FMLink Newsletter — October 26, 2020


Surface contamination—How long do viruses and bacteria remain infectious? (Magazines » ISSA Today)

Stay diligent — the SARS-COV-2 coronavirus can last 10 days longer than the flu on some surfaces (Surveys and Trends)

Managing and resetting commercial cleaning in the COVID-19 era (White Papers » Microshare)

Why is electricity usage rising faster than building occupancy? (Surveys and Trends)

See how to maximize the use of outdoor space and improve your facility’s health and staff’s morale (White Papers » Landscape Forms)

The myth of the working manager (Magazines » ISSA Today)
How to correctly manage the challenge of being short-staffed

Are cyber and corporate security departments collaborating more? If so, what does it look like? (Surveys and Trends)


Happening this week

Oct 26 – Oct 27 : CoreNet Global Virtual Summit — North America (corporate real estate) [VIRTUAL]

Oct 26 – Oct 29 : ISSA Show North America 2020 [NOW VIRTUAL Nov 16-19]

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

Oct 27 – Oct 28 : NFMT Orlando 2020 (FM and technology) [CANCELED]

Oct 27 – Oct 29 : Total Facilities (TFX 2020) [CANCELED]

Oct 28 – Oct 29 : BOMA Canada’s National Conference and Exhibition (BOMEX 2020) [NOW VIRTUAL]

Oct 28 – Oct 30 : GBCSA Green Building Convention 2020 [VIRTUAL]

Posted this week

Nov 24 – Nov 26 : CleanExpo Moscow | PULIRE

Nov 30 – Dec 4 : Buildings Week [VIRTUAL]

Dec 15 : Coworking post-COVID: Why technology is essential to the success your workspace [Nexudus WEBINAR]


If you manage a plant, find out best practices for energy, water and waste reduction from this DOE report (Developments » Energy Management)

If you want to track restroom cleanliness and supply levels — plus send alerts to cleaners and publicly display results — check out this solution (Contract Awards)

ErgoGenesis BodyBilt Midcelli task chairs

Looking for an ergonomic task chair? Here’s a value-priced one for office or home, and one with a secret weapon for protection from germs (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

Detect building issues and hot spots before they cause a problem, with FLIR’s new handheld thermal cameras (Products and Services » Software & Technology)