Resource pages for "Extreme Weather"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.
Facility managers may want to invest in structural elements that exceed the protection provided in building codes.
As winter weather targets much of the U.S., now's the time to prevent dangerous slips, trips, and falls, according to MEMIC.
Steps to help keep industrial generators in peak operational condition
Make sure your facility’s HVAC unit is able to perform optimally all monsoon season long while also maintaining a healthy indoor air quality.
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.
Preparing for the worst allows facilities teams to act quickly to protect occupants from harm, resume operations, and secure assets.
With shifts in extreme weather around the world, take a fresh look at your emergency preparedness plans for this threat.
Here are tips to prevent pest infestations when facilities are impacted by water and wind brought about by a hurricane.
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.
The HZ700 is a double frame extreme performance louver with a two-piece blade design that provides protection from wind-driven rain penetration.
The Insurance Institute For Business & Home Safety offers a free guide for facility management and small business owners, covering readiness, improvement options, and last minute prep.
NanoPrime is a rust-killing base primer now available for usage by companies in the offshore, maritime, infrastructure, shipping, and mining industries.
Proper specification and installation of windows, skylights, and related products protects facilities during extreme weather events.
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.
New research from Urban Land Institute explores impact of rising temperatures, heat waves on urban development.
With temperatures in California predicted to remain over 90 degrees for the next two weeks, Cal/OSHA shares effective procedures to protect all outdoor workers from heat illness.
A new report from the Portland Cement Association suggests that reinforced concrete structures reduce recovery costs after disasters hit and are likely to save money in the long run.
As lightning strikes threaten an increasing number of facilities and communities, the Lighting Protection Institute shares relevant developments and trends from 2018.
OMG’s line of TerminEdge Fascia and PermaSnap Coping systems are suitable for use on hospitals, schools, or other buildings that are often designated as “shelters” during severe weather events.