Indoor Vs. Outdoor Malls & Restaurants

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Re: Indoor Vs. Outdoor Malls & Restaurants

Post by Super S » September 11th, 2020, 5:44 pm

The current wildfires in the Pacific Northwest do make a case for the existence of indoor malls. The amount of smoke present outside right now is unprecedented in this area.

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Re: Indoor Vs. Outdoor Malls & Restaurants

Post by Alpha8472 » September 12th, 2020, 6:48 pm

In California, indoor malls have black soot stains coming out of their ancient vents. The air conditioning systems are blowing out barely filtered air. Sunvalley Mall was uncomfortably hot and stuffy inside. The air was smokey. Malls seriously need to upgrade to MERV 13 air filters to filter out smoke and coronavirus, but most mall owners would never shell out that much money.

Customers are not confident about indoor malls. If mall owners were to advertise new air filters, they might bring back some more customers.

AMC theatres and Showcase Cinemas are the only major chains that have installed MERV 13 air filters in all of their theaters. Some chains are installing bipolar ionization to kill germs.

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Re: Indoor Vs. Outdoor Malls & Restaurants

Post by TW-Upstate NY » September 13th, 2020, 8:37 am

Alpha8472 wrote:
September 12th, 2020, 6:48 pm
Malls seriously need to upgrade to MERV 13 air filters to filter out smoke and coronavirus, but most mall owners would never shell out that much money.
The state of California didn't require that of mall operators as part of reopening?!? WOW! I thought that was pretty much standard practice.

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Re: Indoor Vs. Outdoor Malls & Restaurants

Post by BillyGr » September 13th, 2020, 1:52 pm

TW-Upstate NY wrote:
September 13th, 2020, 8:37 am
Alpha8472 wrote:
September 12th, 2020, 6:48 pm
Malls seriously need to upgrade to MERV 13 air filters to filter out smoke and coronavirus, but most mall owners would never shell out that much money.
The state of California didn't require that of mall operators as part of reopening?!? WOW! I thought that was pretty much standard practice.
One of those things that depends on who is running the state.

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