Planning

Planning

In Planning for the NEW NORMAL, we must provide ways to make the built environment safe and healthy. What Strategic Operations Planning is necessary to ensure your Organization and its facilities, equipment, and people are prepared for the “What’s Next?”

Our Planning Team is available to help guide your Organization’s critical next steps in addressing Resiliency, Sustainability, and our “New Normal”.

Resource: Planning for the New Normal

For the Built Environment
• Physical Access Protocols
• Interior Personnel Movement and Spacing
• At Risk Colleague Considerations
• PPE and General Area Disinfection Plan

For Building Infrastructure
• Documentation of infrastructure
• Pro-active System Analysis and Retro-fits
• Mechanical/Electrical Resiliency Fitness Testing
• Telecommunications Tenacity

For Hospitals / Healthcare
• Travel paths for infected patients
• Pandemic units
• Remote communication with an infected patient
• Telehealth
• Addressing specialty and/or high-risk areas
For Higher Education, Corporate, Cultural, Civic Spaces
• General building layout / traffic flow design
• Awareness of social distancing, ventilation, access, etc.
• Leverage system capabilities and technologies.
• Addressing “Common” Areas
• Specific application for Dorms, Classrooms, Recreation, Conference

For Community / Campus Resource Collaboration
• Overall cohesive plan effectively utilizing available resources
• Minimize redundancies in capital assets, prioritize strategic future

Thought Content

Planning for the New Normal
Plumbing Systems Re-Occupancy and Ongoing Operations

Your building may have been shut down these past many months due to WFH/COVID. Minimal use of your building’s water systems creates stagnant water in your plumbing system piping and equipment, which promotes the growth of Legionella and/or other biofilm-associated bacteria. This places your building occupants at risk when re-occupancy occurs. Now is the time to develop and implement a safe and effective Water Management Plan to protect your building occupants, maximizing their health and safety upon re-occupancy.

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