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When responding to a water-related disaster, time is of the essence. Here are 10 best practices to expedite the water remediation process.
In the 1700s, sustainability meant “sustained yield” and referred to harvesting just enough trees so that the forest could naturally regenerate tree growth. What does the term mean for your facilities in 2018?
Cost-effective prevention is worth considering as the 2018 hurricane season is in full swing, and research from global insurer FM Global bears out this assertion.
With the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begun, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety provides resources on preparing buildings and sites for fierce summer storms.
Natural disasters can be sudden and unpredictable in the damage they inflict on facilities.
The free workplace violence and active shooter training seminar for business leaders and C-suite executives attracted nearly 200 attendees in Florida. More are planned across the U.S.
Inspired by rebuilding efforts in the region after the 2017 hurricane season, this online resource strives to connect private sector suppliers and government, utility, and regional development agencies.
A new report from the Urban Land Institute's Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance outlines ten fundamental principles for building resilient communities that successfully...
Fast, accurate, and frequent communication with employees is fundamental when effectively preparing for and managing severe weather emergency events.
At the NFPA Urban Fire Forum earlier this Fall, fire chiefs gathered to hear accounts of emergency response to Texas and Florida hurricanes, the Grenfell Tower fire in London, and the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, FL.
Cost reduction is the most important driver for investments globally, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.
Energy savings and occupant comfort are not the only potential benefits of this lighting strategy.
Idaho, Florida, Virginia are most improved states in ACEEE 2017 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard.
Hiring a contractor with disaster relief experience is a key for facility professionals to get their organizations up and running as quickly as possible.
Maintenance is key to extending the life of commercial roofing through extreme weather conditions.
With experts forecasting up to nine Atlantic hurricanes this year, companies with wind and flood exposures are advised to consult experts who can help them strengthen their catastrophe insurance programs.
With hurricane season around the corner, regular maintenance and checkups help facility executives rest assured that their generators will provide backup power when needed.
Many existing facilities lack adequate strength to resist current design level winds, due to age, design flaws, material failure, or improper construction.
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.
Do current building codes adequately reflect knowledge gained from experience with recent storms and are the codes changing fast enough?