Safety & Security

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The Importance of Rooftop Fall Protection for Building Owners and Facility Managers

Dec. 1, 2023
Is your roof a safe place to be? Understand the nuances of rooftop safety by knowing the specific regulations that govern it.
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College students use a sidewalk to move through campus.
Safety & Security

Designing for Safety in Higher Education Facilities

Sept. 20, 2023
Architects and designers are urged to prioritize safety measures alongside structural design and aesthetics for higher education campuses.
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Fast, efficient air re-supply contributes to faster fire suppression and containment.
Fire & Life Safety

6 Ways Firefighter Air Replenishment Systems Benefit Commercial Building Owners

Aug. 9, 2023
More states and Canadian provinces are requiring firefighter air replenishment systems (FARS) in buildings. What are they and how do they work? Learn more.
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Facilities management, IT and security all need to work together to deliver better results for their organizations. Not collaborating puts the organization at risk.
Safety & Security

FM, IT and Security: How to Break Down Silos for Better Outcomes

Aug. 1, 2023
FM, IT and security have historically been siloed from each other. Break down those barriers and deliver better results together with these 6 tips.
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Dry conditions and high temperatures are increasing the risk of wildfires (like this one in southern California) for much of the U.S.
Fire & Life Safety

Steps to Consider in Protecting Property from Wildfires

July 28, 2023
Severe droughts, high temperatures and dry conditions are increasing wildfire risk in much of the U.S., putting buildings and property in danger of damage and loss.
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Commercial facilities are an appealing target for cyberattacks for many reasons. It’s time to step up cybersecurity practices.

Smart Buildings Require Smart Cybersecurity: 5 Tips for FMs

July 19, 2023
It’s time to adopt a mindset of zero trust when it comes to cybersecurity. Harden your facility against attacks with these 5 protocols for facilities departments.