Severe Weather Sheltering Tips & Guidelines

Severe Weather Sheltering Tips & Guidelines

Severe weather emergencies can strike at any time. Whether your building lies in an at-risk area for a natural disaster or not, it is important to be prepared for all types of weather emergencies in order to ensure the safety of the occupants of your building. The...
Evacuation Map Frames and Signage

Evacuation Map Frames and Signage

Building Maps offers safety mapping services to organizations across all industries. We focus on helping you protect the lives those that work, visit and reside in your buildings. This is done by properly planning for potential emergencies and disasters. After...
Our School Safety Conference Circuit

Our School Safety Conference Circuit

It has been a very exciting year at Building Maps! In addition to business as usual – creating and maintaining fire evacuation maps for organizations throughout the United States – we’ve been on the road all summer learning about school safety and...
Escape Room Evacuation and Fire Safety

Escape Room Evacuation and Fire Safety

The Booming Escape Room Industry Escape rooms are quickly becoming a go-to activity for group entertainment and team-building events. The Economist reports that in 2014 there were 22 escape rooms throughout the United States. Today, there are over 2,300. The spike in...
School Safety: Numbering Exterior Doors

School Safety: Numbering Exterior Doors

Have you ever noticed that school buildings have numerically labeled exterior doors? The reason for these door labels goes beyond the everyday use of entrances and exits. In fact, they are put in place for emergency purposes. The rapid response of emergency workers is...
Emergency Evacuation Alarms and Alerting Tips

Emergency Evacuation Alarms and Alerting Tips

In the past, schools and workplaces have relied on fire alarms to notify occupants to evacuate in the event of an emergency. Alarm systems remain an important piece to any building’s emergency alert system. However, recent research has shown that a fire alarm...