Tag: COVID-19

IAQ monitoring

IAQ Monitoring: A Key Defense Against Viral Transmission

IAQ monitoring can show air filtration and distribution system effectiveness in buildings with outdated infrastructure.
Facility Management Year in Review

A Quick Look Back Before We Forge Ahead

A member of Facility Executive’s Editorial Advisory Board recaps how the past twelve months have been for the facility management industry.
sick in the office

Will Flu, RSV, and COVID-19 Be On The Rise This Winter?

New research suggests businesses should step up facility protection measures ahead of a combined respiratory virus season this winter.
Hospital Safety

Infection Rates Improve Following COVID-19 Pandemic Spike

More than 85% of hospitals improved performance on at least one of three dangerous infections, according to new Hospital Safety Grades from The Leapfrog Group.

An Air Cleaning Alternative For The 21st Century

North Carolina State University researchers have developed an air filtration technology that catches and kills pathogens with up to 99.9% efficiency.
SARSCOV2 virus

A Layered Approach To Clean Air

In the pursuit of improved indoor air quality and infection mitigation, combining UVC and MERV 8 filters exceeds MERV 13 pathogen removal performance.
UV Disinfection

UV Disinfection Stations Raise The Bar On Post-Pandemic Hygiene

UV disinfection stations offer an effective, low cost, chemical-free solution that in most cases presents no risk to mobile devices.
Corporate Headquarters

Corporate HQs Are Being Reimagined, Not Disappearing

Most companies require employees to be in the office three days a week, but not all employees are compliant, according to a new CoreNet Global survey.
Healthy Facility

Summer Cleaning: Ensuring A Healthy Facility For 2023 & Beyond

Summer is a great time to conduct an internal audit of your facility's health and safety protocols, formalize best practices, and begin preparation for the rest of the year.
Restroom Hygiene

Meeting Lofty Expectations Of Restroom Hygiene: Three Years Post-Pandemic

Restrooms remain under scrutiny and are one of the most essential areas for facilities to maintain in order to ensure excellent hygiene for guests.
HVAC technology

The HVAC Evolution

See how HVAC technology has improved to provide better indoor air quality for occupants.
Human-Centric Workplace Design

Human-Centric Workplace Design

In the post-pandemic era, designers and architects are taking a more mindful approach to workplace design.
new workplace

Navigating The New Workplace: Four Key Tensions

The new world of work creates friction for facility management teams, who need to plan around erratic demands for space and occupancy that change daily.
School IAQ

How This Elementary School Improved Its IAQ

Panther Valley Elementary School in Nesquehoning, PA improved its IAQ to create a better environment for students and staff.
Serious Injuries and Fatalities

Serious Injuries And Fatalities On Decline In Utilities Industry

For its new report, ISN analyzed more than 20,000 serious injuries and fatalities in the workplace from 2017-2021.
Jersey City WELL rating

Jersey City Municipal Buildings First In NJ To Achieve WELL Rating

Following in Miami's footsteps, Jersey City is just the second U.S. city to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating across a large part of its municipal building portfolio.
Office Trends

Observing Office Trends

Spaces for creative group work and individual quiet work have the greatest impact on space effectiveness and experience.
Far UV-C

New Research Will Study Filtered Far UV-C Technology

First-of-its-kind research collaboration will evaluate the efficacy of Far-UVC pathogen deactivation while identifying and assessing any negative impact on surrounding air.

Americans Agree On This: Washing Your Hands Is Important!

Nearly all adults believe handwashing is essential to maintaining overall health and wellbeing, according to a new survey. 
ISSA

Join ISSA: Rethink What Clean Means

Become a member of ISSA to Rethink What Clean Means, and discover how cleaning to the highest standard can help you achieve your business goals.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Capital Planning Advice for Facilities

Creating a sustainable and adaptable capital plan will take a coordinated effort among decision-makers and a tactical plan of attack. Learn more.