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BuildingReports® Technology Update – December 2023

By Joanna Ku | December 18, 2023

In our continuous effort to provide the industry’s best-performing solutions to fire safety and prevention, BuildingReports is always looking to improve its offerings and services. Below, you can read about some of the latest updates our experts have developed and implemented. Additional Columns Users may have noticed the Get Reports page now has additional optional […]

BuildingReports® Technology Update – September 2023

What’s New With BuildingReports® In our continuous effort to provide the industry’s best performing solutions for fire safety and prevention, BuildingReports® is always looking to improve on its offerings and services. Read about some of the latest updates our experts developed below. ScanSeries® Inspection Format Recently, our development team updated the new 2023 ScanSeries® formatted […]
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An Update to the New ScanSeries® Report Format

In June, we introduced a major upgrade to our ScanSeries® report formats. Since rolling out the new format to users, we’ve received positive feedback. However, last week a user advised us that due to their poor eyesight, the dark gray text in the main body of the report was difficult to view. We immediately reviewed […]
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SprinklerScan® Update: System-Based Reporting

BuildingReports® is pleased to announce System-Based reporting, now available in SprinklerScan®. This new reporting option allows users to select one or multiple sprinkler systems within a building to produce individual reports for only those system(s). This will prove especially useful in large or industrial occupancy type facilities which often house several sprinkler systems. “Standard SprinklerScan® […]
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BuildingReports® Technology Update – June 2023

By Joanna Ku | June 8, 2023

  We have some exciting news to share with you about recent updates to the BuildingReports service. BuildingReports Service Back-End Upgrade Based on feedback from our membership network, we recently upgraded the look and feel of our online reporting service.  The result is a modern look to match our recently updated website. The upgrade includes […]

New SecurityScan Award & Media Recognition

By Joanna Ku | March 5, 2021

Recent coverage by top industry media outlets focused on the positive impact SecurityScan can have on service companies and facilities alike. Security Sales & Integration announced in December 2020 that ScanSeries, and more specifically SecurityScan and FireScan, had been selected as one of the “Top 30 Technology Innovations for 2020.”

New ScanSeries Releases Available in November

By Joanna Ku | November 20, 2020

Updates Android and iOS include new features and improvements, including support for the new DocDrive Plus add-on.

The Clock Is Ticking on CARES Act Tax Incentives

By Joanna Ku | September 10, 2020

The 2020 CARES Act offers revised tax rules incentivizing some facilities to take on fire and life safety initiatives, including sprinkler retrofits.

Leveraging Technology During Reopening for Disinfection Efforts Related to COVID-19

By Joanna Ku | June 9, 2020

SafetyScan from BuildingReports enables facilities to track and report on PPE and disinfection efforts.

Are Nurse Call Systems Part of Your Regular Testing & Inspection Program?

By Kayla Welta | June 2, 2020

Technology can help you avoid communication issues in healthcare environments – as long as that technology is working correctly.

What’s New in BuildingReports & ScanSeries – May 2020 Updates

By Joanna Ku | May 29, 2020

Check out the details on the latest website and mobile application changes.

COVID-19 Part 2: Industry Trends & What We’re Hearing from Members

By Joanna Ku | May 21, 2020

This is part 2 of a 2-part series to help share perspectives from various industries and areas related to what the industry is experiencing during the pandemic.

Cybersecurity: Keeping Yourself Safe During COVID-19

By Joanna Ku | April 15, 2020

BuildingReports Service Member, Summit Companies, provides tips and advice for avoiding security threats such as phishing, computer viruses and identity theft during COVID-19.

COVID-19 Part 1: Resources, General Information and Industry Perspective

By Joanna Ku | April 10, 2020

This is part 1 of a 2-part series to help consolidate important information for Service Members for easy reference. The information contained here is accurate as of April 10, 2020.

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