FMLink Newsletter — August 10, 2020


What are CRE executives’ current thoughts about hybrid work and the physical office? (Surveys and Trends)

Infectious disease outbreaks—Identifying risks and analyzing how viruses spread (Magazines » ISSA Today)
How viruses are released, how they spread, and what we can do to protect our workspace

COVID-19 e-book

It’s not too late to implement a safe strategy as your building reopens, even if you’ve already started.

Removing gray areas—Effective contractor training is the key to infection prevention (Magazines » ISSA Today)
Critical elements are cleaning protocols, clear instructions, inspections, and quality control

Wondering which HVAC system or equipment to use? ASHRAE’s 2020 handbook describes your options (Publications)

Smart cleaning technology: How cutting-edge innovation impacts your company or facility (Magazines » ISSA Today)
Cutting-edge innovation in the cleaning industry, pre- and post-COVID-19

The pandemic and downturn haven’t derailed energy reduction and clean energy plans, finds Deloitte (Surveys and Trends)


Happening this week

Aug 10 – Aug 14 : Energy Exchange 2020 [NOW VIRTUAL]

Aug 11 – Aug 13 : National Facilities Management and Technology Conference and Expo (NFMT 2020); Clean Buildings Expo 2020 [CANCELED]

Posted this week

Oct 26 – Oct 30 : Realcomm | IBcon (smart buildings) [HYBRID EVENT]


Landscape Forms outdoor structure

See how this stylish outdoor furniture collection can encourage safe distancing while enabling needed personal connections (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

For a no-contact way to take temperatures and track the results, check out this efficient way to process returning employees (Electronic Communications, A/V » Products and Services)

To help manage contracts and keep the right level of service as you gradually reopen, check out this software (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

Set up meetings and classes in any configuration with these nesting flip-top training tables (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

If you need protective screening that integrates with your design, check out this customizable system to minimize germ spread (Products and Services » Safety and Health)