The Omnicron variant of the COVID-19 virus has reignited the debate about safety and wellness within indoor environments, from offices and schools to retail stores and medical facilities. What have we all learned about indoor air quality over the last two years, and have the efforts to improve it been enough for sustainable human performance and wellness? Michael Dreidger, CEO of Airsset, a Vancouver-based startup that monitors and provides solutions to improve indoor air quality, speaks with BD+C's John Caulfield about how building owners and property managers can improve their buildings' air quality.
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Is telehealth finally mainstream?
After more than a century of development, telehealth has become a standard alternative for many types of care.