FMLink Newsletter — Sustainability — July 23, 2020

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 June 25 through July 22, 2020.


What special reopening considerations must be made for HVAC systems? See what ASHRAE says (Publications)

Outsourcing cleaning services (How To » BOMI International)

As your building reopens, check out ASHRAE’s water system guidelines to help prevent legionellosis (Publications)

How are remote office workers faring, and what will the new normal look like? See Cushman & Wakefield’s global survey (Surveys and Trends)

Rebuilding better: A greener approach to tenant build-outs (Magazines » BOMA)
See how “green” build-outs will improve the bottom line

Safer disinfection guidelines for coronavirus, from Green Seal (Products and Services » Publications)

Investing in your building through environmental, social and governance (Magazines » BOMA)
Implications of ESG for the day-to-day activities of the property manager.

Wondering which best practices will help you meet renewable energy requirements? See FEMP’s online guide (Products and Services » Publications)


Envirco IsoClean portable HEPA air filtration system

If you need to minimize transmission of COVID-19, see Envirco’s portable HEPA filtration system (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

See how you can use IoT data for contact tracing and to keep workers safe and buildings sustainable as you reopen (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

For diagnostics to help you maintain the right level of utilities as your facilities gradually reopen, check out this software (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

If you’re looking for a smart but affordable thermostat, this one offers minimal setup, and control from a distance (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

To reduce your security system costs by over 5X, with 98%+ accuracy — plus manage social distancing — check out this LiDAR integration (Products and Services » Security)