September 15, 2020

Dilution: A Strategy to Reduce Indoor Air Pollution

Data tells us that COVID-19 is an airborne virus, spread from person to person through droplets or what is known as bioaerosols. In a commercial building, we believe dilution […]
August 10, 2020

Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) in the era of COVID-19: How high should it be?

What does healthy IAQ look like these days? Well, first we need to start with a baseline definition of indoor air quality. At DMA, IAQ is a measure of contaminants, and […]
July 1, 2020

How do you know if your building is safe to reopen?

How do you know if your building is safe to reopen?  Do you have a documented Epidemic Operating Conditions in Place (ECiP) to open and maintain your […]
June 22, 2020

How Outside Air Impacts Your Energy Efficiency

  Commercial buildings that were vacant during the pandemic are now welcoming back employees. Facility managers are focusing on ways to optimize indoor air quality to […]
June 8, 2020

AIA Colorado: Restaurant Design in A Pandemic

  Happy to share the AIA Colorado Virtual Connect presentation from “Restaurant Design in a Pandemic”. I was on the panel amongst top Colorado architects, providing […]
May 29, 2020

COVID19: Changing the Built Environment

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has caused DMA to re-evaluate our work and what it means to engineer buildings for a world that might not be […]