NIBS Sponsors COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall for 1,700 Registrants  

More than 1,700 people from all facets of the building industry signed up to take part in the May 7 NIBS COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall: Preparing for Re-entering Buildings, which honed in on the topics of indoor air and water safety, public transportation, and the "new normal" for interior public and private spaces. Hosted by NIBS President/CEO Lakisha Woods and moderated by NIBS Chair Carl Hedde, the 90-minute virtual meeting featured subject matter experts 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 Metro-North Railroad; and Pete DeMarco, Executive Vice President of Advocacy & Research, International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO).