The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is setting up a task force in a bid to reduce the "enormous health burden from Covid-19 and other respiratory infections".
The IWFM has called on the government to add workplace and facilities management professionals to the list of national key workers under the guidance first issued last week by the education secretary as a matter of urgency.
The ExCeL London Centre is being refitted to take hundreds of beds with oxygen and ventilators, the NHS England has announced.
Finland has launched an open databank that will be able to retrieve hourly electricity and heat consumption statistics for about 1,700 service buildings in the city of Helsinki.
The coronavirus crisis has created "unprecedented challenges for building owners and maintainers", says the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).