Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. resilience articles below.
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.
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.
In response to COVID-19, GBCI introduces these credits focused on landscape management and zero waste for buildings and sites.
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.
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).
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.
Mitigate damage from flooding and other weather related threats by incorporating preventive measures in buildings and around sites.
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.
For fire water autonomy, all components of the fire water source and ancillary systems must be capable of withstanding disaster and remain fully operable
The Insurance Institute For Business & Home Safety offers a set of building guidelines and standards for protecting against extreme weather for increased resilience.
The more than 1,000 members of the Metropolitan Resilience Network, a program developed by the International Center for Enterprise Preparedness (INTERCEP), connect on shared threats to the region.
The results of this 8th annual survey examines how operators are handling challenges, including the business case and cost of hybrid IT approaches.
With the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season officially begun, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety provides resources on preparing buildings and sites for fierce summer storms.
Partnership between GB Energy LED and IMPACT Construction includes the LED lighting provider as a supplier for rebuild projects in the Puerto Rico, USVI, and BVI regions.
The new facility enables this commercial property insurance provider to build upon existing learning opportunities for employees and clients.
With hurricane season around the corner, regular maintenance and checkups help facility executives rest assured that their generators will provide backup power when needed.
A new global flood map from property insurer FM Global aids in risk assessment for facility executives around the world.
This insulated metal roofing panel has received UL 580 Class 90 Approval for wind uplift.
To be considered "high performance," buildings must optimize across multiple attributes, including not only energy efficiency and sustainability, but also productivity, security and functionality.
What measures are in place to prepare and plan for, absorb, recover from, and more successfully adapt to adverse events?