It's Budget Season and AFA Is Here to Help!

Published on August 5, 2020, by AFA Author

It’s time to start planning for 2021! Budgeting can be a tedious process but is a valuable opportunity to reevaluate goals and look to the future. Continue Reading

Keep Your Facility Safe With Thermographic Cameras from AFA

Published on June 16, 2020, by AFA Author

As businesses look to reopen in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers and building owners are making the safety of all employees and tenants a key issue. Protective measures have been recommended for businesses in this “new normal” which could help expedite the process and improve safety. Continue Reading

NFPA Verification Checklist for Reopening

Published on June 2, 2020, by AFA Author

It is crucial now more than ever to ensure that your building’s fire protection and life safety systems are performing exceptionally. The NFPA has set forth a checklist for verification that your building is safe and ready for reopening. AFA is here to help by providing you with the confidence that your building will be fully protected, maintained, inspected, and monitored 24/7. Continue Reading

The Importance of Your Updating Emergency Contact List With Your Central Station Provider

Published on May 22, 2020, by AFA Author

If an emergency occurs, your central station monitoring company uses a list of predesignated contacts called an “emergency contact list” to alert you. But what would happen if a fire alarm triggers at your business and the names on your list no longer works for your organization? Continue Reading

Security Considerations for Facilities Managers during COVID 19

Published on May 21, 2020, by AFA Author

With many office and retail spaces unoccupied due to the COVID-19 pandemic, buildings may be more vulnerable to a break in or robbery. If you are leaving your building with no occupants or a limited staff for security, there are a few precautions you can take regarding your security systems including burglar alarms, cameras and access control systems. Continue Reading