Realty developer DLF, which operates over 32 million square feet of office space across the country, has invested inMERV-14 rangeof air-filtration technology to improveindoor air quality. MERV-14 range of air-filtration technology can help purify the air in office, making it safer for occupants across office portfolio for safe re-entry in a post-COVID-19 environment.
Recommended by American Society of Heating Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), MERV-14 is 90% + efficient at capturing small particles (1 µm to 3 µm size range). Since SARS-CoV-2 virus is found in respiratory droplets in nearly the same size range, MERV 14 can help purify the air in office. DLF has already started the process of upgrading its workplaces with MERV-14 air-filtration technology and aims to complete the process by next year across its office portfolio.
“We are committed to make every comeback – the safest comeback for employees, visitors and tenant organizations. Our enhanced safety protocols with investment in best air-filtration technology like MERV-14 and recognition from global institutes has validated our focus of ensuring the highest standards of facility operation and management more-so after the outbreak of the pandemic,” Sriram Khattar, Managing Director, Rental Business, DLF Group.
DLF now has the largest portfolio of 42 offices which are accredited by WELL Health Safety Rating and a British Safety Council assurance statement for its offices for complying with highest health and safety standards.
“Indoor air quality is one of the most important considerations to enable a safe return to work and we are one of India’s first developers to upgrade our technology for safer, cleaner air. This state-of-the-art filtration boosts cognitive functions and helps in facilitating a safer, healthier workplace for the physical and mental well-being of employees,” Khattar added.
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