Archive for Emergency lighting

Smart Ways That Facility Managers Prepare for Unexpected Power Outages

Worn machinery, weather events, downed tree limbs, even wild animals contacting transformers can bring commerce to an abrupt halt when they interrupt the flow of electricity. As our vital electrical grid ages, power outages are also becoming increasingly frequent and unpredictable.  That means[...]

Avoid 10 Common Fire Safety Violations in Commercial Buildings

Sparked in an overstuffed rag bin, the 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Fire in New York City killed 145 workers in just 18 minutes. Multiple factors led to one of the deadliest business disasters in North American history – among them, firefighting ladders could not reach the eighth-floor blaze – but[...]