FMLink Newsletter — October 2, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — October 2, 2017


Employee productivity: Global survey shows how the office environment affects workplace performance (Surveys and Trends)

Using security best practices to improve safety while reducing costs (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Three core strategies for a successful work environment (Products and Services » Publications)

Read this report for guidance in procuring janitorial services (Surveys and Trends)

Saving energy: What role will IoT integration play as smart windows evolve? (Surveys and Trends)


Happening this week

Oct 2 – Oct 8 : WorldGBC Members’ Day and Annual General Meeting; India Green Building Congress 2017

Oct 3 : PRSM Canada West (retail facilities maintenance)

Oct 4 – Oct 6 : EXPO REAL 2017

Oct 4 – Oct 6 : International Facility Management Expo (iFaME 2017)

Posted this week

Feb 18 – Feb 21 : IAOP Outsourcing World Summit (OWS18)

Feb 14 – Feb 15 : BUILDEX Vancouver

Feb 6 : Workplace Futures 2018 (FM)


A group of people consulting

Is a strict contract keeping your facility services provider from innovating as your needs change? Find out how ISS and Accenture are keeping it flexible (Contract Awards)

A new accredited program offers your private security professionals online training (Products and Services » Webinars, Education and Training)

See how Microsoft enables Steelcase to use sensors to deliver advanced analytics to optimize workspaces (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Unsure if your industrial cutting machines are safe to use after Hurricane Irma? Multicam is offering free machine evaluations to Florida customers (Products and Services » Services)

If you have inaccessible high areas to clean, watch for this popular European cleaning technology’s U.S. debut this fall (Other » Products and Services)

If you need to cover a hurricane-damaged roof or protect new construction, check out this temporary roof membrane (Building Products » Products and Services)

For more efficient security, see how this surveillance system “learns” to i.d. people and filter out false alarms (Products and Services » Security)

Learn about this new accreditation and training that recognize the use of digital technology in today’s building services (Associations and Organizations)

Find out how to keep the “locker room smell” and harmful bacteria at bay with odor-reducing tips from Cintas (Developments » Products and Services » Safety and Health)

Detect problems before they cause serious damage — FLIR intros thermal cameras for handheld troubleshooting; thermal sensors for drone cameras; thermal perimeter security cameras (Products and Services » Security)

In case of fire — see how these fire resistive door and window frames help block flames, heat and gases (Building Products » Products and Services)