As organizations worldwide continue responding to COVID-19 and widescale shelter at home orders, millions of commercial spaces remain empty. Almost overnight, employees in office parks, high-rise corporate towers, education institutions, and manufacturing plants were instantly working from home. And even though the total impact of COVID-19 is still unfolding, we know company policies and building operations will be vastly different when businesses reopen.
3 Ways Energy Managers are Responding to COVID-19 explores practical and proven responses for energy managers addressing the following challenges:
- Understanding revised building safety guidelines from industry compliance leaders such as ASHRAE
- Implementing flexible, responsive measures to create safe workspaces under rapidly changing conditions
- Expanding routine communications with stakeholders and occupants regarding updated safety protocols for clean and healthy workspaces