Playing “above the line” has been perhaps the best thing. The first thing that happens when you make a mistake is that your mind wants to lay blame — on someone else! Marshall Thurber proposes a powerful solution to deal with that tendency that might just change your company’s corporate culture for the better using the “The Two Dollar Rule.” Watch a better way to deal with blame, justification, and shame in the modern corporate world.
Important watch and straightstick summary! Though this is a primer for CPTED EXAM goers, this is solid guidance for better security everywhere — especially for the schools and universities, as well as municipalities, hospital, and retail markets. Differentiating between public and private space and displaying a vested interest are vital elements of deterrence.
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It’s that time again – school is back in session. These classes fill up quickly so get registered right away! The below classes will be held at Stromquist at 4620 Atlanta Rd, Smyrna, GA. Price includes training material, certificate, plus breakfast and lunch (the half day Controller class does not include lunch). Start time is 7:30 a.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. [Read more…]
Thanks to our friend Dr.Z for the second of his videos in how to read an HVAC wiring diagram. In this video he shows how to read a wiring diagram as it relates to an air condition unit. To see part one click here.
ControlTrends invites you to keep a continuous glimpse in review of how our industry’s engineering scaffolding was put into place and ASHRAE’s unending quest for industry standards and excellence.
The lineage of the Handbook begins in 1922, when the American Society of Heating and Ventilating Engineers (ASH&VE) published its Heating and Ventilating Guide. Its purpose was stated as follows in its preface:
‘The purpose of this new addition to the Society’s publications is to provide the engineer, the architect and contractor alike, with a useful and reliable reference data book relating to the art of heating and ventilating. [Read more…]
Building integrators and facility managers should take advantage of this great training and security insight opportunity provided by Panasonic and ASIS International entitled: CPTED for the Modern Security Professional, May 15, 2013, 1:00-2:00 EST.
Applying the principles of Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is very effective in protecting assets as well as drastically improving the quality-of-life experience in work and living environments. Get a quick refresher on the principles, practices, and strategies of CPTED and review how they can be applied to all building types, risk threat vulnerability assessments, and critical infrastructure protection.
Review the 4 D’s of physical security: Deter. Detect, Delay, and Detain. This is your opportunity to review and possibly apply these layers of security to your facility.
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CTA Awards Steering Committee is the sponsor for this week’s ControlTalk NOW. The extraordinary BB King Blues Club will be the site of the 2013 ControlTrends Awards. Located in NYC’s Time Square, this famous venue promises to enhance the excitement and entertainment of the CTA’s.