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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).

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.


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.

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.

HidraLink Video Wall Software

HidraLink software is designed to take any open application, or applications, on a Windows PC and display them on a video wall, providing businesses a first line of defense against the spread of Coronavirus via transparent temperature monitoring.

High-Speed Facility Management: 6 Lessons From The Pandemic

Whether your project timeline is two months, two weeks, or two days, don't underestimate the power of teamwork and communication.

Which Face Masks Reduce Transmission Of COVID-19 Most Effectively?

Using flow visualization, FAU College of Engineering and Computer Science researchers qualitatively tested commonly-used facemasks and social distancing.

Reopening Drives Need For Safe Sanitizer, Disinfectant Refilling Solutions

As demand for disinfectant and hand sanitizer surges, properly engineered refilling stations with pumps capable of safely transferring flammable materials should be utilized.

Many Employees Feel Less Productive During COVID-19 Pandemic

Companies are adjusting to the new work-from-home world with mental health support and workday changes.

Six Ways COVID-19 Is Transforming Restroom Design

Bradley Corp. shares design strategies to help guard against coronavirus and other germ transmission in public restrooms.

Should Your Facility Implement Fever Screening?

Fever screening can help, but it is not the panacea to mitigate the spread of infectious disease. Research highlights potential benefits and risks.

Elevators In The Wake Of COVID-19

In addition to the now-familiar precautions we should take, elevator technologies are helping people be safe as they transition back to normal routines.

CertainTeed Launches Ecophon Hygiene Advance Wall

Designed for the rigors of everyday maintenance, Ecophon Hygiene Advance Wall is the only acoustic wall panel that satisfies FGI guidelines for use in restricted areas in healthcare spaces.

Five Key Considerations For Remote Video Inspection Programs

New infographic from NFPA highlights Remote Video Inspection steps as authorities open buildings and tackle inspection, testing, and maintenance.

IES, IUVA Developing UV-C Disinfection Standards

Illuminating Engineering Society and International Ultraviolet Association are collaborating on ANSI standards for measuring ultraviolet C-band sources used for disinfection.

Looking Ahead: Space Planning Tips

With space for casual, unplanned interactions and enhanced collaboration, the physical workplace remains an important element of a company's culture.

Safety 2020: Virtual Conference & Expo

The American Society of Safety Professionals' (ASSP) Safety 2020: Virtual drew nearly 2,400 professionals who attended educational sessions and engaged with speakers, peers, and exhibitors to learn the latest in workplace safety.

Five Changes On The Horizon For Parking Facilities

Look beyond the short-term impact of COVID-19 on parking management.

Feevr Non-Contact Thermal Imaging

feevr is a quick and effective artificial intelligence (AI) based system for screening and detecting individuals with elevated skin temperature.

Tips For Touch-Free Plumbing Retrofits

Touch-free plumbing fixtures provide a more sanitary option for facilities of any size and provide a quality option to improve public health

Senior Living: The Wellness Effect

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, the senior living industry was evolving from a care-based business model to one that is wellness-based, with care.

Integra Creates Space Between Seated Guests

The Wellness Divider is designed to divide space between seated guests in waiting rooms, lounges, and lobby areas to assist in stopping the spread of airborne germs, including the novel coronavirus.

Tech Tools To Keep Offices Safer

In looking at your Safely Back to Work strategy, it may help to break the challenges into three stages: Now, next, then.

Returning To Work: The New Office

There is a plethora of resources that facility executives can access to prepare their buildings for occupancy during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.

GermBlock Cough and Sneeze Shields

GermBlock is a line of cough and sneeze shields for industrial, commercial, clean room, and retail settings.

Aerosol Disinfection In A Pandemic World

COVID-19 has emphasized the need for health-based cleaning, particularly for high contact touch points.

Comfort Is King: Dressing For Success, Pandemic Style

As businesses reopen, employers should review and reaffirm their dress policies to ensure pajamas remain worn at home—and not at work.

22Miles Delivers Contactless Communication

TempDefend is a protective digital signage communication and direction tool, providing a building’s first point of communication and management in the prevention of viral spread.

Five Ways To Support People In A Post-COVID Facility

While the workplace will undoubtedly come back, it will also look very different. A JLL expert shares insight and practical strategies.

“Touchless” Self-Sanitizing Water Refill Stations From FloWater

FloWater has added a foot pedal mechanism to its already self-sanitizing FloWater Refill Stations, making them fully “touchless.”

Healthcare Facilities Design: Hygienic Flooring For Healthcare

Safety is imperative when designing healthcare facilities. Specifying the right materials for the floor is essential, yet can be overlooked for infection prevention.

Healthcare Facilities Design After COVID-19

Healthcare facilities designers have a leading role in creating safer spaces in a post-COVID-19 world. Here are five areas of focus to address when rethinking facility layout.

Sustainable Ratings, SITES And TRUE, Release Safety First Pilot Credits

In response to COVID-19, GBCI introduces these credits focused on landscape management and zero waste for buildings and sites.

Facility Executive: June 2020 Issue

The June 2020 issue looks at the new post-COVID-19 workplace—from technology to infection control. Plus, access control, energy projects, and parking facilities.

As Customers Return, Invest In Your Landscape

Here are four ways a renewed focus on facility landscaping will benefit operations, revenue, and safety for businesses as shelter-in-place orders lift.

PUREClean Service Program Supports Reopening

The Flagship Facility Services/Flagship Aviation Services PUREClean four-pronged approach to protecting employees in their workplace, and the traveling public in airports, is designed to support full, partial, or staged reopening of businesses and states.

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