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Inside PRSM: February 21, 2018

Member News

PRSM Retailers make Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list

Wegmans, Publix, Nordstrom, REI, The Container Store and T-Mobile made Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Companies were selected on a basis of compensation, diversity, paid time off and perks. Click here to read more. 

Kirk Beaudoin selected as Facility Executive of the Year by Facility Executive Magazine

Kirk_Beaudoin.pngKirk Beaudoin, a long-term PRSM member and former PRSM Board Chair has been honored by Facility Executive magazine as Facility Executive of the Year for 2018. Beaudoin joined PRSM in 2006 and currently serves as the Senior Facilities Manager for adidas America, Inc. Click here to read more.



Welcome New Members
We are excited to welcome the following new individuals and member companies who recently joined PRSM. 

*Denotes new member companies

   Retailer

DLC Management

Lara Parker

Amy Allen

Lund Food Holdings Inc.*

Mike Powers

Swarovski North America

Ivo D'Ortenzio

Mike Lapointe

Paul O'Leary

   Supplier

National Retail Properties, Inc.

Meghan Laux

Building Maintenance Services, LLC

Molley Walker

Barbara Beckmeier

Global Building Services

Luis Belloso

Roll-A-Shade

Paul Bruin

Industry News

FM market to grow 13.9 percent through 2022

The facility management services market in North America is expected to grow 13.9 percent over the next four years. Market landscape and growth prospects in this field are on the upswing due to changing customer preferences and new technology. Click here to read more.

Renewable energy now 18 percent of U.S. power mix

Renewable energy generation increased to 18 percent of total electricity generated in the U.S. in 2017, up from 15 percent in 2016. New wind and solar builds, along with an easing drought in the west, combined to boost this increase. Click here to read more.


Online retailers are starting to get physical

physicalstore.jpgThe lines between e-commerce and brick-and-mortar are blurring. Online retailers are seeking real estate and developing relationships with top U.S. malls and shopping center owners as they branch out in physical stores. Click here to read more.


Events 

Join PRSM in Boston for PRSM LIVE Networking on February 22

Join PRSM members and prospective members for a night of networking at Splitsville in Foxborough on February 22 from 5:00-8:00 PM. This is a great opportunity to connect and meet new contacts within the retail facilities world. To register, click here.


Dallas and Irvine members, get ready for PRSM LIVE Networking events in your city!

Grab your business cards and join your peers! PRSM LIVE networking events are coming to Irvine, CA and Dallas, TX on March 1. Click here for more information and how to register.

Diamond Rio to close PRSM2018 National Conference  

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Diamond Rio, the country music band that has sold more than 10 million albums, won a Grammy Award, Dove Award, six Vocal Group of the Year wins (CMA and ACM), recorded five multi-week no. 1 singles, 22 Top 10 singles, three certified Platinum and five gold albums, will be the closing entertainment at PRSM2018 National Conference! Click here to register for PRSM2018 and see the famous Nashville-native band play live.

Resources

Professional development workshops to be offered at PRSM2018 National Conference

PRSM2018 National Conference isn’t just a trade show—it’s an opportunity to expand your industry knowledge and learn how to be a leader in your organization. Register for in-depth training workshops to expand your professional knowledge and maximize your PRSM2018 experience. Click here to learn more.


Best Practice—Water Audits Result in Recovery of Over $230,000

best practices.pngA lot of companies feel that because water costs so little compared to other utilities, it is not worth monitoring. However, since many mechanical issues can create problems with water lines and fixtures, it is important to track and analyze water consumption. In this Best Practice, learn how auditing water consumption saved one company more than $230,000.





PRSM Magazine January/February Issue—Super Cool HVAC Trends

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In today’s energy-fixated retail climate, the pressure is on for HVAC manufacturers. As building owners strive to achieve lofty energy goals, the HVAC industry must continually adapt and evolve. This, combined with looming Department of Energy regulations, is driving cutting edge innovations in heating and air. Click here to see what’s hot, what’s not and what the future holds.