We live in a different world today than we did prior to September 11. Since that date, Americans have become a little more cautious, a little more aware of their surroundings, and yes, a little more fearful about what tomorrow might bring.
To help mitigate occupants' fears, building owners are taking a harder look at the safety of their buildings. Granted, nothing could have been done at the building level as far as the airplane attacks were concerned. But the latest scare of biological and chemical weapons has made building owners wonder whether or not something can be done to prevent such an attack at the building level.