resilience

Resource pages for "resilience"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


building decarbonization

ASHRAE Commits To Broad Building Decarbonization

The organization outlined new initiatives that aim to reduce the built community’s negative impacts on the environment.
Trends in Real Estate

Flexibility, Resilience Will Dominate Real Estate Industry

New PwC US, Urban Land Institute report finds expectations of traditionally designed spaces have changed, and a massive shift in the functionality of offices, shopping centers, and healthcare spaces is likely.
propane

Propane Council Shares Power Generation Information

During National Preparedness Month, the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) highlights its new resource, The Ultimate Guide to Power Generation, for construction and building professionals.
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

For Industry-Leading Networking, Greenbuild Means Go

With more reasons than ever to get back to the business of creating sustainable spaces, you won’t want to miss Greenbuild 2021.
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo Comes To San Diego

Register for Greenbuild today using Facility Executive’s exclusive promo code, and receive a free expo hall pass.
virtual conference

NIBS Opens Call For Speakers For Building Innovation 2021

The National Institute of Building Sciences' September virtual conference will feature tracks on Resilience, Technology, and Workplace.
Local Government Leadership Program

15 Cities, Counties Join LEED Government Leadership Program

USGBC LEED certification helps cities and counties accelerate progress on climate change, resilience, and social equity challenges.
resilient buildings

Resilient Buildings As First Line Of Defense

Assess risks and access resources to fortify your facilities to withstand threats and hazards.
USGBC

USGBC Shares Strategies For Resilient Design, Green Schools

The U.S. Green Building Council has published two guides available for download, one focused on resilient companies and communities and the other on green purchasing for healthier schools.
crisis management

Employees Say Organizations Don’t Have Resilience To Navigate A Crisis

An Eagle Hill Consulting poll reveals only 25 percent of U.S. employees say their workplace culture fosters employee innovation and collaboration to deal with a crisis.
safety first

Sustainable Ratings, SITES And TRUE, Release Safety First Pilot Credits

In response to COVID-19, GBCI introduces these credits focused on landscape management and zero waste for buildings and sites.
hurricane-resistant

Hurricane-Resistant Fenestration Should Combat Both Wind And Debris

Proper specification and installation of windows, skylights, and related products protects facilities during extreme weather events.
electrical

Preparing Buildings For Hurricanes, And Other Extreme Weather

June 1 marks the beginning of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, and the NOAA Climate Prediction Center says above-normal hurricane activity is expected.
resilience

BREEAM USA In-Use Version 6 Update Includes Focus On Resilience

The first update since the program was launched in 2016, this includes new criteria for the BRE's Commercial program (BREEAM USA In-Use V6 Commercial).
sustainability

Cost And Education Challenge, But Green Buildings Are Here To Stay

Green buildings are viewed as common practice in a recent survey by STO Building Group — not one respondent said the movement is a passing fad.
heat waves

Are Your Buildings Feeling The Heat?

New research from Urban Land Institute explores impact of rising temperatures, heat waves on urban development.
resiliency

To Protect Property, Design Solutions for Campus Resiliency

Mitigate damage from flooding and other weather related threats by incorporating preventive measures in buildings and around sites.
lightning strikes

Lightning Safety: Highlights From 2018

As lightning strikes threaten an increasing number of facilities and communities, the Lighting Protection Institute shares relevant developments and trends from 2018.
mass timber buildings

ICC Approves Changes For Tall Mass Timber Construction

The International Code Council released the unofficial voting results on code change proposals considered in 2018, including passage of 14 tall mass timber code change proposals.
fire protection

In Case Of Fire: Water Autonomy For Critical Facilities


For fire water autonomy, all components of the fire water source and ancillary systems must be capable of withstanding disaster and remain fully operable

Webinars

The Office Building Of The Future

Did You Miss Our Free “The Office Building Of The Future” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to bring employees back to the office, what the office building of the future looks like, and more.
FCA Data

Join Us For Our Free “How To Get More From Your FCA Data” Webinar

Join us for a dynamic discussion on what the next evolution of facility condition assessments (FCAs) means for facility leaders.
Operational Efficiency

Did You Miss Our “Achieving Operational Efficiency In An Economic Downturn” Webinar?

View our round-table discussion and learn how can facility managers can achieve operational efficiency when managing complex buildings.

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