COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall: Preparing for Reentering Buildings  

10:00 AM (ET)

Join the conversation as the National Institute of Building Sciences hosts a Virtual Town Hall with leaders from across the built environment to address concerns regarding building safety around COVID-19. Stakeholders will discuss and prepare for safely opening our businesses and offices again to our workforce and customers. Topics covered will include:

  • Re-population of commercial buildings
  • HVAC systems and air circulation
  • Public transit and other public infrastructure needs
  • Pandemics and the future of cities
  • Sanitation standards


Carl Hedde, Head of Insurance Practice, One Concern; Chair, NIBS Board of Directors


  • Dr. G. Scott Earnest,, Acting Director for the Office of Construction Safety and Health, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Thomas H. Phoenix,, Principal, CPL Architects & Engineers, PC; Treasurer, NIBS Board of Directors; Fellow, ASHRAE
  • Henry H. Chamberlin,, President &Chief Operating Officer, BOMA
  • Daniel Nichols,, Assistant Director of fire/life safety, Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Metro-North Railroad