FMLink Newsletter — Sustainability — September 12, 2019

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 August 8 through September 11, 2019.


Sustainable, resilient facilities: Part 3, Planning for your future needs (Sustainability » FEA (Facility Engineering Associates, P.C.))

Read the latest about on-site and utility-provided wind energy — including costs — in these DOE reports (Surveys and Trends)

Look for this new fan energy index in the 2019 ASHRAE/IES 90.1 energy standard to help you choose the right size fans (Products and Services » Publications)

ACEEE’s Top 10 US cities for clean energy progress — how does your city rank? (Surveys and Trends)

Find out how the ability to analyze construction data is improving project outcomes like budget, productivity and profitability (Surveys and Trends)


Chicago raises the bar with energy rating labels for buildings — will your city follow suit? (Regulations and Government)

See how ABM is using Energy Performance Contracting to update these counties’ facilities with little budget impact (Contract Awards)

Bloom Energy AlwaysON Microgrid graphic

Be prepared for power outages caused by extreme weather events — check out Bloom Energy’s simplified microgrid with attractive financing (Energy » Products and Services)

Need to reduce noise in your facilities? Sound Seal’s wall and ceiling acoustical panels offer eco-friendly, cost-effective options (Building Products » Products and Services)

How do your energy and water initiatives compare to those of federal agencies? (Surveys and Trends)

Need precision cooling for business-critical areas? Danfoss’s energy-saving inverter scroll compressor promises enhanced seasonal efficiency (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

See how Cascadia’s roof clips and window walls can improve thermal performance (Building Products » Products and Services)