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TD Talks: An Industry Blog

We offer integrated and comprehensive solutions from engineering and construction to the operations and maintenance of your facility.

Jun

22

2020

American Institute of Architects (AIA) Building Readiness Guidelines for Plumbing

Preventing COVID-19 spread in the commercial office is the responsibility of everyone involved: owners, facility managers, employees, and customers. The first steps are widely known: wash hands thoroughly and practice social distancing. Building operators look a little deeper at HVAC technologies like ultraviolet filters, but often overlooked are plumbing systems. 

Jun

15

2020

Building readiness: How to implement the CDC's new HVAC/plumbing guidelines

Many Texans and Arizonans will return to the office in the coming weeks, but their workspaces may not look the same as they did before COVID-19 hit in February. Offices will be redesigned, some employees may work from home full-time, and the gears that keep the building running will have to adapt to these changes. Some companies will inspect their systems; others will upgrade them; and more will look for larger renovation/new construction options to better support their workforce.

May

15

2020

The Importance of Indoor Air Quality in times of COVID-19

As we continue to envision what the "new normal" will look like in the coming weeks, it is imperative to consider the impact that indoor air quality (IAQ) has on occupant health. According to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) "Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 through the air is sufficiently likely that airborne exposure to the virus should be controlled. Changes to building operations, including the operation of heating, ventilating, and air-conditioning systems, can reduce airborne exposures."

Media   Blog   COVID19   Service   Facilities   HVAC   IAQ  

May

05

2020

Maintaining Your Healthcare Facility During COVID-19

Hospitals are bracing for the next wave of patients, maintenance is working overtime and leaders are trying to stay ahead of the curve. Healthcare facilities are currently preparing for unprecedented amounts of influx- and now is the time to make sure your critical systems are up to par.

Apr

16

2020

Why design-build is the best delivery platform during COVID-19 crisis

Today, healthcare leaders around the world are making critical decisions to fight the spread of COVID-19. Where can they purchase ventilators? Do their frontline professionals have enough PPE? How are they going to safely care for hundreds of patients in their overcrowded rooms?

Mar

31

2020

Integrated Facilities Management & the Hidden Upside of Downtime

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to sweep the nation, more school campuses are resorting to alternative learning methods outside the classroom. Taking careful measures to defend against potential exposure has prompted an unprecedented amount of downtime within educational facilities.

Mar

23

2020

Healthy Buildings, Healthy People: Three Ways to Get Ahead on Spring Maintenance During this Unforeseen Downtime

Spring is in the air, school breaks have been extended, and more people are teleworking. While this is unforeseen downtime is a challenge for your company, it offers an opportunity for facility managers to evaluate indoor air quality and get ahead on spring maintenance and service needs.

News   Media   Safety   COVID19   Service  

Mar

23

2020

TD Offers Extra Protection Against Coronavirus Outbreak

During times of uncertainty, it is important to consider the added resources offered by your on-demand service provider. 

News   Media   Safety   Blog   COVID19