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How the pandemic will reshape how buildings factor into employee satisfaction and experience.


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How the pandemic will reshape how buildings factor into employee satisfaction and experience.

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.


Healthier Buildings And Employee Experience

How the pandemic will reshape how buildings factor into employee satisfaction and experience.

Realty Trust Group Offers Guidance On Healthcare ETS

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA's Emergency Temporary Standards address a number of enhanced standards designed to protect employees in healthcare facilities.

Amidst Challenges, K-8 School Campus Construction Beats Budget

The project team for this education campus outside of Sacramento, CA collaborated to reduce the budget by $5 million, despite challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Listen Now: Welcome Occupants Back To Your Healthy Building

Move forward with confidence by implementing a 360° approach to facilities health and safety.

Workplace Death: Safety Groups Respond To OSHA Family Communication Plan

OSHA’s new guidance on working with families after workplace death includes communicating about inspections, findings, and the closing of investigations.

Convention Center Hosts Safe Events With GBAC STAR Accreditation

Learn how the Orange County Convention Center hosts safe events with the help of GBAC STAR™ accreditation.

Opinion: Apply For Workplace Hazard, Infectious Disease Training Grants

OSHA's Jim Frederick explains how the Department of Labor is helping workers through expanded OSHA training grants for non-profit organizations.

Moving The Needle

Two major businesses, Walgreens and Life Time, effectively meet and exceed their energy-efficiency goals despite COVID-19 challenges.

Caution Urged for Added Antimicrobials

Green Building Experts urge caution that COVID-19 may be fueling the use of potentially harmful antimicrobials in building materials.

Facilities Trends & Considerations Webinar: Where We Go From Here

View this free video webinar to learn how COVID-19 has influenced project planning, how to maximize your resources to provide safe facilities, and economic considerations to keep your eye on.

Positive Preparedness: 3 Ways Disaster Planning Protects Facilities

Preparing for the worst allows facilities teams to act quickly to protect occupants from harm, resume operations, and secure assets.

Broadband Infrastructure Critical To The Future Of Work-From-Home

A new survey explores work-from-home (WFH) experiences and the technology that supported or failed to support remote employees.

Facilities Tech Facilitates Return To The Office

Providing healthy, personalized spaces for work is key to post-pandemic commercial building flexibility and appeal for employees.

Four Ways To Improve Indoor Air Quality In K-12 Schools

Upgrades and modifications to enhance IAQ are critical, and funding from COVID-19 relief bills can help school facilities teams make them happen.

CEOs Want Employees Back In Office—But Can We Prove Buildings Are Safe?

Survey shows that 75% of executives anticipate at least half their employees will be back in the office this month, and ensuring corporate buildings are safe for return is key.

Personal Health, Climate Crisis Top Priorities For Returning Employees

New report reveals 74% of employees would consider leaving their job if office health and sustainability expectations go unmet.

Amalie Arena IAQ Improved By Pure Air Control Services

Home of NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning installed AeraMax air purification units ahead of Stanley Cup Playoffs as part of facility reopening plan.

Cooling Towers And Rooftop Decks

Protect occupants in rooftop seating areas by minimizing potential risk of Legionnaires’ Disease from this equipment.

Workplace Design: Creating Useful, Outdoor Spaces

Here are ideas to expand beyond the walls of your building.

Smart Tech For Safe, Productive, And Green Workplace Of The Future

Facilities teams can deliver on what occupants need with effective use of technology.

Workplace Design: What Type Of Place Is The New Office?

Organizational change around the new workplace isn’t one size-fits-all, and facility management has a central role.

COVID-19 Lessons Learned In Senior Living

Trilogy Health Services, owner and operator of more than 110 senior living communities, shares lessons learned from its pandemic experience.

Facility Executive: June 2021 Issue

The June 2021 issue looks at how facilities are evolving in the wake of COVID-19. Plus, healthcare infrastructure, lighting and energy, and preparing for natural hazards.

Investing Into Health Care Infrastructure

A sector burdened by deferred facilities maintenance faces more challenges amid COVID-19.

More Than One In Four Workers Plan To Leave Job Post-Pandemic

More than half of U.S. employees responding to an Eagle Hill Consulting survey report burnout, and burnt out employees are three times more likely to leave. 

Over $21M Available For Workplace Hazard, Infectious Disease Training

The OSHA training grants are available to non-profit organizations through the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 and the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program.

ISS Picks UVD Robots To Provide Autonomous Disinfection

New Blue Ocean Robotics, ISS World Services partnership raises the standard for hygiene, safeguards workplaces for employees to return to work.

American Workers Poised To Vacation With A Vengeance

2021 Priceline Work-Life Balance Report finds 92% of American employees are planning to vacation to make up for lost travel last year.

NoTouch IR Switches Promote Safety

To exit or enter a building without touching the door, a user must wave their hand in front of the NoTouch IR button.

Workplace Culture Is Paramount As Employees Return To The Office

As employees begin to make their way back to work, employers will benefit from creating a workplace people are excited to walk into every day.

Study Finds Textiles Are Unlikely Source Of COVID-19

Steelcase commissioned first-ever test on how the SARS-CoV-2 virus behaves on contract surface materials commonly found in offices.

ABM Forward Together for Healthier Teams

After a year of uncertainty, more people expect safer, healthier spaces—now and moving forward. ABM provides both surface and air disinfection solutions to help reduce viral transmission, improve air quality and protect occupant wellness. Learn more.

Newport Beach, CA Hotel Is First To Earn UL Healthy Buildings Mark

The Resort at Pelican Hill is the first hotel in the world to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air and Hygiene.

OSHA Issues ETS To Protect Healthcare Workers From COVID-19

OSHA's emergency temporary standard (ETS) focuses on healthcare workers most likely to have contact with someone infected with the coronavirus.

Did You Miss Our “New Challenges For Managing The Hybrid Workplace” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how the shift to a hybrid workplace impacts your employees, your workplace, and your role in managing it.

Buildings Of The Future: A Guide To Creating Healthier Buildings

Download this guide to creating healthier buildings from Schneider Electric, and discover where wellness and productivity intersect.

At Visa, Facility Management Shores Up COVID-19 Response

The company's senior vice president of operational resilience recognizes the crucial role of facility managers in business continuity during pandemic response.

News From NFPA: Remote Inspections, Construction Sites, And Cannabis Facilities

These three issues are among the timely topics the National Fire Protection Association has addressed recently, with a virtual event on June 22 to delve deeper.

New Dyson Purifier Delivers Cleaner Air In Public, Professional Spaces

The Dyson HEPA Cool Formaldehyde purifying fan helps create a cleaner space using a 360° filtration system and sealed HEPA filter to capture 99.97% of particles down to 0.3 microns in size.

New Survey Identifies IAQ As Driver For Economic Growth

Majority of millennials say they will feel safer returning to offices with real-time indoor air quality (IAQ) information.

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