As students continue to return to the classroom, some school districts are reimagining the classroom by bringing them outside. Read about how to help support the safe return to in-person learning.
Helping employees feel safe and secure as they return to the workplace is discussed in part one of a two-part IMEG podcast.
Acuity adaptability – a healthcare model in which patients remain in one room regardless of level of care – is being considered by many healthcare organizations looking for safer, more efficient care delivery in the era of COVID-19 and beyond.
By Jeff Oke Like other facilities, libraries across the U.S. are beginning to reopen to the public as COVID-19 vaccinations continue to expand and state and local restrictions are eased. After more than a year of being shut down, however, owners need to ensure their mechanical infrastructure is operating correctly and that certain measures are in place to help mitigate the transmission
More than one year into the COVID-19 pandemic, IMEG engineers have found no evidence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus passing through a building’s HVAC system and infecting people in other spaces. A recent statement from ASHRAE concurs with this assessment.
Ease, convenience, and timely access to healthcare providers and information is more important than ever as a result of COVID-19 and the need for social distancing. Read more.
By Mark Bellon The COVID-19 pandemic has brought challenges to nearly every workplace and home across the country, and for many of us, those challenges have become opportunities for adaptation and development. Whether it’s having your entire workforce work from home for the first time or figuring out how to decontaminate a large facility to continue serving clients, the pandemic
Increasing building security in lobbies while still providing aesthetically pleasing design can be accomplished through well-placed security systems and close coordination with the architect.
The ability to convert hotel rooms to hospital rooms should be evaluated now in order to be prepared for a future healthcare crisis patient surge event.
The integration of thermal imaging technology into security applications at building entrances to screen people for fevers – one of the measurable symptoms of COVID-19 – has not yet been proven practical or reliable.