COVID-19 Resources

BE-Ex is happy to provide this list of resources on COVID-19 and the built environment, compiled with help from our Board of Directors, Board Programs Committee, and Industry Leadership Council. 

These lists have been created to provide our community with easy access to topical information during this critical time, but the inclusion of any item below does not represent an endorsement of any opinion, analysis or information included in any resource. 

Guidance

View relevant technical guidance, recommendations, and resources compiled or created by other organizations.

ASHRAE Guidance for Building Operations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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ASHRAE Pandemic COVID-19 and Airborne Transmission

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ASHRAE Technical Resources

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AIA California COVID-19 Resources

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AIANY COVID-19 Resources

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DOB Phase I Reopening Guidelines

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Fitwel COVID-19 Resources

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Healthy Building Network COVID-19 Resources

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MASS Role of Architecture in Fighting COVID-19

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NYSERDA Response to COVID-19

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Research & Studies

View academic research with a specific bearing on the interaction between the built environment and COVID-19.

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: Built Environment Considerations To Reduce Transmission

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Towards Sustainable, Energy-efficient and Healthy Ventilation Strategies in Buildings: a Review

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Articles

View COVID-19 press items with specific relevance to the built environment.

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Will Change the Built Environment

Architectural Digest, March 18, 2020

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Coronavirus Lingers in Air of Crowded Spaces, New Study Finds

Bloomberg, April 27, 2020

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Reducing COVID-19 Transmission in the Built Environment

Architect Mag, May 4, 2020

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"Hygiene Ventilation" and the Case for Green Stimulus

Archinect, May 4, 2020

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Can I Get Coronavirus From Riding an Elevator?

NY Times, May 13, 2020

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Infection Control in Office Buildings: Preparing for Re-occupancy Amid the Coronavirus

BD+C Network, May 18, 2020

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New Research Raises More Concerns About Airborne Transmission of COVID-19

Treehugger, May 22, 2020

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That Office AC System is Great — at Recirculating Viruses

NY Mag, May 22, 2020

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The Future of Buildings Will Be Healthy

Arup, July 14, 2020

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We Need to Talk About Ventilation

The Atlantic, July 30, 2020

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