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    ASHRAE responds to COVID-19 with new epidemic task force

    April 2, 2020 by CCE

    In an effort to respond to the current global COVID-19 pandemic and provide guidance for preparing the built environment for future epidemics, ASHRAE has established a new epidemic task force. The group-within-a-society will help deploy technical resources to address current

  • COVID-19 and standard CCDC/CCA clauses

    April 1, 2020 by Gerry Argento, LL.M.

    At the time of this column’s writing on Mar. 30, 2020, Canada has reported 7,297 cases of COVID-19 (both presumed and confirmed). In a continued effort to ‘flatten the curve’ and slow the spread of the virus, the federal and

  • ACEC-Canada asks federal government for industry support

    March 26, 2020 by CCE

    The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies – Canada (ACEC-Canada) has written to the prime minister and several cabinet ministers with specific recommendations for how the consulting engineering community can retain its capacity to help the federal government mitigate the COVID-19

  • CCA recommends keeping construction operational

    March 25, 2020 by CCE

    The Canadian Construction Association (CCA), which represents more than 20,000 member firms across the country, is recommending construction and related manufacturing activities remain operational, for the time being, during the global COVID-19 pandemic. The association points out, as part of

  • Crisis management expert shares business advice during COVID-19

    March 20, 2020 by Jean Ko Din

    Now is not the time for half measures. Suzanne Bernier, an internationally recognized crisis expert, is calling for businesses to be more proactive in combating the spread of COVID-19. To “flatten the curve” and prevent health-care systems from being overloaded

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    ASHRAE addresses COVID-19 in buildings

    February 28, 2020 by CCE

    To help address coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) concerns with respect to the operation and maintenance of heating, ventilating and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems, ASHRAE has launched a new ‘preparedness resources’ webpage for building industry professionals. “The recent escalation in the spread