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Some Owners Used Coronavirus To Clean Up Their Act –

Some Owners Used Coronavirus To Clean Up Their Act – | Pandemic Safe Buildings | Scoop.it
What is COVID-19 doing to the city’s extraordinarily ambitious plans to curb carbon emissions in buildings? It’s complicated.
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Low commercial occupancies due to COVID19 means an opportunity for building owners to upgrade to meet new energy and emissions guidelines.  Yet the air exchange requirements for COVID reduce energy efficiency.  It's a complex tradeoff.

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Pandemic Safe Buildings
News about keeping buildings safe -- for facilities executives, architects, risk officers, safety officers, civil engineers, retrofitters, public health officials, safety equipment vendors, building owners, and more.  Our focus is on _evidence-based_ advanced technology and models that help decision makers to understand the cost and safety impact of safety choices.  Our holy grail is a list of the optimal decisions for every individual building, given the current knowledge about the pandemic.  In the past, we've kept buildings safe from dangers like fire, flood, and mold.  Now it's time to add pathogen safety to the list.  This page tracks the latest news. Sign up here to join the pandemic safe buildings community: https://forms.aweber.com/form/93/1344673093.htm
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