SPECS is Live: Don’t miss today’s educational sessions

The role HVAC and air filtration can play in controlling the spread of COVID-19 is among the educational sessions at Chain Store Age’s annual SPECS event, which is being held Aug. 4 -6 on a virtual platform. Click here to register for the show, which also includes an interactive exhibit hall and networking lounge. 
Here is a look at today’s sessions: 

11 a.m. (ET)
Disrupted Facilities Management: Next-Gen Tech Solutions
Technology is giving retailers new automated options for time-consuming, mundane tasks typically done by employees, such as cleaning floors and taking care of spills and messes. At a time of heightened awareness of cleanliness, learn how some retailers are using robotic solutions to help clean their stores and free up associates for more 

2 p.m. (ET)
HVAC and Healthy Spaces: What You Need to Know
Retailers are adopting new processes to potentially limit the spread of infectious diseases. An expert from the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) will discuss how specific changes to the operation and filtration of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems can reduce the airborne exposure of COVID-19 and other viruses.

The SPECS exhibit hall will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. All times are ET.