and reduce floor maintenance with this grippy floor mat (Carpeting and Flooring » Products and Services)

See how your state’s CRE development and operations add to U.S. economy (Surveys and Trends)

This plug-and-play touch panel can let you upgrade your door entry system but still keep it simple (Products and Services » Security)

CMMS software acquisition gives CBRE new capabilities (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

Can drones check your roof or find heat leaks? You may be surprised at what they can do (Products and Services » Services)

Read these tips to help get your company back to business ASAP after a hurricane (Products and Services » Publications)

Before you buy HVAC coils, look at their performance data on this site (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

Do you need a security platform with advanced authentication and encryption technologies? (Products and Services » Security)

Security cameras with a thermal component could be just what you need, from FLIR (Products and Services » Security)

Think synthetic turf is just for sports? New installation shows its versatility (Contract Awards)

How to tackle aging U.S. infrastructure? See what RICS proposes to manage public assets (Products and Services » Publications)

Floor-care pads you can feel better about throwing away after use (Carpeting and Flooring » Products and Services)

Worried about vandals smashing your LED fixtures? See this maintenance-free solution (Lighting » Products and Services)

Looking for a tool to give customers service request updates? iOffice is using Slack to do that (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Frequent changes in who has access to your buildings? See how Brivo handles this security issue (Contract Awards)

Do city energy benchmarking ordinances work? See NEMA’s conclusion (Surveys and Trends)

Bring your maintenance into the future — efficient data collection and better data analysis (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

See how this UV technology thoroughly disinfects high-touch surfaces (Other » Products and Services)

If you’re trying to get the right chemical dilution and reduce product waste when cleaning, check this new dispenser (Other » Products and Services)

Take a look at this BIFM report to see just how valuable the FM sector is to the U.K. economy (Associations and Organizations)

It’s World FM Day! Join in events near you to celebrate and promote the global FM industry (Associations and Organizations)