As a result of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, Con Edison, an energy company providing electricity, gas and steam service to more than 10 million people in New York City and Westchester County, needed to improve its flood protection efforts in facilities where gas pipes surfaced. Con Edison selected PS Flood Barriers to step up to the challenge, and it accepted.
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In 2012, Hurricane Sandy devastated the East Coast. Part of that destruction was flooding at wastewater pump stations located in Ocean County, New Jersey. As FEMA stepped in to help mitigate the impact of Sandy’s destruction, one of the stipulations for OCUA to receive FEMA assistance was the installation of flood protection barriers. OCUA looked into several companies to do the job and was most impressed with the experience of PS Flood Barriers and the simplicity and quality of the company’s flood planks.
At PS DOORS, we learned about the incredible power of water firsthand during the Red River’s devastating flood of 1997 in our hometown of Grand Forks, North Dakota. We’ve put those lessons to good use, and the resulting flood doors and flood barriers are much more than just protection against water, they are protection against fear. This allows you to do business with confidence, which in turn allows your business to thrive.
PS DOORS will be showcasing their PS Flood Barriers line of products at the NFMT 2017 expo, the largest conference and product expo for facilities professionals. This upcoming event is held on March 7-9th in Baltimore, MD.
As our climate becomes more unpredictable, you need a dependable defense against storms, hurricanes and flooding. PS Flood Barriers provides solutions that are proven in real-life situations and recognized by the world’s most respected names in testing, certification and insurance including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, FM Global, FEMA and more.
PS DOORS To Showcase Proven Flood Doors and Innovative Roof Hatches At Upcoming BuildingsNY Show – Booth #1116
PS DOORS will display their popular Slidewise Roof Hatch and stackable flood plank barrier in booth #1116 at the upcoming BuildingsNY show. This event will take place March 7-9 and is the largest gathering of New York City property managers and architects.
PS DOORS continuing education programs help design professionals earn one AIA/CES learning unit toward maintaining their AIA membership. By completing the PS DOORS Dry Flood Proofing course, architects will understand the importance of dry proofing methods and gain knowledge on how to protect properties from dangerous flooding.
Floods can be devastating and put an end user out of business for a long period of time. When the flood is coming, you need the very best in flood mitigation products; products that have been tested providing the confidence that they will function as intended when the water starts to rise. The PD-530 Flood Plank is tested and certified to ANSI/FM 2510, Flood Abatement Standard, to protect your property against flooding.
Flood proofing is an investment in protecting your building. It gives you peace of mind and can drastically reduce the risk of costly flooding disasters. When flooding happens, the ability to react quickly and protect infrastructure is critical. Using barriers to stop floodwaters from reaching damageable portions of your building is considered a dry flood proofing method. Dry flood proofing is commonly used to protect openings such as pedestrian doors, garage doors, driveways, dock doors, building exteriors and storefronts.
PS DOORS has addressed two facility management concerns in one door with its new PD-522FFR Fire Rated Flood Door. The only door of its kind, the PD-522FFR is specifically engineered for interior and exterior openings requiring watertight flood protection and a 90-minute fire rating. Best of all, it provides this dual-defense functionality while still acting as a normal-use swing door.