The Department of Energy and ENERGY STAR revenly released updated COVID-19 related guidance for benchmarking and certification. The new guidance takes into account what the building sciences say are the best way to operate buildings in order to reduce disease transmission: higher humidity, higher quality filters, maximized fresh air intake, etc. Read more here.
Download BOMA's Pandemic Guide. "Managing Through Pandemics: Preparing Your Buildings, Tenants and Staff." Covering everything from creating a pandemic plan and building-wide preparations to business continuity and legal considerations, Managing Through Pandemics is an essential resource for all property professionals.
The real estate industry - especially th eoffice sector - has been greatly impacted by the global pandemic. C&W have posted the first in a series of four studies about the "forecast and outcomes" for the industry
ASHRAE has released an updated infographic with further links to different resources, including building readiness, building specific guides, and ASHRAE Standards. Download here.
The Institute of Real Estate Management compliled some COVID-19 resources and information for property managers here.
See PDF download for Pandemic Guide For Real Estate Mangers: Resources for Reopening Your Property
Read HVAC Industry Demonstrates the Flexible Power of Digital Systems in a Crisis from Memoori.
Healthy Buildings as a Public Health Tool: A Q&A Webinar for ULI Members contains a transcript of the discussion including the impact on indoor spaces - especially healthy indoor spaces - on the occupant experience.
Kristen Senz from Harvard Business School Working Knowledge published: Why COVID-19 Raises the Stakes for Healthy Buildings.