FMLink Newsletter — March 13, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — March 13, 2017


Project planning (How To » BOMI International)

BSI updates standard for installing energy efficiency measures in existing buildings (Products and Services » Publications)

A sense of community in the workplace fosters productivity, finds CoreNet Global (Products and Services » Publications)

Technologies & the future of floor care (Magazines » ISSA Today)
The use of robotics, telemetrics and maintenance-free batteries in floor care

Trane, Carrier top vendors of HVAC systems, finds Navigant (Surveys and Trends)

IFMA, GEFMA launch 2nd edition of the FM’s guide to IT (Products and Services » Publications)

Cyberattacks, data breaches remain top business continuity concerns for 2017, finds BSI/BCI report (Surveys and Trends)

BIFMA safety/performance standard for general-purpose office chairs approved (Products and Services » Publications)

Technology to achieve zero net energy available for most buildings, but challenges remain, finds Navigant (Surveys and Trends)

ISSA-TV videos cover building a campus green cleaning program; networking (Products and Services » Publications)


Happening this week

Mar 13 – Mar 16 : BIG Show (Builders International Gathering)

Mar 14 – Mar 16 : Cleaning Show

Mar 14 – Mar 18 : ISH 2017 (restroom design, energy efficiency, renewable energy)

Mar 14 – Mar 17 : MIPIM (property)

Posted this week

May 15 – May 19 : Green Sky Thinking 2017

Apr 27 – Apr 28 : Research Facilities 2017

Apr 24 – Apr 25 : College and University Science and Engineering Facilities 2017


DIRTT prototype sustainably transforms systems into foldable walls (Products and Services » Building Products)

DataSox air-dispersion fabric duct

DuctSox intros air-dispersion/spot-cooling fabric duct for data centers (Products and Services » Indoor Air Quality)

ISS wins facility services contracts in Singapore, Denmark (Contract Awards)

Bobrick intros quiet, fast, ADA-compliant and splash-resistant recessed hand dryer (Products and Services » Other)

CBRE finds record data center colocation activity across Europe (Surveys and Trends)

Steelcase, Microsoft develop technology-enabled spaces to boost creative work (Developments » Corporate and Organization)

BOMA China to translate NIBS National BIM Guide for Owners (Products and Services » Publications)

Madison Electric Products fixture box cuts its own hole (Products and Services » Energy)

Healthcare sector to boost demand for global industrial cleaning market through 2021, finds Technavio (Surveys and Trends)

Tech-enabled contact centers set to boom, finds JLL (Surveys and Trends)

3M intros innovations, personalization with new protective eyewear series (Products and Services » Safety and Health)

KONE connected services to transform elevator maintenance (Products and Services » Services)

Nora Lighting center basket LED troffers offer lower energy costs, built-in earthquake clips (Products and Services » Publications)

Innovative use of renewable energy can boost smaller data center sustainability, advises Green Grid (Associations and Organizations)

Boss Design task chair aims to revolutionize office seating with new type of movement (Products and Services » Furniture)

Kimball Office intros USB charger, wireless charging surface (Products and Services » Energy)