FMLink Newsletter — Sustainability — May 25, 2017

FMLink Newsletter — Sustainability — May 25, 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 April 20 through May 24, 2017.


Operationalizing resilience in facilities (Sustainability » FEA (Facility Engineering Associates, P.C.))

Seven easy, no-cost actions FMs can do to drive sustainability into the professional cleaning industry (Sustainability » Ashkin Group)

The cultures of clean (Magazines » ISSA Today)
How you clean can be affected by cultural differences. Learn which solutions can work for all of them.

HVAC manufacturers welcome President Trump’s tax reform efforts — see why (Associations and Organizations)

Role of data in operational efficiency (Magazines » FMJ)

Learn how owners and tenants are working together to improve energy efficiency and sustainability ()

See how your city compares to others in reducing energy waste (Surveys and Trends)

Learn how this code can make it easier for your facility to become a high-performance building (Products and Services » Publications)

O&M considerations for mechanical design – A Seat for FM at the drawing table (Magazines » FMJ)

See what Canada’s greenest employers are doing to embed sustainability practices (Developments » Industry Awards)


Learn to optimize your HVAC system to save energy with BOMI’s new online course (Products and Services » Webinars, Education and Training)

Wondering how to fund energy and water efficiency projects? See what DOE set up at no initial cost (Contract Awards)

Do city energy benchmarking ordinances work? See NEMA’s conclusion (Surveys and Trends)

3-button chemical dispenser

If you’re trying to get the right chemical dilution and reduce product waste when cleaning, check this new dispenser (Other » Products and Services)

Floor-care pads you can feel better about throwing away after use (Carpeting and Flooring » Products and Services)

Find out how this facility captures heat through a glass prism and redistributes it (Developments » Environment and Sustainability)

Think carbon neutrality is too high a goal for your college campus? JLL gives tips (Products and Services » Publications)

Think energy storage is just for utility companies or renewable energy projects? Here is the latest (Surveys and Trends)

Check out this unexpected way a facility can help fight air pollution indoors or out (Environment and Sustainability » Products and Services)

Is sustainable design finally taking building performance into account? (Developments » Environment and Sustainability)

Make your rooftop units more efficient — See how much these companies are saving (Developments » Industry Awards)

Improve your private sewage disposal safety and efficiency (Products and Services » Publications)

See how green walls can perk up a 1980s Philadelphia headquarters (Contract Awards)

Now you can get a green roof through your roofing contractor (Environment and Sustainability » Products and Services)

Can you personalize comfort and save energy at the same time? LG thinks so (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)