FMLink Newsletter — May 1, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — May 1, 2017


Maintenance benchmarking for outsourcers (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Is it just furniture? When does it lead to something more meaningful? (Case Studies » Haworth)
See how an interior space can open your corporate culture and go beyond just the furniture. Find out what a large insurance brokerage has to say.

Seismic shifts are coming in the future of work — Use JLL’s roadmap to navigate (Surveys and Trends)

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

How significant is the coworking trend, and how will it affect your workspace? (Surveys and Trends)

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

Don’t wait until after the hurricane strikes — here’s what the experts say to do in advance (Associations and Organizations)

Companies are expecting intelligent buildings to do more than ever. Is that shifting the landscape? (Surveys and Trends)

Test your knowledge of HVAC chiller types with this Technavio report (Surveys and Trends)

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


Happening this week

May 1 – May 3 : RICS Summit of the Americas: CHI2017 (property, construction, land)

May 3 – May 4 : FM Summit 2017

May 3 – May 5 : HD Expo 2016 (hospitality design)

Posted this week

Aug 15 – Aug 18 : ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry

Aug 6 – Aug 9 : ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition (healthcare FM/engineering)

Jul 21 – Jul 23 : APPA/PCAPPA/BayAPPA 2017: Annual Conference and Exhibition (educational facilities)


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

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“Food to go to work for”—ISS acquisition will bring fresh food to more corporate lunch tables (Developments » Corporate and Organization)

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

For that crucial real-time look at energy consumption, see the latest from Acuity Brands (Products and Services » Energy)

Make sure you know how timber-based fire doors should be installed and maintained (Products and Services » Publications)

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

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

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

If you wonder how to protect data from being viewed through glass walls, see this Designtex innovation (Products and Services » Other)

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

See how green walls can perk up a 1980s Philadelphia headquarters (Contract Awards)

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

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

Check out this unexpected way a facility can help fight air pollution indoors or out (Products and Services » Environment and Sustainability)

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

Mixing workplace traffic and pedestrians brings risks. Learn how to do it more safely from BSI. (Surveys and Trends)