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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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Power Problem: Outage Darkens Major U.S. City

National Institute of Building Sciences Becomes ICC Preferred Provider

Building Operating Management
5 Steps To Emergency Preparedness For Any DisasterFrom assessing risks to building your team, these basic steps can ready a facility to be prepared for fires, floods, power outages, earthquakes, and the unknown.


Don’t Get Caught in The Dark, Make Sure Backup Power is Hurricane Ready

State of Florida, Horizontal Duct Applications Not Compliant with IBC

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For Emergency Planning, Build Interdepartmental Team

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Understanding Risks Is First Step In Emergency Preparedness

Facility Maintenance Decisions
Emergency Heating: Strategies for SuccessPart one of a three-part article on emergency heatingpart 2: Emergency Heating: System Assessments Crucialpart 3: Emergency Heating: Response Plan Strategies


maintenance alerts
OSHA Guide Targets Emergency-Response Injuries

BSSC Urges ICC Members to Support Seismic Safety When Voting on Code Changes

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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