Posts Tagged ‘Superstorm Sandy’

In Boston, the new Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital was designed with features to protect against future hurricanes and storm surges. Opened in April 2013, the facility’s ground floor has no essential hospital functions and was raised 30" above flood elevations to account for sea level rise. (Photo: Anton Grassl/Esto.)

FM Issue: The Calm Before The Storm

In the face of extreme weather, facilities housing mission critical resources seek increased resilience. From the September 2013... ...Read More...

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Statue Of Liberty July 4, 2013 Reopening

The Statue of Liberty has been closed to visitors since October 2012, when Hurricane Sandy damaged much of the infrastructure on Liberty Island, where it stands. It reopens on July 4th,... ...Read More...

Week Two: Building Safety Month 2013

Week two of Building Safety Month focuses on disaster safety and... ...Read More...

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SPECIAL FEATURE From Business Facilities: Steadfast And Strong In The Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

With $60 billion in federal recovery aid and new initiatives, New York and New Jersey are gearing up to rebuild from the historic cataclysm that devastated the region last fall.... ...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Free DuraLabel Pro 300 Printer For Companies In Disaster Zones

Industrial label system manufacturer Graphic Products has announced special pricing for companies severely impacted by Superstorm Sandy to contribute to the ongoing cleanup effort in its... ...Read More...