Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Emergency-Preparedness articles below.
Building Safety Month 2021 celebrates the industry’s resilience throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and looks to continue creating safe and sustainable buildings and communities.
Facility Executive assembled a panel of security experts to explore what went wrong, and the lessons to be learned from the violence that took place at the U.S. Capitol on January 6.
The nation’s floodplains are expected to grow by 45% by the end of this century: Work to reduce risk from floods by reassessing the conditions around building sites.
View this free video webinar and learn best practices and actionable tips that you can use to execute mass notifications within your facilities.
View this free video webinar and learn about game-changing use cases that can help you get more value from your mass notification system as well as other technology.
View this free video webinar and learn how to use technology in your facilities for mass notification, the benefits of combining on-premises notification with mobile alerts, and more.
The Building Seismic Safety Council's new seismic provisions for the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program support strong standards and codes to bolster building resilience.
Amid an active western wildfire season, “Wildfire Ready–Business” provides foundational preparedness projects for small businesses and commercial building owners.
View this free video webinar and learn how to proactively plan for catastrophic situations by having an alternative procurement program in place before disaster strikes.
June 1 marks the beginning of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, and the NOAA Climate Prediction Center says above-normal hurricane activity is expected.
Facility managers should understand the role of emergency and exit lighting and the importance of maintaining these units.
VuWall has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering a free visualization tool to help coordinators on the front lines.
If your company is going above and beyond to help its employees and/or the community at large during the COVID-19 crisis, let us know.
Security associations join forces to deliver increased services to global security leaders as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic crisis.
In just a few decades, facility management has morphed from a mere provider of services to a key cog in the business growth engine.
While many cities are taking steps to increase energy efficiency and renewable power, only one-fifth include such initiatives in their resilience plans, finds a global survey by ACEEE.
The building of Wuhan Leishenshan Hospital and Wuhan Huoshenshan Hospital is an emergency measure in response to the coronavirus pneumonia outbreak.
In an emergency, the actions you take within the first few minutes will largely dictate the severity of consequences to follow. Unexpected situations can happen at any time, which means your company needs a plan of action in order to minimize damage and loss. Learn how to create an effective emergency response plan for your business today.
Last weekend, a torrent of water mysteriously gushed from a Philadelphia skyscraper, drenching the streets below it and confusing onlookers.
When designing and installing a fire and life safety system a variety of challenges can exist. Here are 3 innovative products that meet the demands of these difficult applications.
The simplified microgrid solution and short-term financing options put clean, reliable, always-on, on-site power within reach.
Environmental monitoring can detect emergencies and allow buildings to communicate with their operators, preventing minor issues from becoming disasters.
K-9 "Meadow"—named after Meadow Pollack, a victim in the Parkland, FL school shooting—is the first canine to graduate the K9 Academy as a school safety dog.
A recent survey by Everbridge finds a corporate environment with heightened security awareness has not translated into tangible preparedness for majority of organizations.
Half of business leaders say a data breach could end their business, according to a new survey by AppRiver.
Businesses across America are installing automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to aid those suffering from sudden cardiac arrest. Whether mandated by law or enacted by individual choice, installation of AEDs help save lives.
Building codes, emergency strategies, and thoughtful design help protect residence hall occupants when an emergency evacuation is necessary.
A new survey from ARC reveals insight into the evaluation and acquisition of technology that facilities teams use to meet operating objectives.