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Your building designs – a unique source of data to fight COVID-19

Your building designs – a unique source of data to fight COVID-19 | Pandemic Safe Buildings | Scoop.it

"...our objective is to advise business leaders on what they can do to prevent COVID-19 transmission through their facilities, hence we needed a model for how infection spreads within indoor spaces. Although we can see that a large volume of research has been done on the epidemiology of the virus, no single efforts have integrated infection, human movement and facility engineering modelling which can be instantly applied to workspaces. Creating this holistic view has been a key product of our prototype development."

Lorien Pratt's insight:

To  maximize pandemic safety, you need to go beyond simply tracking virus movement to also understanding human movement and the effect of the interventions that you place within your building.

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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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