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Outsourcing is a strategic win during COVID-19 (but only if you choose a reputable provider).


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Outsourcing is a strategic win during COVID-19 (but only if you choose a reputable provider).

COVID-19

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. COVID-19 articles below.


Eight Questions To Ask Before You Choose A Disinfection Provider

Outsourcing is a strategic win during COVID-19 (but only if you choose a reputable provider).

Retiring Facility Staff? Keep Critical Building Information From Walking Out The Door

Join us for this live webcast where we’ll discuss the importance of implementing forward-thinking technology to improve operational efficiency and attract new talent.

Clarity Shield From Draper Offers Increased Protection During Pandemic

The Clarity Shield™ is a cleanable, clear vinyl barrier designed to help prevent cross contamination between individuals in a confined place.

ESPC: The Remedy Schools Need During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The ESPC approach to facility retrofits is the ideal method to implement disinfection strategies in funding-strapped government and educational buildings.

Lighting Industry Leaders Team Up To Offer UVC Light Safety Guidance

American Lighting Association, National Electrical Manufacturers Association, and UL bring ultraviolet-C light application risks to the forefront with new position paper.

Larson Electronics Far-UV Sanitation Portal

The IND-DWG-FUVC-5X-R1-MS-120V-25C Far-UV Sanitation Portal can disinfect 99% of viruses, bacteria, mold, and spores at entry/exit points and in high traffic areas.

Seek Thermal Offers API Network, Integration Capabilities For Seek Scan™

The Seek Scan thermal imaging system is designed to quickly automate body temperature screening using skin temperature as a proxy, while enabling social distancing protocols.

Reopening Fitness & Recreation Centers

Safety policies and protocols for reopening public spaces such as fitness and recreation centers will need to be implemented to keep these environments safe for all staff and facility users.

Powerhouse To Offer Allied BioScience’s SurfaceWise2

Powerhouse is adding SurfaceWise®2, which removes pathogens from surfaces for months with a single application, to its suite of COVID-19 response services.

A Pandemic At Work: Employee Anxiety And Return To Work Demands

A new report from Udemy provides a look at the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on American workers and the workplace.

The COVID-19 Impact: Are Consumers Still Afraid To Shop In Stores?

Even as more retailers require shoppers to wear masks, a growing number of consumers feel unsafe in shopping malls, warehouse clubs, and big box retailers, according to a new survey.

COVID-19 Protective Barriers From United Industries UltraBoard

Featuring an all-plastic foam board frame with rigid film windows, UltraBoard's protective barriers offer a cost-effective approach to prevention.

Workplace Sentiment Survey Measures Employee Concerns

DeVry University’s study of workplace sentiment reveals significant uncertainty about career stability, with 25% considering job changes due to COVID-19 crisis.

Did You Miss Our “HVAC Resiliency For COVID-19 And Beyond” Webinar?

As buildings prepare for reopening it’s clear that most HVAC systems are outdated. View this free video webinar and learn how a science-based approach can enable a more strategic approach to COVID-19.

Change is Coming to Your Supply Chain

Disruptions in the MRO supply chain, reduced revenues, and higher cost of goods are all part of the fallout from the pandemic; now it's time to think about your supply chain in post-pandemic terms.

Employees Say Organizations Don’t Have Resilience To Navigate A Crisis

An Eagle Hill Consulting poll reveals only 25 percent of U.S. employees say their workplace culture fosters employee innovation and collaboration to deal with a crisis.

iLobby FeverCheck Discreetly Scans Elevated Body Temperatures

From corporate offices to manufacturing plants, iLobby FeverCheck identifies individuals who pose potential health risks to your facility during the COVID-19 pandemic.

How Has The COVID-19 Pandemic Changed The Future Of Work?

A new Cisco report uncovers forward-looking lessons for leaders navigating return-to-office strategies.

Effective Use Of Thermal Imaging Camera Systems

Thermal imaging camera systems require considerations critical to accuracy of the readings, optimal throughput, and quick alerts when the system detects a person with an elevated temperature.

