Building Safety

Resource pages for "Building Safety"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Buildings

CEOs Want Employees Back In Office—But Can We Prove Buildings Are Safe?

Survey shows that 75% of executives anticipate at least half their employees will be back in the office this month, and ensuring corporate buildings are safe for return is key.
CO2 measurement

CO2 Measurement Contributes to Better IAQ

CO2 measurement is a key contributor to safer and healthier indoor environments.
Reentering Office Buildings

NYC Real Estate Leaders Issue Guidelines For Reentering Office Buildings

As New Yorkers head back to work, business and labor union leaders from the real estate industry have created comprehensive office protocols to put public health and safety first.
elevator safety

Elevator Safety: The Rule Of Three

NEII illustrates how building transportation codes and standards provide the necessary foundation for safety and innovation, enabling modern cities to reach new heights.
exit lighting

Fulham EZ Exit Lighting Kit

The EZ Exit Lighting Kit is being offered as an add-on to conventional exit signs, lighting a path to safety using add-on linear LEDs lights integrated into existing T-grid ceilings.
Earthquake Resilience

Earthquake Resilience White Paper Released

The document describes in depth the threats of earthquakes on society, and the economic benefits that come from having safer structures in a community.

ASSA ABLOY IN120 WiFi Lock

The IN120 WiFi lock pairs a sleek design with the latest in access control technology.
professional certification

ICC Launches New Cloud-based Testing System

PRONTO allows candidates to take professional certification exams securely any time of day.
metal corrosion

Crevice Corrosion, And What To Do About It

This third article in a three-part series describes crevice corrosion, which occurs at or near areas where metal parts are joined in buildings and on other assets.
infrastructure

Pitting Corrosion, And What To Do About It

This type of corrosion may be difficult to detect and can cause serious damage to critical infrastructure and industrial assets.

Real Estate Nonprofit Supports Oakland, CA Arts

Spurred by tragic Oakland warehouse fire, the Community Arts Stabilization Trust (CAST), a nonprofit real estate organization, has launched a new financial and technical assistance program.
building safety month

Building Safety Month Week One: “Building Solutions for All Ages”

More Baby Boomers are ready to retire—Is the built environment prepared?
Building Safety, Fire Prevention, and Energy Efficiency Codes

FM Alert: Help Develop New Building Safety, Fire Prevention, And Energy Efficiency Codes

International Code Council Committee Action Hearings are scheduled for April 17-27 in Louisville, KY.

Elevator Safety During Hurricanes, And Everyday

Before and after the hurricane tips from KONE, along with an article on regular maintenance for elevator and escalator safety

Three Legislators Honored For Supporting Building Safety

The award winners are South Carolina Senator Phil P. Leventis, New Mexico Senator Bernadette M. Sanchez, and New Jersey Assemblyman John S. Wisniewski.

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