Covid-19 Updates

Coronavirus / COVID-19 Updates & Links

GMS is working to keep ourselves and our customers up-to-date with the latest information on COVID-19 as it relates to our lives and our industry. Below are some links to key sources of information:

Memorandum

Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers

GMS has been working with our customers to help them re-open safely as it is clear that COVID-19 is going to be here for some time.  See how a customer has made their school as safe as possible for returning students and staff using UV lights:  Watch video - Fox5 - Washington DC  

CDC - Centers for Disease Control - Coronavirus Updates - Recommended strategies and planning

Johns Hopkins University - Interactive map with up-to-date results of worldwide cases

OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Administration - Preventing exposures and infection

Coronavirus (COVID-19) & Workplace Hygiene - Training Short

Maryland.gov - Live Updates from Maryland Governor Larry Hogan

WHO - World Health Organization - Information, advice and up to date reports

Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) - COVID-19 Resource Center

ASHRAE's COVID-19 Preparedness Resources - Guidance to building owners, operators and engineers for protecting occupants

April 20th, 2020 - ASHRAE Issues Statements on Relationship Between COVID-19 and HVAC in Buildings - Guidance to building owners, operators and engineers to continue use of their HVAC systems during the pandemic

Articles of interest continue to be published online and we will endeavor to point those out when we can.  In addition, there are certain products that have proven effective in mitigating the spread of viruses, specifically UVC Light.  For further information on those products and services, please click here.   A former NASA scientist, Fred Maxik, developed some of these innovative solutions utilizing UV light. Please click here to watch a recent news video which highlights UV light cleaning methods.

Markets Insider

Humidity helps in the fight against COVID-19, virologists report

ACHRNEWS

Coronavirus Prompts Response in HVAC Industry

PDF

Effectiveness of UVC Light to Mitigate Coronavirus (COVID-19)

PDF

V-MAX™ Air Disinfection