FMLink Newsletter — Software — July 6, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — Software — July 6, 2017

This Software & Technology newsletter is one of a series of five specialized newsletters, supplementing our weekly general newsletter (sent on Mondays). For each of five weeks you will receive a different specialized newsletter on Thursdays or Fridays, focusing on a different FM-related area. To manage which ones you receive, click on the link below.

This newsletter covers software and technology news from June 1 through July 5, 2017.


Benchmarking maintenance best practices to reduce your operating costs (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Benchmarking for high-performance investments (How To » BOMI International)

Look what Target, Staples and 11 others did with interior lighting upgrades to slash energy use (Developments » Industry Awards)

How are new building technologies affecting energy efficiency? (Surveys and Trends)

How many FMs want to use intelligent analytics for predictive maintenance, and what is holding some of them back? (Surveys and Trends)

Supercharge your sustainability efforts: Using technology to drive the industry forward (Magazines » BOMA)
Harnessing the power of technology to create a greener future

A human-free construction site? Get a peek into Balfour Beatty’s vision of a digital future for the infrastructure industry (Surveys and Trends)

How do IoT-enabled solutions impact how you operate your buildings? What can you do that you couldn’t do before? (Surveys and Trends)

Get up-to-speed on lighting controls and realistic strategies with this free report (Surveys and Trends)

Guess what type of commercial lighting is so efficient it is slowing down the market (Surveys and Trends)

What do factories of the future need to do to accommodate IoT with minimal disruption? (Surveys and Trends)


Screenshot of Zen HQ energy optimization software

Learn how you can chop energy costs by combining smart thermostats with intelligent energy management (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Add a card in less than a minute with the new keypad on Abloy’s stand-alone smart access control escutcheon (Products and Services » Security)

Know where to go and what to do when there’s a maintenance or security incident; this software will help you (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

See how Bowie State’s new smart glass adjusts to save energy, help improve academic performance (Contract Awards)

See which turnstiles and gates were picked for integrated access control for Mexico’s tallest building (Contract Awards)

Use this software to warn you when one of your HVAC unit components is underperforming (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Get real-time diagnostics and service alerts from this IoT-enabled coffee machine (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Energy-efficient replacement LEDs with IoT connection capabilities — check out Orion’s new products (Lighting » Products and Services)

Neocon 2017: A task light that stays stable in multiple positions and a monitor arm base to charge your devices are just two of Humanscale’s people- and eco-friendly intros (Lighting » Products and Services)

Learn what’s new with LED technology — it now mimics sunlight, integrates with building controls and more (Lighting » Products and Services)

Now you can troubleshoot and configure these heat pumps from any connected device (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

NeoCon 2017: If you’re looking for connected furniture to help you find a way to optimize space usage, check out Herman Miller’s cloud-based digital platform furniture (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

See how an agile workspace provider is using this IoT platform to cut costs, help workers find a good space (Contract Awards)

Take the guesswork out of code compliance and efficiency with Eaton’s new dimmers (Lighting » Products and Services)