Brivo Adds Facility Safety Features To Reduce Spread Of COVID-19

Brivo’s new Facility Safety Features enable organizations to implement return-to-work safety plans utilizing cloud-based security system.

SpaceIQ Provides Guide On Employees, Communication, And Return To The Office

Available for download, the guide explores why employee sentiment is critical and how data and technology can be used to share information proactively.

ASHRAE Provides Updated Reopening Guide For Schools, Universities

New guidance on the operation of HVAC systems helps mitigate the airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2 as schools prepare to reopen for the fall academic year.

JLL Announces Two Programs For Safer, Healthier Workplaces

As people return to workplaces, the real estate services firm is working with LabCorp and SGS for employee wellness screenings and measuring cleaning.

Enlighted Adds Workplace Contact Tracing App To Building IoT Platform

Enlighted’s broader building IoT platform helps companies master future challenges in addition to making workplaces safer during the pandemic.

NFPA Fact Sheet Outlines Fire And Life Safety For Restaurants, Others Using Tents

Across the U.S., tent and other membrane structures have been set up for outdoor dining and other customer service. Here's what you need to know to help keep these spaces safe.

COVID-19 Impacts Residence Hall Design Trends

With careful planning, residence hall design can balance health concerns while providing a nurturing environment for students.

[VIDEO] 6 Points Regarding Identity & Access Management Solutions (IAMS) and Returning To Work Restrictions

Digitally managing social distancing is critical to encouraging the necessary behavioral shifts that will create a safer and more secure environment to which employees feel comfortable returning to work. Learn how restrictions and guidelines related to access control are going to change as a result of social distancing.

New Reality of Staging & Seating Design

COVID-19 has led to a new norm of social distancing that will undoubtedly play a major role in how people gather at events in the coming months and years.

New Facilities Achieve Gold Standard Of Cleanliness

GBAC STAR’s 20-step, performance-based program offers expert-led training and assesses a facility’s preparedness for biorisk situations.

Center For Active Design Launches Fitwel Viral Response Module For Building Certification

Five leading real estate companies commit to prototyping the module, informed by a Fitwel Academic Advisory Group comprised of health experts from world-renowned institutions.

OU To Install Microbe-Fighting Devices In Residence Hall Rooms

The University of Oklahoma will install 2,300 antimicrobial devices in residence hall towers on its Norman campus in an effort to provide students the cleanest possible campus living environment.

The Prevent Collection From Busch Systems

This waste container collection is designed for facilities to create a cohesive, safe program for occupants to access and dispose of personal protective equipment (PPE).

Federal Employees Who Telework Are More Productive, Motivated

Nearly 70 percent of federal employees who telework want to increase telework, only three percent want to telework less than they did prior to COVID-19, finds a new survey from Eagle Hill Consulting.

NeoSan Labs Approved on U.S. EPA List N

NeoSan Labs' nontoxic broad-spectrum disinfectants have been placed on US EPA List N (#93672) for use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

Kaon Interactive Offers Free COVID-19 Space Planning Tool

The free, interactive tool for COVID-19 space planning uses 3D technology to visualize floorplan configurations and safe distancing guidelines.

HVAC Systems And Reopening Buildings Amid COVID-19

Examine your facility's HVAC systems with airflow, filtration, and humidity conditions at the forefront.

Touchless.Design Initiative To Create Touchless Kiosks For Museums

Working with the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, Ideum will design a unique touchless kiosk that will orient visitors to the "nation's collection of fine art" with a wave of the hand.

Measuring Cleaning In A Pandemic, And Beyond

One way to identify cleaning performance is through measurement, and a commonly used tool is Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) Testing.

How To Design Safer Offices In A COVID-19 World

Find out what design preparations and common sense safety measures can be made to your office for operating in the new normal.  

The Role Of Data In Transforming The Post-COVID Workplace

Integrated workplace management systems (IWMS) are helping facility management leaders to gain a clear understanding of how to plan and utilize workspaces, for safety of occupants.

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