Safeguarding Heritage: Preventing the Top 10 Agents of Deterioration

Disaster Recovery, Document Recovery, Fire and Smoke Damage, Mold Damage, Water and Storm Damage

Arguably, the cornerstone of safeguarding archives and collections lies in prevention, which makes understanding potential threats crucial. This is why The Canadian Museum of Nature and the Canadian Conservation Institute have compiled a list of the top 10 agents of deterioration, identifying the primary hazards to historical objects. This compilation aims to assist in preventing and protecting valuable collections, whether housed in museums or homes.


Emergency Preparedness: The 4 R's

Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Document Recovery

With storm season approaching it’s important to prepare your archives to the best of your ability. Polygon sponsored CoSA in creating an emergency preparedness resource page with some in-depth checklists and information for your archives. In this blog we’ll be sharing the 4 “Rs” which represent the 4 stages of emergency preparedness, Risk, Readiness, Response, and Recovery.


Podcast: Job Talk with Polygon's South Team

Catastrophe Response, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Temporary Climate Solutions, Water and Storm Damage

Climatize a workspace hundreds of feet under a lake? Bruce Zawisky and Nick Cooper of Polygon South discuss recent projects with unique solutions. As weather shifts, innovation is more critical than ever. Polygon is trail-blazing new builds and renovations in the south.


Podcast: IoT Property Risk Prevention

Construction Drying, Disaster Preparedness, Disaster Recovery, Temporary Climate Solutions

IoT is quickly becoming a valuable tool for buildings to mitigate property risk before and after construction. Frank Dobosz, Country President for Polygon US, spoke with Tyler Kern about the primary factors driving this adoption of IoT technology and solutions within the property space.


Podcast: Flat Roof Drying: A More Sustainable and Cost-effective Alternative to Re-roofing

Construction Drying, Disaster Recovery, Mold Damage, Water and Storm Damage

John O’Haver, business development specialist, and Kevin Lockard, national operations manager, both with Polygon US, joined Tyler Kern on Ideal Connections to discuss flat roof drying — a potential alternative to re-roofing a building.