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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.


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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.

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Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. resilience articles below.


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.

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 Fenestration Should Combat Both Wind And Debris

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

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.

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).

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.

Are Your Buildings Feeling The Heat?

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

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 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.

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.

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

2019 Data Center Trends: 10 To Watch

Uptime Institute looks at edge computing, security threats, and resiliency among the trends for data center facility managers and IT professionals to watch in the coming year.

Facilities Designed To Be FORTIFIED Against Extreme Weather

The Insurance Institute For Business & Home Safety offers a set of building guidelines and standards for protecting against extreme weather for increased resilience.

Communication Key For NY-Based Resilience Collaboration

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.

Uptime Institute Surveys Data Centers Around The Globe

The results of this 8th annual survey examines how operators are handling challenges, including the business case and cost of hybrid IT approaches.

Protect Facilities From Wind And Flood Damage

Cost-effective prevention is worth considering as the 2018 hurricane season is in full swing, and research from global insurer FM Global bears out this assertion.

Question Of The Week: What Factors Into Hurricane Preparedness?

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.

Ten Principles For Building Resilient Communities

A new report from the Urban Land Institute's Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance outlines ten fundamental principles for building resilient communities that successfully...

Revolution Lighting Chosen For Caribbean Recovery Efforts

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.

Vermont State Complex Rebuilds After Flood

Hit hard by Tropical Storm Irene in 2011, the Waterbury State Office Complex Redevelopment is recognized with a 2017 American Public Works Association award.

FM Global Learning Center Expands Training Opportunities

The new facility enables this commercial property insurance provider to build upon existing learning opportunities for employees and clients.

Country By Country, Evaluating Risk For Business

The 2017 FM Global Resilience Index from commercial property insurer FM Global probes business vulnerabilities in nearly 130 nations.

Boston Medical Center Fires Up Cogen Plant

The combined heat and power (CHP) plant enhances the facility's standing as the most resilient and greenest hospital in Boston.

Don’t Be Left In The Dark: Perform Generator Maintenance

With hurricane season around the corner, regular maintenance and checkups help facility executives rest assured that their generators will provide backup power when needed.

Build Your Building’s Resistance

Many existing facilities lack adequate strength to resist current design level winds, due to age, design flaws, material failure, or improper construction.

Question Of The Week: Are Your Facilities At Risk From Flood Waters?

A new global flood map from property insurer FM Global aids in risk assessment for facility executives around the world.

FM Alert: Is Your Facility Beyond Green?

The 2016 Beyond Green™ Awards recognize high-performing, resilient buildings and communities. There’s only two weeks left to submit your project!

Partnership Improves Extreme Weather Service

Planet Risk is incorporating Schneider Electric’s weather service forecast information into its Advanced Intelligence Management System (AIMS).

RidgeLine Metal Roofing Panel By Green Span Profiles

This insulated metal roofing panel has received UL 580 Class 90 Approval for wind uplift.

Question Of The Week: What Is A High Performance Building?

To be considered "high performance," buildings must optimize across multiple attributes, including not only energy efficiency and sustainability, but also productivity, security and functionality.

Blue Pillar Aurora 5.0 Platform

The updated Aurora 5.0 platform has expanded capabilities for organizations that rely on critical infrastructure be more productive and energy efficient.

An Option For Backup Power: UPS-as-a-Service

Active Power flywheel provider and Burland Energy SA have partnered to provide facility operators another approach to backup power.

Flood Clean Up Tips From IICRC

Reduce property damage and limit health risks once the water has settled, by focusing on several key aspects.

Question Of The Week: Resilience To Extreme Weather

What measures are in place to prepare and plan for, absorb, recover from, and more successfully adapt to adverse events?

10 Years After Hurricane Katrina: How Resilient Is New Orleans?

The Data Center, a research organization focused on Southeast Louisiana, analyzes New Orleans' recovery

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