FMLink Newsletter — March 19, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — March 19, 2017


Project planning (How To » BOMI International)

PRSM identifies top challenges for recruiting, retaining FM employees (Surveys and Trends)

IFMA FF logoRegScan releases compliance checklists for offices and data centers (Products and Services » Software)

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

BSI revises environmental management systems guide to help reduce environmental impact of growth (Products and Services » Publications)

Power over Ethernet lighting increases energy efficiency, finds Navigant Research (Surveys and Trends)

ACGIH releases 2017 editions of TLVs and BEIs book, Guide to Occupational Exposure Values (Products and Services » Publications)

Greater transparency, collaboration needed to improve data center sustainability, finds Greenpeace (Surveys and Trends)

Pelco launches Security Insights Web site with industry resources (Products and Services » Publications)

ACEEE: Energy efficiency spending for multifamily buildings triples (Surveys and Trends)
Utility-sector energy efficiency programs that serve older, inefficient multifamily buildings have nearly tripled their spending in the last four years


Happening this week

Mar 21 – Mar 22 : BUILDEX Edmonton

Mar 21 – Mar 22 : Buildings New York (BuildingsNY) (building owners, managers)

Mar 21 – Mar 23 : CoreNet Global Asia Pacific Summit 2017 – Shanghai

Mar 21 – Mar 23 : Facilities Management 2017

Mar 22 – Mar 23 : Globalcon Conference & Expo

Posted this week

Jun 8 : ThinkFM Conference 2017

May 15 – May 17 : Better Buildings Summit 2017

May 30 – Jun 1 : IFMA’s World Workplace Europe 2017

May 15 – May 19 : World FM Day/Week 2017


NSF 342 for wallcoverings accepted as LEED v4 Pilot Credit (Developments » Environment and Sustainability)

Edge Gateway 3000 Series

Dell Edge Gateway for small spaces to accelerate IoT adoption (Products and Services » Electronic Communications, A/V)

AAMA releases selection and application guide for plastic-glazed skylights, sloped glazing (Products and Services » Publications)

J+J Flooring Group reveals senior living design trends for 2017 (Surveys and Trends)

LeasePilot, MRI Software partner to help commercial landlords close leases faster at fraction of cost (Products and Services » Software)

EPA, GSA recognize BIFMA furniture sustainability standards (Developments » Environment and Sustainability)

WXY mixed-use development with jobs, training, affordable homes to transform Bronx neighborhood (Contract Awards)

New Fitwel wellness-focused building certification gains traction (Associations and Organizations)

New Bona Commercial System can extend life of hardwood floors (Products and Services » Carpeting and Flooring)

FST Biometrics, Genetec partner for integrated access control (Products and Services » Security)

BREEAM Awards 2017 recognize sustainable buildings (Developments » Environment and Sustainability)

iOffice space management software offers real-time management of the digital workplace (Products and Services » Software)

Great Eastern Energy launches Ener-G Tracker tool (Products and Services » Software)

Eaton announces 2017 accredited classes on lighting, lighting controls (Products and Services » Services)

Modular Building Institute whitepaper: Saving Time with Modular Bathroom Pods (Products and Services » Publications)

UL launches integrated EHS and sustainability solution (Products and Services » Software)