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Indoor Air Quality

Improve Your Indoor Air Quality in Five Steps Whether your commercial space is open at full capacity or taking a phased approach to welcoming workers and the public, indoor air quality is likely top of mind for everyone in your organization. Indoor air quality is an important factor in keeping workers and customers safer and more comfortable in our post-pandemic world. Although we don’t have definitive proof that COVID-19 can be spread via HVAC systems, there is evidence to suggest it can happen. According to guidance from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), transmission through the air of COVID-19 is “sufficiently likely that airborne exposure to the virus should be controlled.” But how should commercial properties approach indoor air quality improvements?...

Workspace Readiness

How to create healthier, more welcoming commercial spaces As offices and other commercial buildings continue to reopen – some after more than a year – people are eager to interact with colleagues face-to-face and return to a more normal routine. There are still plenty of questions, though, about what “normal” should look like and how businesses will integrate cleaning and disinfecting into their workspaces. Right now, we see an important opportunity to create environments that balance cleanliness with comfort, offering a safe, welcoming space for all. THE NEW WORKPLACE How the pandemic will change office schedules – remote, in-house or hybrid – remains to be seen, but we do know the majority of people want the option of working in a company space at least...