Web Exclusives Articles
Expanded stories from guest contributors are included within this category. FacilityBlog Web Exclusives share knowledge from industry experts on very specific subject areas. Case studies and application stories are posted here frequently.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Mass Notification, Crucial CommunicationMay 23rd, 2013
Ever since there have been buildings there’s been a need to alert people on how to get out safely during an emergency. Using a system reserved for emergencies—the fire alarm system—decreases the time required to notify
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Painting Project at Leesburg Theater Earns Rave ReviewsMay 16th, 2013
At first blush, it sounds like a simple project: paint a champagne colored stripe on the wall of a movie theater lobby. But as general contractor Jesse Truesdale will tell you, the devil is in the details.
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Requirements For Visitor Management In Federal AgenciesMay 9th, 2013
Federal agencies typically have hectic lobbies to manage. Attendants must quickly process visitor access while ensuring all security procedures are followed in accordance with Homeland Security Protection Directive-12 (HSPD-12).
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Should Facility Managers Be Concerned About Asbestos?April 2nd, 2013
Instead of hiring an abatement contractor to come in and remove asbestos, many facilities choose to manage it in an attempt to avoid exposure and save
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Increase Productivity Using Preventive MeasuresMarch 29th, 2013
This web exclusive from Pervidi looks at why investing in a good computerized maintenance management system is not just an investment in standardization; it is an investment in safety and
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Financial Institution Builds A Future Ready And High-Tech Green BuildingMarch 12th, 2013
A large financial institution in a green, 10-story office building used high-performance cabling made from alternative materials to reduce impact on environment; advanced network infrastructure also increased performance and
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Copper Piping Clinches Construction At Dali Museum, Other Public FacilitiesFebruary 26th, 2013
Copper alternative joining systems provide ease of installation, longevity, and reliability at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg,
Study Warns of Sequestration Impacts To NASA, NOAA ProgramsDecember 18th, 2012
New report examines how budget cuts would put at risk 22,500+ jobs and harm regions with innovative aerospace clusters. (Free download
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Protect Your Business Before Disasters—Like Sandy—StrikeNovember 9th, 2012
Facility managers at companies with no plan or an incomplete plan will see opportunities to design backup systems, secure inventories, and create contingencies to get back to business as soon as possible. Taking into account such considerations as insurance, supply chain, alternate facilities (as your publication is doing), and redundant data systems are all things that should be top-of-mind for facility managers