FMLink Newsletter — March 5, 2018

FMLink Newsletter — March 5, 2018


SPECIAL REPORT: Active shooters — Facility preparation and training recommendations for FMs (Associations and Organizations)
A special report from FMLink to reduce mass shooting incidents and minimize their tragic losses

Benchmarking security staff for service providers (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

With technology changing how buildings are managed, what should FMs do? (Products and Services » Publications)

See how a clogged toilet can affect the perception of a business (Surveys and Trends)

Incubating sustainability initiatives with strategy (Sustainability » FEA (Facility Engineering Associates, P.C.))
Sustainability initiatives take root in strategic environments. 

How do FMs demonstrate competence to operate and maintain modern building systems? CIBSE shares some guidance (Products and Services » Publications)


Happening this week

Mar 6 – Mar 8 : Ecobuild

Mar 6 – Mar 7 : Facilities Management Ireland (FM Ireland) 2018

Mar 8 – Mar 9 : BuildingEnergy Boston 2018

Posted this week

May 1 : ThinkFM Conference 2018

Apr 5 : WORKTECH18 Tokyo


Want to learn about today’s more efficient HVAC systems? Take a look at ASHRAE’s new courses (Products and Services » Webinars, Education and Training)

Find out how contact centers will be impacted by blockchain, robotics and vacant mall space (Surveys and Trends)

If you’ve been waiting for an easier way to access ASHRAE Standard 90.1 resources to help meet your energy performance goals, your wait is over (Products and Services » Publications)

Identify potential energy and cost savings through electric motor upgrades with Regal’s free calculator app (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

A piston with red headphones, connected to a copper water pipe

Silence the “water hammer” in your pipes that is disturbing workers and potentially harming your plumbing system, with Oatey’s new Quiet Pipes (Building Products » Products and Services)

Whether you need sit-stand surfaces, desks with storage, or reconfigurable tables, HON’s new furniture collections can suit a variety of workstyles and spaces (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

Check out how this new distributed antenna system can save you energy, space and time for in-building wireless (Electronic Communications, A/V » Products and Services)

Learn how to use hazard risk assessment tools and a new global standard to keep your workplace safer, in ASSE’s two new courses (Products and Services » Webinars, Education and Training)

Be prepared for spring landscaping with these high-efficiency cordless mowers from DEWALT (Other » Products and Services)

Are you looking for a contractor to provide sustainable facilities services? See who Stanford U. turned to (Contract Awards)