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Extreme Weather | Facility Executive - Creating Intelligent Buildings


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Beyond energy efficiency benefits, window film adds a level of safety for facilities as well.

5 Ways Window Film Can Protect Your Facilities

5 Ways Window Film Can Protect Your Facilities

Beyond energy efficiency benefits, window film adds a level of safety for facilities as well.

Question Of The Week: What Is On Your Hurricane Preparedness List?

Loss of main power is always a top concern in extreme weather situations, and the non-profit Powered For Patients urges healthcare facility managers to safeguard their backup power supply systems.

Partnership Improves Extreme Weather Service

Planet Risk is incorporating Schneider Electric’s weather service forecast information into its Advanced Intelligence Management System (AIMS).

Question Of The Week: Resilience To Extreme Weather

What measures are in place to prepare and plan for, absorb, recover from, and more successfully adapt to adverse events?

American University Weathers Record Blizzard

Winter storm Jonas dumped up to three feet of snow on the metro DC area, leaving American University's FM department to battle the blizzard.

Question Of The Week: Are Current Building Codes Adequate For Extreme Weather?

Do current building codes adequately reflect knowledge gained from experience with recent storms and are the codes changing fast enough?

Resilient Facilities: Strong And Sustainable

Facility management executives can create resilient facilities by employing green strategies to combat extreme weather.

10 Years After Hurricane Katrina: How Resilient Is New Orleans?

The Data Center, a research organization focused on Southeast Louisiana, analyzes New Orleans' recovery

Keep Cool, With Proper Cool Roof Maintenance

Proper maintenance plays a significant role in maximizing the energy benefits of a reflective roof.

Extreme Heat Maintenance Tips

As the mercury rises, CMMS provider FacilityDude highlights four areas to watch to keep your facilities in check.

New Product Flash: 3000 Series Door From DBCI

Part of a wider product line, this steel curtain rollup door has been tested to withstand moderate to high wind loads

National Disaster Resilience Competition Launched

HUD partners with the Rockefeller Foundation to announce $1 billion competition.

Commentary: Why Climate Change Matters

Jeff Johnson, chief science officer at Schneider Electric, notes that quantifying the forces at play, both man-made and natural, is still a work in progress—as is accurately projecting future events.

What Kinds Of Extreme Weather Are You Facing?

Nearly 70% of Americans had not participated in a preparedness drill or exercise, aside from a fire drill, at their workplace, school, or home in the past two years, according to a 2012 survey by FEMA.

Study Warns of Sequestration Impacts To NASA, NOAA Programs

New report examines how budget cuts would put at risk 22,500+ jobs and harm regions with innovative aerospace clusters. (Free download available.)

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