occupant-health

Resource pages for "occupant-health"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Question Of The Week: How Does Your Cleaning Program Look For 2018?

A recent survey of facility end-users provided insight into the cleaning and maintenance products and processes being used more frequently.
living walls

Naava Smart Green Walls

With technology imbued into these living walls, the air filtration capabilities of the plants are maximized.
cooling towers

New Protocol, NSF P453, Takes Aim At Legionellosis

NSF International has developed guidance on treatment, operation, and maintenance of cooling tower water systems to help protect health of building occupants.

Pest Management Prep For Fall Season

As outside temperatures drop in many locations, pests often look to migrate into facilities.
building water systems

ASHRAE Seeks Public Comment On Guideline To Minimize Legionellosis

Until September 11, facility professionals and others can weigh in on Guideline 12-2000, a companion document to ASHRAE Standard 188.
LED retrofit

Human Centric LED Retrofit By Above All Lighting

Designed with healthcare and similar facilities in mind, this product mimics the natural Kelvin changes of the sun throughout the day.
workplace wellness

Alliance For Workplace Excellence Awards 54 Companies

These annual awards recognize companies for their actions that deliver on improving workplace wellness, sustainability, and diversity.
presenteeism

Focus On Hygiene Important Year-Round

Cold and flu season may be past for this year, but that doesn't mean facilities should relax on hygiene awareness for building occupants.
wellness

Delos, HKS Partnership To Study Built Environment, Health Impacts

The two firms will collaborate to discover, evaluate, and improve upon the effects of the built environment on occupant health and well-being.
radon testing

Detecting Radon Gas In Schools And Commercial Buildings

January is National Radon Action Month, and this article from ALTA Environmental describes the basic elements of radon testing and remediation for facility management.
indoor air quality

Manage IAQ During Renovations

To protect facility occupants from unhealthy indoor air during a renovation, focus on these three areas.
indoor air quality

Question Of The Week: What IAQ Myths Have You Encountered?

When it comes to: eliminating unhealthy sources; ventilation; and air filtration, which approaches are sound — and which should facility management filter out?
LED lighting

LED Lighting And Circadian Rhythm

Lighting is an ever-present aspect of our everyday lives in and around buildings, and it also serves as a key trigger for our rhythmic clock.
PCBs

Managing PCB Chemicals In The Built Environment

Polychlorinated biphenyls are a mixture of individual chemicals broadly used — and in numerous areas of facilities — until banned in the late 1970s.
LED lighting safety

LED Lighting, Impact On Health

In response to the AMA's June 2016 cautioning about In-Ga-N based LEDs used as sources of illumination, Rensselaer's Lighting Research Center addresses the issue.

BuildClean Dust Control System

This portable unit from ITW BuildClean is designed to prevent construction dust from disturbing the health and comfort of facility occupants.
UV-C

UV-C Lights Helped College Combat Illness Last Winter

At Schenectady County Community College in New York, Ultraviolet-C Germicidal Irradiation (UVGI) upper air units were installed around the campus.
wellness programs

Question Of The Week: Workplace Wellness Programs?

To advance workplace wellness programs, is facility management collaborating more often with counterparts in human resources?

Question Of The Week: HVAC Coil Cleaning Methods?

Ensuring that facility air is filtered properly is largely dependent on the cleaning and maintenance of HVAC units.

Question Of The Week: Barriers To Green Cleaning?

Five challenges (real or perceived) that prevent many facilities from transitioning to green cleaning programs

Webinars

Identity and Access Management

Did You Miss Our Facility Security: Identity And Access Management Webinar?

View this free video webinar and learn how to streamline and automate your access control, and help make the return to routines safe and simple.
Preventative and Deferred Maintenance

Free Webinar: How Accurate Is Your Equipment Inventory?

Attend this free preventative and deferred maintenance webinar and learn about the importance of accurate inventory, how to plan for tomorrow, and more.
Facility Maintenance Sustainability Security

5 Ways Technology Can Support Facility Maintenance, Sustainability And Security

Attend this free webinar and learn how technology can streamline your processes, help you stay proactive, and simplify your work.

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