FMLink Newsletter — October 16, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — October 16, 2017


Verdantix’s research can help you determine the best IWMS software choices for your facilities (Surveys and Trends)

6 factors to leverage knowledge worker productivity (Magazines » FMJ)
How can workers who depend on information be as productive as possible, and what role can the physical environment play in this?

How to make workplace change easier: Take the human factor into account when making office moves (Magazines » FMJ)

From maintenance to management: A case study in facility transformation (Magazines » FMJ)

Cintas offers tips to keep floors clean, safe — maintain a good corporate image, even after a storm (Carpeting and Flooring; Floor-care Equipment » Products and Services)

Can water be used to help keep HVAC costs down? See how chilled beams have had success in Europe (Surveys and Trends)

Find out what draws companies to data center colocation services, and what keeps them away (Surveys and Trends)

Find out why commercial metal roofing is increasingly in demand (Surveys and Trends)

New program to work with LEED gets you toward goal of zero waste (Associations and Organizations)


Happening this week

Oct 18 – Oct 20 : IFMA’s World Workplace 2017: Your Facility Conference and Expo

Oct 18 – Oct 20 : ISSA/INTERCLEAN Istanbul (cleaning)

Oct 19 : PRSM Canada East (retail facilities maintenance)

Posted this week

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

Mar 12 – Mar 15 : Data Center World Global 2018

Feb 19 – Feb 21 : ISSA/INTERCLEAN Latin America


LED Floodlights

If you need to improve your facility’s exterior lighting and security, take a look at these easy-to-install, low-maintenance floodlights (Lighting » Products and Services)

This company uses dumpster sensors to make sure your waste services meet your actual needs (Products and Services » Services)

You can make every place a meeting space with this Microsoft Azure-powered tabletop conferencing system (Electronic Communications, A/V » Products and Services)

Transform almost any surface into a dry-erase board with this high-performance paint from Benjamin Moore (Building Products » Products and Services)

Read this Transwestern report to see how security has evolved to protect human and intellectual capital in today’s buildings (Surveys and Trends)

CBRE acquires Heery to expand its project management services (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

How can you make sure your prefab and modular data centers are as reliable as your larger ones? (Associations and Organizations)

Rexnord acquires World Dryer, adding eco-friendly hand dryers to its water-efficient plumbing products (Corporate and Organization » Developments)

If you need to replace your sports flooring, this company just verified its products are eco-friendly (Carpeting and Flooring; Floor-care Equipment » Products and Services)