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Shopper and Employee Comfort and Safety in a COVID-19 Environment

Monday October 5, 2020
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

The pandemic has thrown a lot of curveballs at retail. And facility managers have contended with their share of the challenges. There are many questions and speculations about indoor air quality, compliance, and how to safely manage building occupants with minimal mandated regulations to follow. FMs are left to balance the myriad of recommendations from ASHRAE, the CDC, OSHA, and local and state bodies.

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Driving Comfort and Safety Across PetSmart's 1,600 Stores During COVID

Monday September 28, 2020
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

 

At the height of the pandemic, PetSmart contended with an increase in hot calls nationwide and decided how best to keep employees, pets, and customers safe and comfortable. Now you can learn from their experience in a recorded webinar with their Manager of Energy & Sustainability detailing how they adjusted their energy strategy to achieve significant benefits, with surprising little increase in energy spend.

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Retail Tips for Dealing with COVID Recommendations

Monday August 31, 2020
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

COVID-19 has profoundly impacted retail. With the threat of the virus still present as we head into the last quarter of the year, some stores around the country are opening at reduced capacity. Top of mind for owners and managers are what recommendations to implement to maintain safety and comfort for staff and patrons–with indoor air quality becoming an increasing top priority. 

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How to Manage Building Air Quality in a COVID Environment

Monday August 3, 2020
By: Phoenix Energy Technologies

As we navigate new information daily about Covid-19, building managers are tasked with finding safe ways to reopen facilities. And the clock is ticking with buildings that are scheduled to reopen in early fall, adding pressure to use current CDC guidelines to assuage the threat of a disease that is not fully understood.

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