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Rebecca Cassidy

Rebecca is a Colorado native with a Bachelor Degree in Interior Design and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Colorado in Denver. She started in the furniture industry in 2006 and joined the Xybix team in October 2011.

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Why Should 911 Dispatch Centers Plan for ADA Requirements?

Posted by Rebecca Cassidy on Aug 4, 2014 9:00:00 AM

ADAComplianceRe-designing your current 911 dispatch center or designing a new comm center can be challenging. On top of the aesthetic and ergonomic planning — what we like to call the fun stuff — you’re also going to need to take Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements and building codes into account. These can seem complicated at first, but don’t get discouraged! We recommend hiring a professional designer who can help you along the way. Professional designers know all about ADA requirements, clearances and other building codes you need to plan for so you don’t end up with costly changes or a lawsuit down the road.

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Topics: Design

Eliminate Airborne Germs in the 911 Dispatch Center - FACT or FICTION?

Posted by Rebecca Cassidy on Feb 20, 2014 2:44:00 PM

XybixAirborneGermEliminatorSo you’ve heard rumors about a UV-C air filtration device for 911 Dispatch Centers that can help reduce 99% of airborne bacteria. But does it actually reduce illnesses? Fact or Fiction?

The answer is...FACT - it does!

Did you know that the most effective air purifier is natural sunlight? The invisible “C” band deactivates the DNA and kills dust mites, bacteria, viruses and other pathogens. Since our buildings block out most of the sun’s UV rays, our indoor air pollution is sometimes 100 times higher than outdoors. Christine Whiteman, an EPA administrator says “Indoor air quality has a great deal to do with children’s health, particularly when you’re talking about asthma.”

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Topics: Dispatch Consoles, Germs

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