The Post-Pandemic Future
Awareness of how the built environment influences our health and well-being has rapidly changed. Leveraging a healthy environment is not just pivotal to achieving business objectives, but now critical to ensuring a relevant and sustainable future for our commercial spaces.
The importance of ‘built-in’ health and well-being objectives has shifted from a “nice to have” to a key deciding factor for tenants and employees considering where they will choose to work.
The decisions we make now will dictate our future capacity to optimize building occupancy, increase an organizations ability to attract and retain top talent, fill hotel rooms with guests, and create desperate confidence required for a restaurant rebound.
Zero-Risk does not exist
The goal is to minimize risk by employing a multi-layered strategy to safeguarding our people & places. As much as our buildings have the potential to spread disease, intentional changes to how we operate them can equally defend against transmission.
We cannot solely rely on individuals to adhere to social distancing protocols, mask mandates & basic hygiene sanitation.
The most impactful approaches will consider the indoor environment holistically, from who can access spaces and when, maximum occupant density, enhanced air remediation with IAQ monitoring & regularly scheduled enhanced disinfection services.