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Over 60% surveyed are fearful of the COVID-19 vaccine and 40% note they would consider leaving their organization if it required inoculation, raising issues for organizations navigating how to safely return to the office.


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Over 60% surveyed are fearful of the COVID-19 vaccine and 40% note they would consider leaving their organization if it required inoculation, raising issues for organizations navigating how to safely return to the office.

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.


A Workplace Divided: Employees Split Over COVID-19 Vaccine

Over 60% surveyed are fearful of the COVID-19 vaccine and 40% note they would consider leaving their organization if it required inoculation, raising issues for organizations navigating how to safely return to the office.

New Life For Shopping Mall Focus Of Design Contest Finalist

For theARK Humankind after COVID-19 international design competition, a team at Kostow Greenwood Architects captured recognition for a solution for out of use shopping malls.

New Tips Help Facilities Reduce Airborne Infectious Aerosol Exposure

The ASHRAE Epidemic Task Force has released new Core Recommendations for Reducing Airborne Infectious Aerosol Exposure and Communities of Faith Building Guidance.

Across The Globe, Employees Concerned With Healthy Workplaces

As part of its global study of four markets, Honeywell surveyed 500 workers who typically work in buildings with 500 or more employees across the United States.

Analytics Solution To Ensure Clean Hands

SecurOS Hand Sanitizer analytics is designed to detect if an individual has not properly cleansed their hands in a designated area where handwashing and/or hand sanitization is mandated.

Remote Working Continues: Five Crucial Questions

As COVID-19 numbers continue to rise around the world, Questionmark encourages employers to ask five crucial questions about their remote work readiness. 

Decision Makers Increasing Investments In Healthy Building Initiatives

Facility executives are prioritizing three mission critical focus areas of a healthy building — people, places, and planet — finds Johnson Controls survey.

Landscape Forms Creates Healthy Outdoor Spaces

Healthy Outdoor Spaces is a collection of new products, modified products, and space planning solutions to help landscape architects create environments that support people’s health and well-being.

What Will The Post-Pandemic Workplace Look Like?

Following the successful distribution of the COVID-19 vaccination, what will workplaces look like in a post-pandemic environment?

Smart Security Cameras With Mask Detection From Rhombus Systems

To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, the Rhombus security cameras automatically identify if individuals are not wearing face coverings.

Maternity Campus Becomes North Carolina’s First COVID-19 Hospital

Cone Health transformed its former women’s health campus into a designated COVID-19 hospital, protecting patients and care teams with innovative solutions.

How Safe Is Your Disinfectant Solution?

While disinfection is among the most effective ways to curb the COVID-19 virus, many are unaware of the health risks that chemical disinfectants pose.

3 Ways To Welcome Back Commercial Tenants

Implementing and communicating cleaning protocols is one key area for facility management to focus on as building occupants return.

Kapsel Face Shield Dispenser Kit

The Face Shield Dispenser Kit is available in compact boxes of 10, 30, or 100 and ready to be assembled in under a minute.

Lighting Research Center Releases Report On UV Disinfection

The report from LRC, Lighting Answers: UV Disinfection Products, considers product effectiveness, radiation safety, and energy use in buildings.

Utility Financial Intelligence Platform

The UFIQ platform uses AI and advanced analytics to analyze smart meter and interval utility data, define anomalies wasting energy, and deliver actionable insights to support decisive action for facility managers across vertical industries.

Safety In Manufacturing Plants During COVID-19

Effective cleaning and communication are crucial across manufacturing facilities, and the COVID-19 pandemic has only magnified the need.

Floorcovering Installation Industry Adopts ICRA

The floorcovering installation industry is fighting the spread of COVID-19 and other healthcare-associated infection through adoption of ICRA standards and protocols that help safeguard patients from potential contaminants during renovations and construction projects.

Report: Occupancy Tracking Tech To Grow Over Next Decade

While the COVID-19 pandemic has driven near-term market growth, the need for occupancy tracking is expected to extend into the next decade.

