FMLink Newsletter — Sustainability — February 6, 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 January 2 through February 5, 2020.


Normal hot water heating boiler operation (How To » BOMI International)
All you need to know about maintaining and operating hot water boilers

Benchmarking your energy footprint (Benchmarking » FM BENCHMARKING)

Is a natural ventilation strategy right for you? (Sustainability » FEA (Facility Engineering Associates, P.C.))

Can you guess which cars make the ACEEE 2020 Greenest list? Some surprises, and what about electric vehicles? (Surveys and Trends)

Can you identify the key strategies to operate or provide services for smart, green, responsible businesses? (Products and Services » Publications)

Learn how these companies are using green leases to save money, operate more efficiently, and adopt renewable energy more easily (Products and Services » Publications)

This online tool will show you how much propane forklifts could save over electric ones (Products and Services » Publications)


Need to replace 96-inch fluorescent bulbs? These new T12 or T8 TLEDs offer up to 65% energy savings (Lighting » Products and Services)

York Sun Choice 15–27.5-ton rooftop HVAC unit

If you need to replace your commercial rooftop HVAC, you’ll want to see how York integrates it with building control systems to reduce energy consumption (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)

Find out how this system can save 50% to 70% of your irrigation water — and help you qualify for rebates (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

If you have variable speed chiller plants, this plant control system can reduce energy by up to 45% (Products and Services » Software & Technology)

If you have or need an immersion-cooled data center, see how this collaboration will get you faster response times and more uptime (Products and Services » Services)

Do your industrial or municipal facilities need a new boiler? Akron chose B&W package boilers to improve efficiency and reliability (Contract Awards)

A warm carpet or a durable, cleanable hard surface? Patcraft’s new recycled-content flooring gives you the best of both worlds (Carpeting & Flooring » Products and Services)

If you need a water cooler to switch from bottled to piped water for hot/cold delivery (or vice versa), check out this new convertible one (Products and Services » Safety and Health)

See how these high-performance furniture textiles can make today’s commercial spaces more welcoming (Furniture & Furnishings » Products and Services)

These new digital fan controllers let you schedule, run diagnostics and manage up to 30 industrial fans (HVAC/IAQ » Products and Services)