How to Optimize Buildings for COVID-19 Prevention

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This NYE article will walk you through the top 4 ways to optimize buildings for COVID-19 prevention and highlights the common mistakes that you need to avoid while practicing safety measures.

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, commonly known as Corona Virus, we have been striving to keep the virus away from our system. It’s no surprise that the COVID-19 outbreak isn’t going to go away overnight. While the health officials are trying to develop a vaccine and contain the outbreak, there are strong evidences that controlling indoor air quality will in turn lead to protecting buildings from COVID-19. 

Industry authorities like ASHRAE and The US Green Building Council have provided a guidance comprising a combination of safety protocols and technical measures for building owners. ASHRAE recommends increased outdoor air ventilation, upgrading filters and adding UV disinfectant.

With that being said, here are Top 4 Preventive Measures for ensuring you have COVID-19 Resilient Buildings

Lastly, COVID-19 has been hindering the operation of all business sector since the beginning of the pandemic but companies have come to realize that remote collaborations has improved the efficiency in business. This has not only helped businesses to operate smoothly but also limited the spread of infections. Construction industry has slowly started adopting innovative solutions and testing new concepts and its effectiveness which in turn may help achieving a permanent benefit for the industry.