Should I go back to the office? How risky is it to take my family to a restaurant? The Wells-Riley equation offers easy-to-grasp guidance for occupants, as well as building and business owners who are investing in infrastructure, to assess in-person experiences with greater confidence.
There is no easy button for eliminating the threat of spreading COVID-19, or other viruses, in office, retail, hospitality, healthcare, industrial or education buildings. As society learns more about COVID-19, certain truths are emerging that can significantly reduce the probability of contracting the virus within buildings by understanding this simple four-step strategy. This strategy provides a holistic approach toward creating safer and healthier places versus a single-solution approach.
With concerns about the safety of returning to the workplace at the top of mind of employees and employers, the need to create healthier spaces by minimizing (or even eliminating when possible) communal surface touchpoints continues to gain further interest.