Tag: Extreme Weather

extreme weather interior design

The Built Environment: How Do Weather Events Impact Interior Design?

New research from the American Society of Interior Designers and Chemical Insights Research Institute explores the impacts of extreme weather on interior design.
snow and ice

Got Snow? Here’s How To Handle It!

If you're dealing with a winter storm that's creating dangerous snow and ice conditions at your facility, here are some timely resources.
CMMS, healthcare, hospital

The Greatest Resource For Emergency Preparedness? Your CMMS

As severe weather becomes more commonplace, healthcare facilities are forced to prepare for recovery once the inevitable storm hits. Utilize your CMMS strategically before and after weather disasters to get back to serving patients as quickly as possible.
Facility Management Year in Review

A Quick Look Back Before We Forge Ahead

A member of Facility Executive’s Editorial Advisory Board recaps how the past twelve months have been for the facility management industry.
Resilient Sustainable Facilities

Three Key Priorities For More Resilient, Sustainable Facilities

New report from JLL outlines three key factors that should be prioritized to create a more resilient and sustainable built environment.
Severe Weather

Preparing For A Power Emergency

Over the past year, severe weather events and power grid problems have struck various regions, acting as a resounding wake up call to commercial buildings.
Extreme Weather

Standing Up To Extreme Weather

Routine inspection, testing, and maintenance (ITM) is a critical part of a facility manager’s role when dealing with extreme weather.
Compounding Disasters, natural disasters global storms with heavy winds and flooded streets, in cities around the world

Preparing For The Challenges Of Compounding Disasters

Compounding disasters, where two or more hazards are present, are forcing many organizations to evaluate their risks and response plans.
Flood Risk Mitigation

Flood Risk Mitigation: Protecting Critical Manufacturing Assets

Portadam provided flood risk mitigation services to prevent weather-related damage at Sonoco Products Company’s manufacturing facility.
Pensacola State College

How This Florida College Recovered From Hurricane Damage

In Florida, Pensacola State College needed flooding mitigation and a roof replacement after a devastating hurricane.
Extreme Weather Technology

Severe Weather: Protecting Facilities With Technology

How innovative weather technology protects utility providers and supports better emergency response coordination during weather disasters
Flood Risk Mitigation

Case Study: Corporate Industrial Campus Flood Risk Mitigation

Portadam provided flood risk mitigation services to prevent weather-related damage at Sonoco Products Company’s manufacturing facility.
Hurricane Season and IT

Is Your Critical IT Infrastructure Ready For Hurricane Season?

Facility executives should consider these strategies to keep critical IT infrastructure up and running through the unpredictability of hurricane season.
Building Codes

Building Codes And The Right Roofing

Facility managers may want to invest in structural elements that exceed the protection provided in building codes.
Winter Injuries

Simple Steps To Avoid Winter Slip, Trip, And Fall Injuries

As winter weather targets much of the U.S., now's the time to prevent dangerous slips, trips, and falls, according to MEMIC.
Industrial Generators

How To Keep Industrial Generators In Peak Condition

Steps to help keep industrial generators in peak operational condition
monsoon

How Monsoon Storms Can Impact Your Commercial HVAC Unit

Make sure your facility’s HVAC unit is able to perform optimally all monsoon season long while also maintaining a healthy indoor air quality.
Hurricane Season

Conditions Still Point To Above-Average Hurricane Season

With up to 10 hurricanes predicted before the end of November, the Atlantic hurricane season shows no signs of slowing, according to NOAA mid-season update.
disasters

Positive Preparedness: 3 Ways Disaster Planning Protects Facilities

Preparing for the worst allows facilities teams to act quickly to protect occupants from harm, resume operations, and secure assets.
tornado

Tornado Preparedness Tips

With shifts in extreme weather around the world, take a fresh look at your emergency preparedness plans for this threat.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Learn How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities Management Challenges

Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

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