FMLink Newsletter — March 11, 2019


The next facility manager (Workplace Strategies » Workplace Evolutionaries)
It’s become dangerous and reckless to stick with the status quo

Survey finds Americans choose hand washing over hand sanitizers to avoid the flu, but may skip washing if sinks are dirty or lack supplies (Surveys and Trends)

Make sure your next furniture purchase conforms to this revised BIFMA standard for safety, performance and materials (Products and Services » Publications)

5 campus trends to watch in 2019 as funding gaps widen — and how FMs can help (Surveys and Trends)


Happening this week

Mar 12 – Mar 14 : CoreNet Global Summit — Asia Pacific (APAC) 2019 — Hong Kong (corporate real estate)

Mar 12 – Mar 13 : LEDucation 2019 (solid-state lighting)

Posted this week

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

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

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


If you’re wondering how telecom and cabling fit in to a smart building, check out this new partnership’s resources (Associations and Organizations)

Nora rubber flooring from Interface now will reduce your emissions impact by being carbon-neutral (Carpeting & Flooring » Products and Services)

London skyline

See how integrated FM services from ISS will improve the workplace experience for clients and their guests in Europe and Asia (Contract Awards)

Here’s the trend-setting way CBRE is meeting the need for flexible office space in a Class A tower — an on-site “plug-and-play” coworking space (Products and Services » Services)

Want to replace 4-foot fluorescent lights? These EarthTronics LED Wrap Fixtures feature advanced controls — with a 50,000-hour performance life (Lighting » Products and Services)

Reliable power is critical for your operations — see how Caterpillar’s diesel generator sets are helping this hospital system expand (Contract Awards)