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UV-C for Coronavirus-Resilient Buildings

Short-wave ultraviolet (UV) C (UV-C) energy—similar to sun rays—can be used to destroy airborne and surface-bound microbes, including chickenpox, measles, mumps, tuberculosis (TB), and cold viruses. In May 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended to businesses preparing to reopen following the pandemic the use of germicidal UV to reduce the likelihood of disease transmission.

Workplace Reimagined: COVID-19 Reshapes the Modern Office Experience

The American workplace has experienced more rapid, dramatic shifts in 2020 than it ever has before. But the real impact of COVID-19 on how millions of people work—and how they plug into a modern office—is still developing, say architects and real estate professionals who are not only navigating vast changes in their own businesses but also helping their forward-thinking clients plan for a post-pandemic world. The vast remote working experiment of 2020 has created new flows of information and conversation among employees.