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Rosendin is aiding the coronavirus crisis response efforts to help communities care for sick patients by helping transition two mid-century buildings into temporary healthcare facilities in California.


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Rosendin is aiding the coronavirus crisis response efforts to help communities care for sick patients by helping transition two mid-century buildings into temporary healthcare facilities in California.

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.


Rosendin Builds Temporary Healthcare Facilities

Rosendin is aiding the coronavirus crisis response efforts to help communities care for sick patients by helping transition two mid-century buildings into temporary healthcare facilities in California.

Intracom Releases Disaster Recovery as a Service

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.

Construction Lift Helps Friends Celebrate 91st Birthday Despite Coronavirus

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.

Autonomous Vehicles Transport COVID-19 Tests

Autonomous vehicles are being used to transport medical supplies and COVID-19 tests at Mayo Clinic in Florida.

OSHA To Employers: You Can’t Retaliate Against Workers

OSHA reminds employers that it's illegal to retaliate against workers who report unsafe, unhealthful working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.

U.S. Office Building Energy Use: A Snapshot During COVID-19 Crisis

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.

ICONICS Free Remote Expert Assistance Software

ICONICS announced the free use of its CFSWorX Connected Field Worker and Remote Expert collaboration product for the remainder of 2020.

Drone Disinfection System Kills Coronavirus In Large Indoor Spaces

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.

Four Tips For Dark Store Maintenance During COVID-19

As more businesses are forced to temporarily shutter their storefronts, MaintenX International offers helpful hints for "dark store" maintenance.

ABM Offers EnhancedClean™ Program

This provider of facility solutions has introduced a proprietary facility cleaning program for COVID-19 remediation efforts.

Working From Home: RICS-IFMA And Leesman To Examine Experiences

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.

Maxxess Health Risk Management System

Maxxess Systems has announced a new application for the Maxxess InSite Response Coordination System specifically designed to help organizations manage health risks to their staff and visitors.

Solving The Remote Building Management Challenge

As businesses embrace the new remote norm during the COVID-19 crisis, what happens to the buildings they leave behind, and those responsible for running those buildings?

PathoSans Donating Sanitizer and Disinfectant

PathoSans Technologies will donate up to 5,000 gallons/day of its PathoCide sanitizer and disinfectant to Illinois.

The N95 Shortage: OSHA Issues Guidance For Respiratory Protection

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, OSHA has issued interim enforcement guidance to help combat supply shortages of disposable N95 filtering face piece respirators.

Siemens Works With Georgia Tech To Provide Face Shields

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.

Zurn Pledges $1M In Hygienic Product To Healthcare Facilities

Products donated to help healthcare facilities in their fight against COVID-19 include sensor faucets, soap dispensers, flush valves, sinks, and hand dryers.

COVID-19: Surface Disinfection As Prevention Strategy

Effective disinfection of surfaces requires not only an effective product, but also effective practice.

Social Distancing Reminders Promote Safer Retail Store Shopping

SmartDome heightens real-time awareness of social distancing in retail stores – especially in areas frequented by multiple shoppers.

ASHRAE Establishes Epidemic Task Force

The task force will address the challenges of the current COVID-19 pandemic as it relates to the effects of heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems on disease transmission.

Green Seal Evaluates Green Cleaning Products

With coronavirus prompting more frequent use of cleaning products (and more inhalation of cleaning chemicals), here’s a window into Green Seal’s performance requirements for certified green cleaning products.

STARC Systems To Provide Critical Isolation Rooms

To protect patients and healthcare workers from COVID-19, "essential" manufacturer STARC Systems is increasing production of instant isolation rooms.

The Coronavirus Pandemic: “Nobody Saw This Coming”

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.

Duro-Last Retools To Manufacture Medical PPE

The roofing membrane manufacturer's engineers, product development and manufacturing staff have utilized their expertise in manufacturing flexible PVC and fabrics to help in the fight against COVID-19.

Empire State Building Lights Up The Night

Starting March 29 and through April 2, Empire State Realty Trust and iHeart Media are partnered to beam a light show synced to the modern era anthem of NYC, Alicia Keys' Empire State of Mind.

Johnson Controls Helps Support Critical Infrastructure During Crisis

The company first responded to the developing crisis in Wuhan, China where its local personnel worked to fulfill the urgent need for new hospitals.

Survey Shows Dire PPE, Hand Sanitizer Shortages Across U.S.

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.

IFMA Conducting Global Work-From-Home Survey

The Work-from-Home Experience Survey will help identify the global impact of COVID-19 on how and where people are working.

Businesses Bracing For Major Disruptions From COVID-19

Approximately 79% of organizations reported already experiencing negative impact of COVID-19, according to a S&P Global Market Intelligence survey.

Protecting Your Empty Facility

With many once bustling facilities now seeing no or limited visitors, review security management procedures.

Avocado Green Mattress Repurposes Factory To Make Face Masks

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 Helps Healthcare Institutions Battle COVID-19 Crisis

AkitaBox's facility and infrastructure management platform will help healthcare providers identify units within their facilities which could be converted to COVID-19 units.

VuWall2 Visualization Tool Offered As Free Software Download

VuWall has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering a free visualization tool to help coordinators on the front lines.

5 Ways To Support Your Staff During COVID-19

As your employees adapt to changing circumstances, here are several ways to provide them support and keep operations going.

ZOLL To Increase Ventilator Production To 10,000 Per Month

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, ZOLL Medical Corporation will increase production of ventilators 25-fold over recent production volumes.

How Is Your Company Helping During The COVID-19 Crisis?

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.

ASIS International, Security Industry Association Form New Partnership

Security associations join forces to deliver increased services to global security leaders as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic crisis.

How Healthcare Facilities Can Prepare For COVID-19

The director of healthcare design at Chicago firm Skender shares advice based on her experience during the Ebola outbreak in 2014.

Hand Dryers And The Coronavirus

Some news outlets have reported on matters surrounding hand dryer efficacy, but CDC, WHO, and scientists from Johns Hopkins University have reported hand dryers do not spread the coronavirus.

Most Employees Are Working From Home Due To COVID-19

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.

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