IT’S NOT JUST YOUR EMPLOYEES WHO SHOULD BE SAFE When thinking about ensuring safety in our buildings, it can become easy to think only about our employees, or only about our customers, but there are many more stakeholders in building safety than just these two groups. Vendors who come into your building to talk pricing.
SAFETY INSIDE YOUR BUILDING IS YOUR TOP PRIORITY If you own or operate a building, you know that safety is the first priority. If safety isn’t your first priority, it should be. Profits, energy efficiency, and appearance are all important aspects of building operations, but safety trumps all others. You have to keep your building
THESE ENERGY SAVING TIPS WILL PUT MONEY IN YOUR POCKET If you own or operate a building, you don’t want to spend any more money than you have to on energy. You want to spend the money required to keep your building well lit, comfortable, and keep the outlets working, but you don’t want to
WHEN UP ON YOUR ROOF, HOW WILL YOU STAY SAFE? Safety should be your number on priority for yourself and for everyone in your company. Management should look out for the safety of their employees, and employees should look out for the safety of their coworkers. Safety is everyone’s job and we all have to
CONSIDER INSTALLING THESE BARRIERS TO ENSURE ROOF SAFETY When you talk about keeping everyone safe on your roof, there are preparation steps you need to take and physical barriers you can install. Both are preemptive, but they are different types of preemptive. Knowing your roof layout as a facility manager only protects you and people
UNDERSTAND YOUR ROOF BEFORE YOU GET ON IT As we talk about roof management and ensuring everyone who gets on your roof is safe, we can’t ignore the importance that you know your roof plan before you ever get on it. Having a complete understanding of the layout of your roof is one benefit of
ENSURING EVERYONE ON YOUR ROOF IS SAFE While we are always quick to recommend that you avoid walking on your roof as much as possible, there are many times where you simply have to get on your roof. If you find yourself in a situation where you must get on the roof, it’s extremely important
WALKING ON YOUR ROOF SEEMS INNOCENT ENOUGH Most people think that getting up and walking around on their roof is no big deal. And they can be right: walking around your roof one time isn’t a problem. You will most likely get off the roof without having damaged anything. However, excessive foot traffic, walking on
SAVE MONEY BY PREVENTING ENERGY LOSS A major problem that occurs in nearly every building, yet is easy to ignore, is that of energy loss. It’s easy to ignore or forget about because you can’t see it. It’s hard to visualize heat leaving your building, or cold air leaving in the winter. You paid money to run
A COMMON ROOFING PROBLEM IS WIND UPLIFT One of the most common roofing issues that building owners face today is wind uplift. This occurs when a strong wind blows across the top of your roof, and lifts up all or part of the roof with it as it blows. This is a very obvious problem.