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Bala Consulting Engineers Offers "COVID-19 and Impacts to the Workplace" Research Paper

The Bala COVID-19 Task Force has researched and collaborated with industry partners and health experts to present some of the most effective ways to make our buildings safer. From filters and air changes in HVAC systems to sanitization and touchless toilet fixtures as well as technology integrations for access control and bio-scanning, there are short- and long-term strategies building owners can implement to increase the safety of their building.

IAPMO Creates Database of Plumbing and Mechanical Related COVID-19 Resources

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has created a robust and continually updated database linking to resources of import to the plumbing and mechanical industries, who were declared essential infrastructure workers by the Department of Homeland Security. Offerings range from "Guidelines to Protect Workers Related to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Other Potential Infectious Materials (OPIM) in Plumbing and HVAC Systems" to "Coronavirus in Plumbing Systems: How Did the Outbreak Occur in Hong Kong and Is there a Risk in North America?"