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Emergency Preparedness

The Emergency Preparedness landing page for Facility Professionals.

Topics related to Emergency Preparedness

Swine flu, backup power, generators, campus security, disaster response, disaster recovery, emergency planning, fire, onsite power, power reliability
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BSSC Urges ICC Members to Support Seismic Safety When Voting on Code Changes

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More than a Decade after Study’s Release, Institute to Begin “Mitigation Saves Version 2”

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Hurricane Matthew Touches Down in Florida: Are Your Facilities Ready?

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Rebounding Buildings: Facility Resiliencepart 2: Business Resilience Includes more than Emergency Preparedness

  


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Floods and Facilities: Preparing for the Worst

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Portable Cooling Keeping Facilities Cool During a CrisisPart 1 of a 5-part article on portable coolingpart 2: Choices to Consider when Installing Temporary Cooling Systemspart 3: Power, Capacity Important for Portable Cooling Measurementspart 4: Facilities Often Purchase and Rent Temporary Cooling Unitspart 5: SIDEBAR: EPA Eyes Refrigerants

  


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Response Team 1: Company Ranked No. 5 on Crain's Fast 50 List of Chicagoland's Fastest-Growing Companies

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Haztek: Company Expands to mid-Atlantic Region

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FEMA: Summer Lightning-Safety Tips for Facilities

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Guide for Improving School Safety Available

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ASHRAE: Importance of Resiliency in Buildings Codes/Standards Stressed at White House Event

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Eaton: Uninterruptible Power System Now Certified for Emergency Lighting Applications

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Savvy Decisions Prevent Flooding Disaster at Medical SchoolPart 1 of a 5-part article on emergency preparednesspart 2: Vital Hospital Components Considered Vulnerable to Floodingpart 3: New Energy Plant Brings Important Infrastructure Togetherpart 4: Painstaking Process Bringing New Medical College Energy Plant Online part 5: Flood-Protection Upgrades Pass First Significant Test

  


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RealView: Illinois Hospital Adopts Company's CommandScope First-Responder Technology

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National Institute of Building Sciences: Representatives Attend Earthquake Resilience Summit at White House

Building Operating Management
Planning for an Active-Shooter EventFirst of a 3-part article on issues to address in readying your facility for an active-shooter eventpart 2: 3 Technology-Related Issues Related to Active-Shooter Planpart 3: ‘Gap Analysis’ Can Help Evaluate Response Plan for Active Shooter

  


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NEMA: Electrical Manufacturers Say Earthquake Resilience Requires Grid Modernization

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McCarthy Building Companies: Builder Awarded $62 Million Seismic Renovation Project in St. Louis

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HLW International: Ensuring Disaster Preparedness at 55 Water Street

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Active Shooter Mitigation for Facility Professionals

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Simpson Gumpertz & Heger: Company Helps Launch U.S. Resiliency Council and Building Rating System

Building Operating Management
Using Planning, Checklists, Other Tools to Improve Resilience in Existing BuildingsPart 1 of a 2-part article offering experts’ advice on strategizing against today’s growing threat listpart 2: Other Building Resilience Issues Include Backup Power, Roofs, Preventive Maintenance

  


Building Operating Management
3 Ways Sustainability Complements Building ResiliencePart 1 of a 2-part article on understanding the link between sustainability and resilience in energy and water efficiency, building envelope, stormwater, and other areaspart 2: High-Performance Issues Link Building Resilience and Sustainability

  


Building Operating Management
Why Building Resilience Matters More Than EverPart 1 of a 3-part article addressing the new urgency of resilience and the need for more prevention and mitigation efforts part 2: Understanding Building Resilience in Area-Wide Context, Planning for the Unexpectedpart 3: Supporting Business Continuity Through Building Resilience