Case Study: Creating an Uplifting Environment at Little Company of Mary
David Casal of Scranton Products explains how new lockers helped to maximize space and reduce maintenance costs at this healthcare facility.
Case Study: Champlain College Saint-Lambert
Tracey Byer of KABA explains how this Quebec school upgraded its access control capabilities and streamlined operations.
Unregulated Security Solutions Pose Danger to Schools
Paul Timm, PSP, of Reta Security explains how funding difficulties, pressure and well-intended vendors offering unregulated security solutions can have detrimental effects on classroom safety.
Improvements in Electronic Security at Schools Begin at the Entrance
Marshall Marinace, President of the Electronic Security Association, explains how, in light of tragic events at every academic level, manufacturers are responding with solutions that dramatically improve access control, intrusion detection, security monitoring, building networking and communications with law enforcement.
Finding Reasonable Solutions to the Problem of School Safety
April Dalton-Noblitt of Allegion explains that although there is no shortage of opinions on how exactly to make a school safer, experts in the security industry all agree on one issue: there must be free egress.
Safeguarding a School's Entry Points: Securing Alternative Perimeter
Sean McGrath of ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions explains why visitor access to all school entrances needs to be controlled.
Convention Highlights Everything you need to know about this year's event in Baltimore, including registration options, schedule-at-aglance, keynote speakers, Forum Education Sessions and a list of who's exhibiting.
Case Study: Montessori School of Dayton
Paul Hevesy of STANLEY Security explains how one of the winners of its first TOGETHER FOR SAFER SCHOOLS grant program was able to upgrade its security system to include a number of hardware replacements and enhancements.
Fire-Rated Glass Does Double Duty to Create Safe and Secure Buildings
Diana San Diego of SAFTI explains why, as interest in built-in security has expanded to schools, local government facilities, courthouses, airports and beyond, the challenge of finding ways to balance security measures with other design constraints has also increased.
Understanding and Using Construction Documents
John Hamilton, AHC/EHC, CPP, provides a closer look at DHI's COR103 course.
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