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In 2020, a coalition of commercial and health system labs and tech partners formed to collaborate on a testing data resource that can help businesses, schools, and public health officials understand local risk for COVID-19.


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In 2020, a coalition of commercial and health system labs and tech partners formed to collaborate on a testing data resource that can help businesses, schools, and public health officials understand local risk for COVID-19.

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.


COVID-19 Data Dashboard Aims To Help Identify Local Risk Levels

In 2020, a coalition of commercial and health system labs and tech partners formed to collaborate on a testing data resource that can help businesses, schools, and public health officials understand local risk for COVID-19.

Higher Education Facilities: COVID-19 On Campus, One Year Later

The efficacy of higher education facilities services remains in the spotlight, while budgets tighten.

Global Real Estate CEOs Plan For The Industry’s Future

From indoor air quality to a lack of flexibility, COVID-19 has exposed how buildings are falling short in providing livable, healthy, and sustainable spaces.

Data Center Trends To Watch In 2021

Uptime Institute has identified factors expected to impact data center facilities management this year and in the future.

Facility Executive: April 2021 Issue

The April 2021 issue looks lighting controls, disinfecting with UV-C technology, and data center trends. Plus, sprinkler systems and COVID-19 on campus.

USGBC Releases 2021 Green Building Community Survey Results

This year’s survey was focused on COVID-19 recovery and how the green building industry can thrive post-pandemic — with health, equity, and green building access cited as key factors for building re-entry.

OSHA To Solicit Public Input On Whistleblower Program

The May 19 teleconference meeting will be the seventh in a series of meetings on how OSHA can improve its whistleblower program.

Iconic LA Building First To Earn UL Healthy Building Indoor Air, Water Verification

FourFortyFour South Flower is the first building in the world to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air and Water.

Circadian Lighting Inactivates SARS-CoV-2

J.Protect mixes visible and non-visible light to function both as a general lighting fixture with the ability to continuously protect and disinfect against disease carrying pathogens.

Did You Miss Our “Healthcare Best Practices For A Safe Return To The Workplace” Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn the policies and procedures various companies have used since the start of the pandemic to keep their employees safe.

Virus Safeguard Service

The Virus Safeguard service from Rent Ready uses EPA-certified disinfectant applied via 360° Surface-Spraying technology to kill 99.99% of germs and bacteria, reaching all surfaces and cracks.

Americans Still Use Public Restrooms, Want Touchless Fixtures

Half the U.S. population continued to use public restrooms throughout the COVID-19 pandemic; 84% believe it’s important to have touchless fixtures, finds Bradley Corp. national survey.

Maintaining The Value Of Your Real Estate In The Post-Pandemic World

Smart, connected technologies and advisory services help owners and operators meet the challenges of the "new normal" of today and tomorrow by ensuring occupant well-being, simplifying space management, and offering a more engaging experience, while facility teams remotely manage building systems for greater efficiency and reliability.

Does Your Public Restroom Rule?

If your public restroom is exceptional, Cintas is seeking nominations for its 20th Annual America’s Best Restroom nationwide contest.

GBAC Responds To Updated COVID-19 Cleaning, Disinfecting Guidelines 

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council's response addresses newly revised CDC guidelines for cleaning and disinfecting for SARS-CoV-2.

StepNpull Lands Six-Figure Deal On “Shark Tank”

A bidding war broke out over the hands-free door opening product StepNpull on the April 2, 2021 airing of “Shark Tank” on ABC.

ASHRAE, CDC Released Updated COVID-19 Guidance This Week

The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force updated its airborne transmission guidance on the virus. And, CDC provided an update on surface transmission for community environments.

GBAC STAR Certifies First Salon To The Program For Cleaning, Disinfection Protocols

A division of ISSA, the Global Biorisk Advisory Council recently certified Honolulu's Salon Blanc, New England's Gillette Stadium, and other facilities across the U.S.

Boston Air Solutions NPBI Air Cleaning Technology

Boston Air Solutions set to provide safer, cleaner indoor air quality through needlepoint bipolar ionization and real-time monitoring.

1 In 3 Workers May Quit If Made To Return To The Office Full Time

New research from Robert Half shows employees' ideal work environment and feelings about returning to the office full time.

Ricoh Unveils Return To Work Security Services 

RICOH Return to Work Security Services help organizations get back to physical workspaces with proper safety and security measures in place.

Facility Leaders Plan To Maintain Or Increase Protocols For Next Phase Of Pandemic

In new surveys, facility executives shared their plans to maintain or boost current protocols for disinfection, cleaning, and moving forward.

Spacewell Releases New App For Hybrid Office

The app from this provider of workplace software uses live sensor data to help employees navigate conditions in the hybrid office.

Four Most Common Parking Lot Maintenance Missteps

Before you begin your next asphalt repair or sealcoating project, save yourself valuable time and resources by avoiding these common maintenance mistakes.

In 2020, New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Focused On Green Efforts

With COVID-19 cancelling events, the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (NOENMCC) took advantage of the downtime.

Food Service Strategies To Enhance Return To Work

Across workplaces, cafeterias and pantry amenities might expand in size even as areas devoted to workstations shrink.

CO2 Measurement Contributes to Better IAQ

CO2 measurement is a key contributor to safer and healthier indoor environments.

LILIN Monitoring & Detection System

Monitoring system capable of accurately measuring the body temperature of individuals, and detecting whether or not they are wearing a protective mask.

UL, SafeTraces Launch Program To Help K-12 Schools Reopen Safely

Indoor air quality, ventilation and filtration verification, and infection control program helps enhance student, teacher, and staff safety.

The Music Center In Los Angeles Recognized For IAQ Upgrades

The complex is the first performing arts organization to earn the UL Verified Healthy Buildings Mark for Indoor Air Quality.

Return To The Classroom: Combining Health Safety And Security

Many schools are asking themselves: How do we return children to the classroom in a way that is both safe and secure? The answer can be quite complex.

Planning For The Post-Pandemic Office

What key changes does the workplace need to accommodate, and how will technology help to deliver these?

Airlines Approve Restart Of Pittsburgh International Airport Terminal Project

After pandemic pause, Pittsburgh International Airport will restart a critical infrastructure project that will build a modern, health-conscious airport.

Tips For Preventing, Minimizing Mold Risk After Prolonged Shutdown

Mold and hazard mitigation should be a top priority ahead of reopening a previously inactive property, especially if you plan on welcoming back employees.

Ambassador Service Enforces Pool Regulations

Planned Companies' Pool Ambassador service provides clients with an on-site professional or professionals who are responsible for enforcing pool regulations such as making sure guests are socially distanced and public swimming areas are kept sanitary during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hygiene, Cleaning Are Central To K-12 Reopenings

Focus on these five aspects when making the case for federal stimulus money to upgrade cleaning equipment and supplies in K-12 schools.

COVID-19 Vaccine Management In The Workplace

With COVID-19 vaccine deployment underway, employers must exercise caution as they plan to reopen physical offices.

As Offices Evolve, Owners Look Outward

Even in densely populated locations, there are opportunities to design outdoor spaces for employees and visitors.

The Pandemic And The New Focus On Indoor Air Quality

As the pandemic enters its next phase, facility leaders are focusing on air quality to optimize their response to viral spread.

iCleanse To Help Curb Spread Of COVID-19 In Nursing Homes 

iCleanse uses UV-C technology to disinfect high touch surfaces, such as mobile phones, tablets, stethoscopes, ID badges, keycards, and more

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