28 Sep 2020

Viral infections are serious. You want to make sure your business and commercial property are safe for both staff and visitors. This requires a plan for COVID-19 disinfection from a company you can trust. With so many businesses harmed by the coronavirus, many vendors compete for contracts. Yet, not all have the certifications or experience […]

01 Sep 2020

Reopening buildings during COVID-19 is a challenge. For one thing, we now know about the airborne transmission of the coronavirus. For this reason, improving ventilation is a top goal for facilities managers. Addressing ventilation and IAQ issues requires a plan. Cleaning, testing, and monitoring are a part of that. Carrying through with that plan keeps […]

COVID-19 continues to affect the country and the world. Work on a potential vaccine gives us hope. However, we also know the future emergence of a new virus remains a strong possibility. The return of the seasonal flu adds to our concerns as well. For these reasons, facilities managers must make building disinfection and IAQ […]

17 Aug 2020

Americans spend most of their time inside. In fact, according to the EPA, we spend about 90 percent of our lives indoors. Higher levels of pollutants concentrate indoors. As a result, this affects the health of building occupants. The elderly and those with underlying health conditions remain at an even higher risk. For this reason, […]

11 Aug 2020

Even as businesses reopen and employees return to work, the US continues to deal with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It’s a new frontier and building and facilities managers face many challenges to safe reopening. New guidelines for social distancing and workstation layouts need special attention. Doing so puts the safety and wellbeing of employees first. […]

29 Jul 2020

Increased emphasis on health and wellness is an ongoing trend in the corporate world. Because of this, the commercial real estate market must change to meet new demands as the focus on healthy buildings IAQ impacts employers and staff as well. Healthy buildings keep occupants healthy. For employers, healthy workers have higher morale and are […]

14 Jul 2020

Indoor air quality has always been a concern for building and facilities managers. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic only highlights the need for safety in the indoor environment. This includes choosing the correct filters and maintaining them. For example, it’s recommended that HEPA fights coronavirus the best of all filter products. However, removing contaminated filters is […]

06 Jul 2020

As facilities and building managers confront the realities of the COVID19 pandemic, better methods and tools become available to keep buildings safe. For instance, increased cleaning and disinfecting schedules limit the risk of infection. Regular maintenance and repairs to HVAC systems keep systems running at top performance. But, real-time, persistent air purification gives building engineers […]

01 Jul 2020

Every sector of the U.S. economy feels the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The hardest-hit segment of the population are seniors with people 85 and older facing the greatest risk of severe illness. Many nursing homes find themselves overwhelmed in their efforts to maintain safe environments for seniors in their care. As skilled nursing facilities […]

23 Jun 2020

For the past several decades, much focus has been put on the design of sustainable buildings. LEED certification is sought after by building owners and facilities managers in their efforts to reduce their carbon footprint and keep energy costs low. More recently, there has been an increased focus on the effects of the building environment […]