Hospitality Design: Guidelines for Infection Control

The hospitality industry has undoubtedly been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. To do their part to flatten the curve, many hotels closed their doors while society stayed home. As more cities across the country reopen, …


Upgrading to First Class: The Future of Airports

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, aviation has been one of the hardest hit industries. With stay-at-home orders and travel limiting measures being implemented all over the world, air travel decreased dramatically over fears of contracting the …


Retail Technology: 5 Ways It Can Bring Revenue Back to the Industry

Many retailers have taken a blow to the bottom line as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. The necessary temporary closure of brick and mortar locations across the country to prevent the spread of the …


Is Your Building Back-to-School Ready?

“Schools are closed for the rest of the year.” These words changed what schooling and education looked like for many, practically overnight, in the spring of 2020. But what should change when doors reopen and …


Restaurant Design for Reopening: Engineering a Safer Dining Experience

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, restaurants across the country have endured significant decreases in revenue, jobs, and overall profit, radically impacting the industry as a whole. Despite the challenges presented over the last several months, the …


Designing the Built Environment for Behavioral Health

A strong foundation of health includes both physical health and mental health. Historically, mental health has been the element of foundation for overall health that has been stigmatized. Current research highlights the impact of mental …


Medtail: The Intersection of Healthcare, Retail, Wellness, and More

One would be hard-pressed to find more customer-focused industries than healthcare and retail. As the consumer experience evolves, it is all about bringing primary care closer to the patient. With convenience as top priority, medtail …


Higher Education: Design Guidelines for Infection Control

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, campuses across the country have closed their classrooms, dining areas, libraries, residence halls, recreation facilities, and student life spaces, all in an effort to mitigate the potential spread of infection. To help ensure …


Have We Reached the Tipping Point for CO2 Refrigeration Systems?

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the grocery industry has seen an unprecedented demand for online grocery shopping. To meet the needs of consumers making the switch to online shopping, many retailers are choosing to expand …


Third-Party Inspections and Plan Review Offered by Henderson

At Henderson Engineers and Henderson Building Solutions, we believe in continually finding ways to help solve our client’s challenges so they can be successful, especially when it comes to third-party inspections, plan review, and commissioning. …


UV Disinfection: An Engineering Perspective

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Henderson Engineers’ director of engineering, Dustin Schafer, and many of our technical leaders, including electrical technical director, Sean Turner, have been fielding questions relating to infection control technologies …


Healthcare Design in the Wake of COVID-19

As the world discusses how to reengage our society in the wake of COVID-19, healthcare facilities will be looking at key learnings from this time to better host the public in safe and effective ways …


Comeback Season: The Future of Venue Design Amid COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the sports and entertainment industry has come to a screeching halt as venues around the world grapple with understanding the virus and its transmission paths in order to make their …


Health & Wellness Design: Guidelines for Infection Control

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the health and wellness industry, including fitness studios, gyms, and spas, have closed their doors to protect patrons from contracting and/or spreading the virus. The nature of these spaces presents …


Entertainment Design: Guidelines for Infection Control

The entertainment industry, similar to the venue and restaurant industries, has felt the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. When doors reopen, these spaces, including theatres, casinos, exhibit halls, ballrooms, bowling alleys, and arcades, will need …


Arts & Culture Design: Guidelines for Infection Control

Community spaces across the country, such as religious facilities, museums, and performing arts centers, have closed for the foreseeable future to help keep their communities safe from the spread of COVID-19. Due to their nature …


Reducing the Risk of COVID-19 Infection Through Building Design

Transmission of COVID-19 in buildings requires two things, the active virus being present in sufficient quantity to cause infection and the transmission of that active virus into the respiratory tract of the person being infected. …


Warehouse Design: Guidelines for Infection Control

Due to COVID-19, warehouses have played a crucial role in keeping the retail and grocery industries running, powering online shopping and supporting the delivery of essential goods. Now more than ever it is critical to …


Workplace Design: Guidelines for Infection Control

Due to COVID-19, many workplaces, including corporate office buildings and coworking environments, have closed for the foreseeable future, leaving many buildings unoccupied. When shelter-in-place orders are lifted, the health and safety of the workforce will …


Retail Design: Guidelines for Infection Control

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many retail spaces have closed their doors to protect shoppers from the spread of this new disease. Although retailers will reopen and greet customers again, it won’t be …


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