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“Dead-End” Spaces: the Hidden Coronavirus Hotspots That May Be Lurking Inside Buildings

“Dead-End” Spaces: the Hidden Coronavirus Hotspots That May Be Lurking Inside Buildings | Pandemic Safe Buildings | Scoop.it

"...the specific design of a building’s interior (along with other factors such as the HVAC system) can create invisible “hot zones” where concentrations of airborne agents, such as pathogens, CO, CO 2 , and radioactive decay products, for example, can be considerably higher than average levels measured elsewhere in the building."

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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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