FMLink Newsletter — Sustainability — April 23, 2020

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 March 12 through April 22, 2020.


What facility managers should ask of their cleaning professionals during this pandemic (Sustainability » Ashkin Group)

Best practices for protecting your building occupants against diseases including COVID-19, from ACGIH (Products and Services » Publications)

Benchmarking energy use best practices – Part 2 (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)
Identifying the best practices that will have the most impact on your facility

Performance contracting and energy service companies (How To » BOMI International)

Smart carpet care (Magazines » ISSA Today)
Careful inspections, the best method and best product choices lead to superior cleaning

After a record-breaking year for the solar industry, how will COVID-19 affect your project? (Surveys and Trends)

Managing staff and tenant concerns in IoT deployments (White Papers » Microshare)
Best practices in messaging and risk management in the post-COVID-19 business environment

Sound masking for open office environments (Sustainability » Leonardo Academy)

Top office design trends for 2020, and how interior landscaping can boost employee performance (Surveys and Trends)


Are you looking for industry guidance and best practices to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic? FMLink is now listing relevant webinars on our Calendar (Products and Services » Webinars, Education and Training)

Learn science-based best practices for coronavirus and pandemic cleaning in this March 31 livestream event (Products and Services » Webinars, Education and Training)

Microshare’s pre-configured solution kits include IoT sensors, dashboards, more

If you need IoT sensors to measure occupancy, IAQ, restroom feedback and more, Microshare’s scalable solutions are now available worldwide (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

If you need to protect public-facing workers during the COVID-19 crisis, see what these stores and restaurants are using (Products and Services » Services)

Find out how Cushman & Wakefield is helping businesses prepare for post-pandemic return to the office (Developments » Safety and Health)

See how this BAS appliance leverages energy valve data to help you quickly improve building performance (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

If you need to keep on top of potential trouble in your facility (chemicals, vaping/smoking, gunshots, etc.), check out this new technology (Products and Services » Security)