Can you think of a time when you experienced less than desirable ambient conditions while visiting a retail store, supermarket, restaurant, or another similar venue? Chances are a few come to mind immediately. I know I can think of several! Was the store too warm? Was it freezing cold? Or, maybe it was stuffy, had high humidity or was even odoriferous! Regardless of which condition you experienced; it likely affected your overall shopping experience. And chances are you didn’t stay as long as you originally intended. Furthermore, if you experienced these uncomfortable conditions frequently at the same location, you might have stopped visiting that particular business altogether—or even switched to a competitor.
Supermarkets have been operating around the clock during the pandemic to keep their patrons well-stocked with the essentials. One thing that many people (besides maybe the engineers who build them) don’t appreciate is how these stores are specifically designed to keep products safe and shoppers happy.
The University of Notre Dame chose sustainable, LEED-approved construction options and why you should, too.
A discussion of 2020 construction industry trends.
As states across the U.S. are working to flatten the curve, many businesses are impacted by COVID-19 closures as a result of “stay at home” or “shelter in place” orders to limit human interaction and prevent the virus’s spread.