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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

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


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

NEMA: Electrical Manufacturers Say Earthquake Resilience Requires Grid Modernization

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

HLW International: Ensuring Disaster Preparedness at 55 Water Street

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


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
Using Planning, Checklists, Other Tools to Improve Resilience in Existing Buildings Part 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


WebcastActive Shooter Mitigation for Facility Professionals

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