FMLink Newsletter — Sustainability — April 20, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — Sustainability — April 20, 2017

This Sustainability 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 sustainability news from March 16 through April 19, 2017.


How will sustainability fare in the Trump era? (Surveys and Trends)

Green cleaning, infection control, scope of service — watch these free ISSA-TV videos (Products and Services » Publications)

Opportunity to keep existing buildings green indefinitely (Sustainability » Leonardo Academy)
A survey analysis on the use of LEED in the college and university marketplace

Harness the Internet of Things (IoT) to improve restroom satisfaction and reduce waste (Magazines » BOMA)

Three views on what Trump’s energy budget means for green initiatives (Associations and Organizations)

Pathway for solar power to achieve 2030 goals (Products and Services » Publications)

Common executive missteps in real estate and workplace strategy (Workplace Strategies » WORKPLACE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS)

How far does the new Canadian Federal Budget go in supporting low-carbon buildings? Hear the CaGBC’s view (Developments » Environment and Sustainability)

World’s ninth longest road tunnel relies on ARCHIBUS to manage complex transalpine operations (Case Studies » ARCHIBUS, Inc.)

Tenant confidential: What they’re not telling you—and why (Magazines » BOMA)
How to achieve better communication between owners and FMs to ensure that the tenant needs are satisfied

Benchmarking for outsource providers (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)
How benchmarking can help bidding for projects and compare one’s clients to others

Ever wonder how to pick the right water-driven pump? Selection tool now available! (Products and Services » Publications)

Are you confident in your data center power management skills? This Eaton guide can help (Products and Services » Publications)

Need help choosing safe products for green buildings? UL Product Lens chemical disclosure program now accepted for LEED credit (Developments » Environment and Sustainability)

Make your business case for a green cleaning program — get this free guide from IFMA (Products and Services » Publications)


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Excel Dryer hand dryers help iconic Brooklyn Bowl achieve a global first (Contract Awards)

Learn how to maximize energy resources and avoid high cost of power outages (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

New guide helps you certify to both Green Star and Living Building Challenge at the same time (Products and Services » Publications)

A path to high-performance buildings, paved by Danfoss and Penn State (Products and Services » Publications)

For a direct replacement of your T5 fluorescent tubes, check these instant-on LEDs from Universal (Products and Services » Lighting)

Reduce your energy costs and improve reliability — check out EDF Renewable Energy (Products and Services » Energy)

Which schools are winning the green awards this year, and what did they do to earn them? (Developments » Industry Awards)

UL launches integrated EHS and sustainability solution (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

See how water quality can impact your bottom line via Ecolab’s Water Risk Monetizer (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

If you are saving water, you are saving energy — Free Webinar series from WaterSense and ENERGY STAR shows you how (Products and Services » Services)

Five trends of distributed natural gas in the age of Trump (Surveys and Trends)

Cleaning industry management and green building standards: Three facilities services companies earn ISSA certifications CIMS and CIMS-GB (Developments » Corporate and Organization)

In the market for a solar photovoltaics system? See who tops the U.S. PV installation market (Surveys and Trends)

Visit the incredible CBRE test building rated Triple LEED Platinum and Energy Star 99 that showcases smart building technology solutions (Developments » Corporate and Organization)

See who might want two green certifications instead of one (Developments » Environment and Sustainability)

ULI Greenprint, Measurabl to use sustainability software to drive sustainable building performance (Developments » Corporate and Organization)

FM and green building professionals in China will be able to upskill with new BREEAM training (Associations and Organizations)

You won’t believe the speeds supercharging has reached (Surveys and Trends)

Have you considered sustainability for your mobile phone fleet? New standards indicate whether or not your models qualify (Developments » Environment and Sustainability)

Magnuson’s stylized waste and recycling containers with a soft close encourage greater use, with easy lift-out for cleaning (Products and Services » Other)