FMLink Newsletter — May 7, 2018

FMLink Newsletter — May 7, 2018


Benchmarking utility costs for service providers – Part 2 (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)
Using best practices to drive utility costs downward

How to prepare for and respond to active shooters: NFPA 3000 standard fast-tracked (Products and Services » Publications)

3 ways technology is reshaping commercial real estate interaction — Will there be a Yelp-like app for buildings? (Surveys and Trends)

Look which cities are setting the pace as green building certifications take off worldwide (Surveys and Trends)

Interested in using wireless technologies for electrical-based life-safety applications? Read this NEMA paper first (Products and Services » Publications)

Want a way to demonstrate that your FM management systems are effective? This new ISO standard may help (Products and Services » Publications)

How to reduce noise from your fitness center or gym — this white paper lays out your options (Products and Services » Publications)


Happening this week

May 8 – May 9 : Buildings New York (BuildingsNY) 2018 (building owners, managers)

May 9 – May 11 : Medical Office Buildings (MOB) + Healthcare Real Estate Conference 2018

May 10 : Integrate 2018 FM Conference

Posted this week

Jun 27 : WORKTECH18 Munich

Aug 21 – Aug 24 : National Ergonomics Conference and ErgoExpo

Sep 26 – Sep 28 : PRSM Mid-Year Conference (retail, multisite facilities maintenance)

Jun 27 – Jul 1 : ASHRAE 2020 Annual Conference


If you’ve been experiencing data center power and performance issues, see what IoT-powered analytics can do to help (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Toilet auger

When you need to quickly clear tough blockages in toilets and urinals, check out these new toilet augers with power option (Products and Services » Restroom Equipment and Supplies)

Do your entrance mats bunch, slide and create tripping hazards? Check out this self-sticking, clean-in-place mat (Carpeting & Flooring » Products and Services)

See how this cost-effective rotary hammer shroud keeps dust contained, without a vacuum (Products and Services » Safety and Health)

Find out how this ANSI-approved coping system can help protect your roof from wind and water, without needing caulks or sealants (Building Products » Products and Services)

Now you can proactively assess and prioritize remediation of combustible façade fire risks in high-rise buildings, with this online NFPA tool (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Need security cameras that work in complete darkness? These new infrared (IR)-enabled cameras from Axis allow discreet 24/7 surveillance, without adding lighting costs (Products and Services » Security)