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An Update from Pinchin Ltd. CEO, Jeff Grossi on COVID-19

Pinchin continues to monitor closely and manage the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic as we execute our projects and work into 2021. We remain committed to ensuring the health and…

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Coughs don’t equal COVID

Written by Silvana Wu, Senior Project Manager, Hazardous Building Materials, at Pinchin Ltd. I’ve been seeing these memes pop up on social media and chuckle every time I see them…

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Webinar Recording: FortisBC – New & Emerging Energy Upgrade Incentives

FortisBC and Clean BC have recently announced significant and generous incentive funding for energy studies and capital upgrades to heating and cooling systems for existing commercial, institutional, industrial, and multi-unit…

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Webinar Recording: Utilizing Technology Within Your Buildings To Manage The Risk Of COVID-19

COVID-19 has presented significant challenges to building owners and managers. The indoor environment requires significant re-calibration for safe re-occupancy of spaces. Public health professionals have provided an 18-24 month timeline…

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Webinar Recording: Ventilation & Re-Occupancy of Schools during COVID-19

On September 17th, Pinchin Ltd. hosted a one hour complimentary webinar – Ventilation & Re-Occupancy of Schools during COVID-19, where our subject matter experts and special guest Jeffrey Seigel, discussed what school boards can do to safely manage the risk of transmission of COVID-19.

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Pinchin Services for Educational Facilities during COVID-19

As schools reopen this fall, the protection of students, teachers, support staff, and our general public remains paramount. School boards are on the front lines in dealing with the challenging…

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Why testing for SARS-CoV-2 in your buildings is the wrong approach to managing the risk of transmission

As we move to re-occupy our public spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic, our workforce and the general public will be looking to building owners and operators to provide a safe space by minimizing the risks around the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the strain of virus that causes COVID-19. One request our team of experts are seeing more and more frequently is to test for the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the air and on surfaces within buildings. However, focusing on detecting the virus in our buildings is the wrong approach to managing the risk of transmission given the reasons presented below.

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