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.
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.
Nearly 30 percent of organizations lost business revenue due to an outage in the last 12 months, according to Spiceworks study.
If you live in California, the odds are in your favor. But if you reside in Nevada, you have our condolences.
View this free video webinar and you'll learn how to ensure that each aspect of your plan performs as it should so your organization can survive an emergency event of any kind.
The more than 1,000 members of the Metropolitan Resilience Network, a program developed by the International Center for Enterprise Preparedness (INTERCEP), connect on shared threats to the region.
The new web-based tool can help security professionals for commercial office buildings perform assessments based on the Best Practices for Anti-Terrorism Security (BPATS).
With Hurricane Florence threatening the southeastern U.S., Schindler Elevator offers safety guidelines for before, during, and after inclement weather.
To ensure safety and minimize damage, Schneider Electric urges those in the path of the storm to take three essential steps to prepare electrical equipment in homes and businesses.
ASSA ABLOY hollow metal door brands Ceco Door and Curries have added the option of a retrofit assembly kit to their line of attack resistant product offerings.