Building Sweeps: Establishing Building Zones

Introducing Building Sweeps, iLobby's newest tool to keep your employees and visitors safe in an emergency situation.  Building Sweeps equips Safety Officers with real-time visibility, providing the means to sweep and clear zones ensuring all visitors and employees exit the building safely and quickly during an evacuation. Get started with Building Sweeps today! 


Establishing Building Zones

To get started with Building Sweeps the first step is to create building zones within the EmergencyOS module. 

  1. Start by logging in to FacilityOS
  2. Select Screenshot 2023-11-20 at 5.18.08 PM.png 
  3. Under Emergency OS select Screenshot 2023-11-20 at 5.18.17 PM.png

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    4.  Once logged into EmergencyOS select the Screenshot 2023-11-20 at 3.51.55 PM.png then click Sites

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    5.  From the Sites listing select the desired site, this will direct you to the Site Details page where you can establish your zones.

    6.  Under the new Building Sweep section select Screenshot 2023-11-20 at 4.11.06 PM.png.  In order to enable Building Sweeps at least one zone must be created under the site.

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      7. For each zone assign a Name and a Targeted Sweep Time. Targeted sweep time is the ideal number of minutes you expect a sweep of this zone to take when in an evacuation scenario.  Add as many zones as necessary.  

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      8.  Once all zones have been created click Screenshot 2023-11-20 at 4.29.37 PM.png to save all changes.


That's it! See Building Sweep Evacuation using the iLobby Companion App for a step-by-step walkthrough using this feature in an evacuation scenario.  If you have any questions, please reach out to our team at, we're here to help!


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