FMLink Newsletter — Sustainability — August 20, 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 July 23 through August 19, 2020.


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

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

If you’re reopening education facilities, see ASHRAE’s HVAC checklists to reduce airborne transmission of coronavirus (Publications)

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

Reopening your building: A resource guide (Sustainability » Leonardo Academy)

Be aware! Survey shows even trained workers experience electrical shock (Surveys and Trends)

Benchmarking your maintenance staffing in a COVID-19 world (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)


Berner air curtains with Pure Air Package

See how energy-saving air curtains can now kill coronavirus, mold and other biological contaminants at the doorway (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

Find out how this smart air purification technology can seek and destroy virus particles for a safer reopening (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

Need a new HVAC cooler? This smart hybrid now offers water disinfecting and meets strict noise and fire codes (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

Comply with COVID-19 safety needs with this wellness kiosk and digital signs (Products and Services » Safety and Health)

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

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