Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Flooding articles below.
Whether it's a natural threat of extreme weather or a manmade hazard, a disaster can take out an electrical system. What is your plan?
Environmental monitoring can detect emergencies and allow buildings to communicate with their operators, preventing minor issues from becoming disasters.
Mitigate damage from flooding and other weather related threats by incorporating preventive measures in buildings and around sites.
With experts forecasting up to nine Atlantic hurricanes this year, companies with wind and flood exposures are advised to consult experts who can help them strengthen their catastrophe insurance programs.
A new global flood map from property insurer FM Global aids in risk assessment for facility executives around the world.
The 2016 Atlantic Hurricane season is expected to be the most active since 2012. With flooding one of the most damaging effects of a big storm, here are some timely tips from thyssenkrupp Elevator.
On July 29, 2014, a city of Los Angeles water main ruptured under Sunset Boulevard, opening a large hole in the pavement that closed the street during rush hour and flooded parts of UCLA’s north campus. Nearly a year after the flood, all impacted facilities are back in operation. This video documents the event and cleanup process.
For accidental sprinkler activation, this shut off tool enables staff to stop water flow quickly.
In this exclusive interview, Kevin J. Borg, Assistant Athletic Director, Facilities and Project Management, UCLA Intercollegiate Athletics Department, shares an update on the state of his facilities after Tuesday's water main break.
With $60 billion in federal recovery aid and new initiatives, New York and New Jersey are gearing up to rebuild from the historic cataclysm that devastated the region last fall.
This new draft report reveals how landscape architects can help design the way towards greener infrastructure.
The Opry Mills Mall restoration project had two main objectives: to restore the permanent power necessary to perform operations throughout the remaining months it would take to clean and repair the mall’s interior, and to restore the electrical condition back to the same state it was in prior to the flood.
For this professional, adopting a proactive and clearheaded approach has saved many things—including lives.
This product is engineered to provide a watertight barrier that protects and prevents water ingress though doors and windows.
This equipment is used to dry and restore documents that have been damaged in a facility disaster.
The system is designed to minimize risk of sink flooding incidents and stop potential overflowing sinks at the source.
The Rover is designed for water removal after flooding occurs in a facility.
On June 7, 2008, record flooding from nearby Haw Creek filled the basement and up to six inches on the first floor of Columbus Regional Hospital in Columbus, IN.