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'First line of defense': COVID-19 prompts rethink in role of buildings

'First line of defense': COVID-19 prompts rethink in role of buildings | Pandemic Safe Buildings | Scoop.it

"From office workers to students, Americans facing colder weather and more time inside have a pressing question: How can they keep safe amid a pandemic that scientists say thrives in indoor settings?


 


The search for answers has prompted a new look at what architects and their buildings can do to help, both now and in the future."

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A good introduction into how the pendemic is accelerating already important issue, which is how buildings can be as healthy as possible for the people who occupy them

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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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