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Occupancy Trends for Commercial and Multifamily Buildings

Occupancy Trends for Commercial and Multifamily Buildings

Property managers are constantly looking to find more about occupancy trends for market research purposes. This blog post goes over projected occupancy trends for the remainder of 2016 in both the multifamily and commercial realm.

Elevator Conversations with Our Emergency Communications Experts

Elevator Conversations with Our Emergency Communications Experts

Emergency communications monitoring isn't just about taking care of the end result. This blog post walks through a video with actual calls to Kings III to show several other service areas to pay attention to.

Fitness Center Safety

Fitness Center Safety

Kings III provides fitness center safety tasks and instructions for those responsible for a fitness center on their property along with safety tips that their residents should be made aware of and carry out as well.

Severe Weather and Building Management

Severe Weather and Building Management

This blog post provides tips when encountering unexpected, severe weather for those responsible for a building and its occupants. It includes steps from before to after the weather hits.

How Emergency Phones Offer Help for Seniors and Children

How Emergency Phones Offer Help for Seniors and Children

Children and the elderly often require an extra level of care, especially when it comes to emergencies, which is why emergency phones can be such an important item for their safety in public places. Learn more.

Marketing for Property Managers Summary

Marketing for Property Managers

Marketing is a hot topic in property management, as property managers always need new business and it can be hard to keep up with both changes in marketing technology and marketing trends. Read three effective marketing methods for property managers.

Kings III Emergency Communications is in the Service Industry

Kings III Emergency Communications is in the Service Industry

Providing emergency communications for help phones is a service at Kings III. Within this blog, specific, actual calls made to the Kings III EDC are featured in order to highlight several particular ways our service goes above and beyond the usual.

Building Maintenance Checklist

Building Maintenance Checklist

Property and facilities managers have a wide range of building maintenance items to look after in order to keep their building running the way that it should be.This blog post covers some of the most important items to look after.

A Look into a Day as a Kings III Facilities Manager

A Look into a Day as a Kings III Facilities Manager

Here at Kings III, we work with many facilities managers and see the type of responsibilities and issues they are concerned with. Kings III's facilities manager, Lisa, speaks about her experience in the role and how it relates to Kings III as a whole.

Lisa McNeese

Posted on May 4 2016

By Lisa McNeese, Facilities Manager Kings III Emergency Communications

Energy Efficiency Tips for Commercial Building HVAC Systems

Energy Efficiency Tips for Commercial Building HVAC Systems

Energy efficiency in commercial buildings is important for both cost and sustainability purposes. HVAC systems are a large part of commercial energy consumption. This blog covers ways that your HVAC systems can save energy.

Myths About Drowning

Myths About Drowning

Pool emergencies like drowning occur far too often. Many times this is because the public is misinformed about a lot of aspects of drowning. Simple awareness of drowning myths can be preventative. This blog covers some top drowning myths people have.

Taking the Lead in Pursuit of Excellent Customer Service

Taking the Lead in Pursuit of Excellent Customer Service

Across most job types, one thing is consistent: customer service is extremely important. One of our field managers discusses what this means to her and advice on how to apply customer service with any job.

Jenny Brackin

Posted on April 14 2016

By Jenny Brackin, Field Team Manager Kings III Emergency Communications

Ways of Reducing Elevator Emergencies and Entrapments

Ways of Reducing Elevator Emergencies and Entrapments

Elevator entrapments and emergencies: although unpleasant, unfortunately they are often an inevitable part of life when you manage a building. While not always completely avoidable, there are some actions you can take to prevent them. Learn more here.

Types of Emergency Phones

Types of Emergency Phones

As a property manager, there are several areas on your property that you should be considering emergency phones for. This blog post highlights some of the most common areas that property managers often protect with emergency phones.

Public Pool Safety Tips

Public Pool Safety Tips

Pool safety is so important for multifamily property owners. Responsibility falls on them to keep their pool occupants safe. This blog covers pool safety tips that the building owners can follow themselves as well as tips to pass on to residents.

Who is on the Other End of a Kings III Emergency Pool Phone?

Who is on the Other End of a Kings III Emergency Pool Phone?

Who answers the emergency pool phone on your property? Is your pool maintained and safe for residents? Property managers are responsible for making the pool safe for residents. Learn about Kings III pool phones and how we answer emergency calls.

Fire Prevention

Fire Prevention for Your Building

Building fire prevention is extremely important for property managers because a fire has huge implications in costs, liability and tenant safety. This blog reviews certain practices that property managers can carry out to lessen the chance of a fire.

Help Phones

Using Help Phones for Emergency Communications

This blog post highlights the advantages to using help phones in any high risk area for emergency communications purposes and the standard of service to expect from your emergency communications provider.

When Should You Look into Elevator Modernization?

People believe that generally an elevator modernization should occur every twenty years or so, but there are many other important indicators as well. This blog post points out other tell-tale indicators that your elevator may be due for a modernization.

How Our Emergency Communications Center Handles Entrapments

How does an emergency communications center actually handle an elevator entrapment? This blog post walks you through an actual recording of an elevator entrapment that occurred and the procedure that Kings III goes through to take care of it.

An Inside Look at Our Emergency Communications Center: The EDC

This blog features interview questions with several of our emergency communications dispatchers including what their favorite thing about their job is, the craziest call they've ever gotten and more.

Property Manager Tenant Retention

Avoid the Property Manager's Enemy: Tenant Turnover

Tenant retention is huge for the property manager in order to avoid excessive costs. Nothing can guarantee tenant retention, but this blog post highlights some aspects that can definitely influence it.

Not All Emergencies are the Same

In total, our emergency dispatch center received 1,114,054 emergency communications calls last year, and not all of them are what you might expect. Learn about some examples of calls that they received and how they handled the situations.

The Ins and Outs of a 911 Call

Many people think that 911 dispatch centers have the best practices and highest training for handling emergencies while this is just not the case. Learn common misconceptions about this emergency communications center that will help you make discretionary

Elevator Phone Line Sharing Done Right

If you are tempted to cut your elevator phone costs by practicing line sharing, know that there is a right and wrong way to do so. This blog highlights how to share elevator phone lines while remaining code compliant.