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Greg Zimmerman

Greg Zimmerman
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Naomi Millán
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Feature - Mass Notification 8 Steps to a Successful Emergency Communication SystemFollowing these steps will reduce the potential for errors, omissions, or misinformation being provided to occupants who are desperately looking for direction in unsafe or insecure conditions.
Feature - Fire/Life Safety Fire Protection Systems: 10 Things to Check When Closing Your Facility As COVID-19 causes facilities to close, FMs should ensure fire/life safety systems are operational and protected from freeze up.
Feature - Health and Wellness How to Focus on Health and Wellness in Existing BuildingsSmart lighting and daylighting, better thermal comfort, and enhanced indoor air quality are three crucial aspects of improving occupant health and wellness.
Feature - Healthcare Facilities Minimizing Coronavirus Transmission through Hospital Mechanical and Plumbing SystemsSteps to consider include isolation rooms, HEPA filtration, UV lights, increased humidity, use of 100 percent outside air, and keeping hot water systems balanced and flowing.
Feature - Resilience Building Exteriors Enhance Resilience Against Extreme Weather Sustainable building strategies, especially for exteriors elements like roofs and walls, can help a building stand up to increasingly severe weather events.
Feature - Coronavirus 5 Coronavirus Questions Facilities Managers Should Ask Their Insurance Carriers Now As you're preparing for how the coronavirus pandemic will impact revenue and business operations, start by analyzing how your current insurance policies might provide coverage for any losses incurred.
Feature - Ceilings / Acoustics Choosing the Right Ceiling Depends on Facility GoalsFrom aesthetics to acoustics, a number of factors can influence ceilings choices. Here's a tip sheet to make sure you get what you want, and need.
Feature - Lighting Should You Give Tunable White LED Lighting a Shot? Tunable white LED lighting can offer energy savings, as well as the chance to optimize the utility of your lighting system. Here's what you need to know.
Feature - Coronavirus Preparedness 4 Coronavirus Strategies Facilities Managers Should Be Doing NowThe global coronavirus pandemic is going from bad to worse. Are you prepared? Here are some steps all facilities managers should consider.
Feature - Cover Story: Chris Wade profile Data Center Guru Chris Wade Is Cool Under Pressure"If there's no data center, there is no company," says Chris Wade, who has made a career of tackling big data center challenges. Here is his story.