LEED Certification Response to COVID-19

LEED Certification Response to COVID-19

Ensuring the upkeep of our building systems has come to the forefront of our attention as the world continues to adjust to life during the COVID-19 pandemic. What can building owners and managers do at a systems and operations level to ensure the safety of building...
Lockdown Impacts to California’s Solar Mandate

Lockdown Impacts to California’s Solar Mandate

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the state is now seeing a slowdown in construction projects and permits for new housing, thus state-wide projected solar photovoltaic generation has been slowed. Prior to recent lockdowns, an analysis conducted at Wood Mackenzie, a...
WELL Re-Entry into the Workplace

WELL Re-Entry into the Workplace

Building practitioners looking to reopen their building during or after COVID-19 shutdowns can cut the learning curve by utilizing WELL’s Health-Safety Rating System. In response to COVID-19, the International Well Building Institute’s Task Force developed the WELL...
How to Fight COVID-19 with ASHRAE Standards

How to Fight COVID-19 with ASHRAE Standards

COVID-19 has triggered building owners and managers to focus intently upon Indoor air quality. How safe is your building? What assurances can you provide to occupants or future occupants that spaces are safe? The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and...
How WELL Will Your Staff Perform after COVID-19?

How WELL Will Your Staff Perform after COVID-19?

Bottom line? Healthy employees get more done. On March 19, 2020, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released an Employer Costs for Employee Compensation report for December 2019. On average, employers spent 7.3% of total compensation, or $2.53 per hour worked on personal,...