With the recent outbreak of coronavirus in China, and cases now spreading closer to home, the need to be prepared for a pandemic has never been stronger. Sponsored by DCS Global, BOMA Canada prepared this Pandemic Guide as a way to help you meet the challenge of such outbreaks.
The guide is currenty being updated but given the current situation, please see the 2019 Pandemic Guide as reference.
DCS suggests implementing extra cleaning measures for common touchpoints or a full cleaning-for-health program. They also suggest including ATP swab testing and OptiSolve Pathfinder pictures to identify and measure the effectiveness of your cleaning program.
WorkBC lists facility operation and maintenance managers and property administration as high opportunity occupations. These types of jobs are expected to experience higher demand and offer higher pay. Here's how the two ranked:
#10. Facility operation and maintenance managers (4,660 job openings in 2019-2029)
#13. Property administration (3,800)
View WorkBC's Good Jobs for Today and Tomorrow document here.
BOMA International announces the release of a new research report created in partnership with the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI): Unlocking Hidden Value in Class B/C Office Buildings: Best Practices for Pursuing Low-Cost, High-Impact Energy Efficiency and Green Leasing Strategies. The first study of its kind, this report offers guidance and strategies for implementing energy efficiency and green leasing measures specifically tailored to the owners and operators of Class B and C office buildings.
Did you know that the City of Vancouver has a Sewer Credit Program? Cooling towers, by design, evaporate water, and can comprise 20-50% of a facility’s total water use? Read on for the WaterSense At Work document.