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.
Intracom Systems has released VCOM DRaaS. In the event of a widespread emergency, such as COVID-19, VCOM DRaaS enables users of critical communications systems to continue to work from home or other remote locations outside the office or studio.
In California, assisted living residence The Kensington Redondo Beach helped "lift" spirits in the midst of the COVID-19 outbreak and shelter-in-place orders.
OSHA reminds employers that it's illegal to retaliate against workers who report unsafe, unhealthful working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.
Hatch Data, a commercial real estate software company based in San Francisco and Boston, has released its building energy data up to April 4, 2020.
The OMI Drone Disinfection System disperses a mist of EPA approved agents that kills COVID-19 and 99.9% of bacteria within 60 seconds of contact.
As more businesses are forced to temporarily shutter their storefronts, MaintenX International offers helpful hints for "dark store" maintenance.
This joint initiative aims to arm the real estate and facility management industry with insights on working from home experiences during the COVID-19 crisis, after social distancing policies are relaxed.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA has issued interim enforcement guidance to help combat supply shortages of disposable N95 filtering face piece respirators.
Through partnership with local manufacturers EIS-Fabrico and Underwood Mold Company, the production of these face shields is expected to reach 100,000 over the next month.
Products donated to help healthcare facilities in their fight against COVID-19 include sensor faucets, soap dispensers, flush valves, sinks, and hand dryers.
Effective disinfection of surfaces requires not only an effective product, but also effective practice.
SmartDome heightens real-time awareness of social distancing in retail stores – especially in areas frequented by multiple shoppers.
At his coronavirus briefings, President Trump marvels at the global reach of the pandemic and then adds: “Nobody saw this coming.” Actually, a lot of people did.
The company first responded to the developing crisis in Wuhan, China where its local personnel worked to fulfill the urgent need for new hospitals.
Lack of N-95s, masks, face shields threaten workers in healthcare facilities in every state, in every size facility. Only 12% have received supplies from the Strategic National Stockpile.
Approximately 79% of organizations reported already experiencing negative impact of COVID-19, according to a S&P Global Market Intelligence survey.
Organic mattress maker refocuses part of the cut and sew department at its Los Angeles factory to produce face masks in light of COVID-19 mask shortage.
AkitaBox's facility and infrastructure management platform will help healthcare providers identify units within their facilities which could be converted to COVID-19 units.
VuWall has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering a free visualization tool to help coordinators on the front lines.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ZOLL Medical Corporation will increase production of ventilators 25-fold over recent production volumes.
If your company is going above and beyond to help its employees and/or the community at large during the COVID-19 crisis, let us know.
Security associations join forces to deliver increased services to global security leaders as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic crisis.
The director of healthcare design at Chicago firm Skender shares advice based on her experience during the Ebola outbreak in 2014.
In an attempt to balance employee needs with financial realities, organizations are employing a variety of approaches to time-off policies in response to COVID-19.