It’s no secret that winter weather can wreak havoc on commercial buildings. Cold temperatures, snow, salt, and ice can cause a lot of wear and tear through the winter months. When the winter freeze starts to dissipate, facility managers and building maintenance teams often must hit the ground running, making necessary repairs, and preparing for Spring and Summer.
Few things can sour a day at the office like musty, polluted, or muggy air. The quality of the air we breathe both indoors and outdoors not only impacts our health, but also our mood, cognition, concentration, and productivity. In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that most Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors, where the air can be two to five times more polluted than the outside air.