Window Safety Week

April 5, 2021


  Window Safety Week, which is observed the first full week of April, focuses on raising awareness for the prevention of accidental window falls and the proper use of windows for emergency escapes. While we’re naturally inclined to open windows …

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All About Attaining LEED Certification

All About Attaining LEED Certification

March 30, 2021


If you have been involved in a building design process, you are most likely familiar with LEED Certification. If not, you are still in the right place. In this article, we will take a look at what LEED certification is, …

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Using the Best Building Design Strategies

Using the Best Building Design Strategies

March 15, 2021


Whether you are stepping into a building design project or continuing one, it always helps to be familiar with industry common practices. In this article, let’s take a look at some important questions to be asking when creating a modern …

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Preparing Your Company for Re-Opening Amidst COVID-19

December 16, 2020


As many businesses are thinking about reopening or in the midst of it, it is important each organization pays special attention to safety protocol. Here are a few key points to keep in mind to ensure safety is at the …

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Long-Term Landscaping Tips and Tricks

November 13, 2020


Good groundskeeping is truly an art. It takes a special balance between understanding the needs of the humans, the wildlife and the land to craft an ideal, comprehensive plan. Here are a few pointers we found useful when thinking about …

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For more information on space heater safety please contact the Consumer Product Safety
Commission or The US Department of Energy or for specific information regarding your facility,
please contact Vanguard Resources directly.

How To Safely Use Space Heaters This Fall

September 29, 2020


The use of space heaters in offices is common in the winter. Even in warmer climates, winter mornings can bring on a chill. While these seemingly harmless devices may be an efficient way to heat a cold or drafty space, …

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For guidance on preventative maintenance at your facility, contact Vanguard Resources.

Maintenance: Staying Ahead of the Changes

September 22, 2020


You may recall our blog post about how important it is for facilities managers to stay ahead of OSHA at their healthcare facilities by investing time and effort into preventing slips and falls and stopping the spread of drug-resistant bacteria. However, …

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Resources .

Workplace Age Divides and How to Overcome Them

August 26, 2020


Every facility employs people of multiple generations; from the “Silents” to the “Baby Boomers” to Generations “X” and “Y.” There are several principles of generational differences and, in order to overcome these, it is important to understand them. Many of …

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