Prescriptive HVAC: Diagnose, Then Treat

To protect against transmission of COVID-19 and other threats, plan the steps to increase building ventilation and improve filtration.

Indoor Air Quality And The Pandemic

Here is a look at risk, energy use, and carbon impacts for commercial HVAC systems.

Workplace Foodservice And The Impact Of COVID-19

Patrons who may have previously prioritized variety, value, and community-building environments in the workplace are now seeking safe ones.

What Are You Doing To Get People Back To Work?

Safe-T Workplace Products is a one-stop resource to create a COVID-19-secure environment for people working in commercial and institutional spaces, healthcare and assisted living, and education.

Stylex Quick Upholstered Screens

The Quick collection of upholstered screens present a way to carve out private, protected spaces within open-plan environments.

Indoor Air Quality: Mitigate Risk Of Aerosol Spread

In 2020, indoor air quality became front and center for buildings as CDC and ASHRAE stated that COVID-19 viral particles are likely spread not only through droplets but also via aerosols.

Facility Executive: December 2020 Issue

The Facility Executive December 2020 issue looks at the role HVAC systems play in combating COVID-19, as well as artificial intelligence, stormwater management, and more. Plus, FM Solutions for 2021.

Texas Picks Eagle Puradigm Technology To Protect Capitol Complex

State of Texas selected Eagle Disinfection Group's Puradigm Technology to protect Texas Capitol Building, Capitol Annex Buildings, and Senate and House Chambers against COVID-19.

Industrial Packaging First In U.S. To Achieve Pandemic Prepared Certification

AIB International’s Pandemic Prepared Certification is the first certification created specifically for the food and beverage supply chain.

Occupant Health Hinges On Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality standards are changing, and a new normal is emerging that we expect will have lasting implications for resilient facility management.

Air Plasma Technology Can Reduce Spread Of COVID-19

APJeT has achieved 99.9999% kill rates of surrogate human coronavirus with its new air plasma technology, available in four solutions.

Should Employers Require The COVID-19 Vaccine?

As the first COVID-19 vaccines are administered in the U.S., nearly half of workers say employers should require the vaccine in the workplace, according to New Eagle Hill research.

Freezers At UArizona To Store 1 Million+ Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccine

The UArizona freezer farm is an important piece in an infrastructure of cold storage facilities that will serve as hubs in the state's distribution network.

Are Your Workplace And Workforce Management Best Practices Ready For A Post-Pandemic World?

Establishing an updated set of workplace and workforce management best practices that better reflects the profound changes in the way we work will be essential as we roll into 2021.

Denver Broncos Win IFMA Facility Management Achievement Award

The Broncos have earned the 2020 Facility Management Achievement Award from the IFMA Denver chapter for health and safety measures used at Empower Field at Mile High.

Matrix Medical Network Launches COVID-19 Certification Program

New certification program from Matrix Medical Network helps businesses and organizations assess, address, certify, and monitor work environments to help minimize the risk of COVID-19 transmission.

New Kiosks Help Contain the Spread

SmartSource's two new kiosks—the Automated Occupancy Counter Kiosk and Thermal Temperature-Checking Kiosk—designed to help organizations contain the spread of COVID-19.

Most U.S. Sports Fans Need More Reassurance To Attend Games Again

For most Americans surveyed, sitting too close to other spectators was a factor impacting their decision to return to stadiums for sporting events.

OSHA Has Issued Over $3M In Coronavirus Violations

Since the start of the pandemic, OSHA has proposed penalties totaling $3,403,139 as a result of 255 inspections for violations relating to COVID-19.

Zoneworks EZ Employee Separation Barriers By Rite-Hite

EZ Employee Separation Barriers are floor and table top workstation partitions that help keep employees safe when social distancing isn’t possible.

Workers Would Rather Clean, File Taxes Than Attend Office Holiday Party

Nearly 40% of workers are happy their office won’t be hosting a holiday party in 2020, according to a recent survey by Convene.

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