Tag: NOAA

Resilience

Resilience And The Built Environment

Much of the discussion in the construction community about how to withstand one-time devastating events as well as repeated lesser events that take a toll on the built environment have been centered around the concept of resilience.
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.
downspouts

SMACNA Downspout And Gutter Sizing Calculator

The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association addresses rain intensity and design area of a roof with this new tool.

Study Warns of Sequestration Impacts To NASA, NOAA Programs

New report examines how budget cuts would put at risk 22,500+ jobs and harm regions with innovative aerospace clusters. (Free download available.)

Resilient Coasts Blueprint Outlines Steps to Reduce Risks and Losses in Face of Growing...

The blueprint cites the example of 500 commercial clients of the insurer FM Global, which experienced about 85% less damage from Hurricane Katrina as similarly situated properties. The reduced losses were directly the result of building retrofits and other hurricane loss prevention and preparedness measures taken by the insurer’s 500 policyholders.
Workforce Shortages Webinar

Worried About Workforce Shortages? Effective Strategies To Stay Ahead

During this free webinar, you'll learn the top 5 strategies that facility maintenance pros are implementing to overcome workforce shortages.
Webinar, Facility Capital Improvements

View This Free Video Webinar: Maximizing Value For Facility Master Planning

A panel of Facility Management leaders discuss long-term planning challenges and answer questions about maximizing the value of conducting a Facility Condition Assessments (FCA).

[VIDEO] Collect Asset Data at the Speed of Walking a Building

AI powered data collection with AkitaBox Capture. Take a picture of the asset nameplate, touch the floor plan to locate the asset and move to the next asset. Save up to 90% of your time in the field with AkitaBox Capture AI.