FMLink Newsletter — Sustainability — November 1, 2018

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 September 27 through October 31, 2018.


Insights to optimize WELL Building (Magazines » FMJ)
What you can do for employee health and comfort in your building

For a net-zero energy approach that makes financial sense with your building portfolio, see this best practices guide (Products and Services » Publications)

Which workspace factors are key to keeping employees happy and engaged? See what this industry study found (Surveys and Trends)

4 ways cleaning personnel can contribute to organizational sustainability (Sustainability » Ashkin Group)

Buildings can save more energy through efficiency — and more cheaply — than most people think, finds this report (Surveys and Trends)

Projects using building energy management systems (BEMS) for integrated control are catching up to current efficiency favorite, LED lighting, finds this UK report (Surveys and Trends)

LEAN clean, productive machine—How productivity hacks are changing cleaning routines (Magazines » FMJ)

Where does your state rank on energy efficiency? See ACEEE’s 2018 Scorecard (Surveys and Trends)

From electronics recycling to waste diversion — find out which campuses are leading the way in sustainability initiatives (Developments » Industry Awards)


Herman Miller commits to using 100% renewable energy in its Spring Lake manufacturing plants (Developments » Energy Management)

Is your state considering a clean energy law? See what California — now the world’s fifth-largest economy — just passed (Regulations and Government)

Find out how you can reduce risks and determine replacement costs/priorities with this GIS solution for utilities and facilities infrastructure (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

If you would like to integrate your smart building data and analytics into one platform, this Delos/EDGE collaboration may be for you (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

HVAC control diagram

Which companies are leading the way in HVAC innovations? Check out the AHR Expo awards for 2019 (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

Keep the water in your bottle fillers clean — OASIS machines tell you when it’s time to change the filter (Products and Services » Safety and Health)

When is the ideal time to start your equipment to minimize energy consumption? Aquicore uses machine learning to tell you (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Want to make sure your parking garage is just as sustainable as the rest of your facilities? Learn what Canada’s certified facilities are doing (Developments » Environment and Sustainability)