Security and Environmental Concerns

September 2009
Security: Solutions for Enterprise Security Leaders;Sep2009 Supplement, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the security system installed at the 25-story California Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) building in Sacramento. The security system restricts employees and visitors to designated areas and monitors the elevator. Reportedly, the building encountered a problem with the smoke control system which prompted the Johnson Controls installation team to recommend a redesign of the air damper system.


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