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BuildingReports Partners with ComplianceBinders.com for Healthcare Compliance Reporting Management Binders

Managing and organizing the massive amount of paper reporting required by CMS accredited agencies can be a massive headache for healthcare facility professionals. L&R’s Optix Compliance Binders™ provide a turn-key system for rapid deployment of consistent, ready-to-use compliance document organization across healthcare facilities. BuildingReports is pleased to announce that we've partnered with L&R to provide BuildingReports branded versions for DNV GL, Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) and The Joint Commission (TJC).

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How-To Guide: Linking Accounts and Buildings from Separate Service Providers

Do you use different BuildingReports Members for your various fire and life safety system inspections and reporting? Or, do you manage numerous building(s) serviced by different providers? If so, there is now a way to consolidate all of your reports under any account login.

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Inspector's Boot Camp Basic Fire Alarm Training 2016 Schedule Announced

Inspector's Boot Camp, a leading training resource for the Fire and Life Safety industry, has announced 2016 dates for its week-long Basic Fire Alarm Inspection Training in Aiken, SC:

  • March 13-18, 2016
  • May 22-17, 2016
  • November 6-11, 2016
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New Account Manager Role Improves Field Service, Increases Security

BuildingReports is pleased to introduce an addition to the Administrator, Manager, Manager/Inspector, Inspector and Custom User role types: Account Manager. The addition of this new feature is in response to requests from our valued Service Members, and is another example of why your feedback is so valuable.

The Account Manager role is a new user designation internal to BuildingReports Service Company members, and provides a third option to improve usability for organizations that provide account management services to large multi-facility customers within a given jurisdiction or region.

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Is your sales team effectively selling services, or just selling the company short?


"A business absolutely devoted to service will have only one worry about profits. They will be embarrassingly large." - Henry Ford

Selling a product is a far different prospect than selling a service. Generally, buyers will know the fundamentals of what your product is, how it works and maybe even why they need it.

Services on the other hand can be a far more nebulous value proposition to try and define for a prospective customer. You can't hold it in your hand, and understanding how to differentiate the value of one service over another can ultimately come down to preconceptions and hinge upon 3rd party references.

To win in today's competitive marketplace, service companies must begin to think differently about how they go to market, position their service offering and solve for their customers' challenges.

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NFPA 72 - Meeting the Requirements for Fire Alarm Monitoring

Did you know BuildingReports provides for the ability to include monitoring information on web-based inspection reports?

According to the changes in the 2010 updates, NFPA 72 now explicitly approves the use of alternative digital voice technologies, like Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP), and communication service providers, like cable companies, for fire monitoring purposes. All providers, including legacy analog phone companies, must meet the same monitoring performance requirements. BuildingReports has included the more detailed information in it's online reporting solution to satisfy these stricter requirements since the announcement went into effect.

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