Real Estate Developer Tishman Speyer Lends its Technical Expertise in Citywide Effort to Improve Air Ventilation in Schools

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The United Federation of Teachers has teamed up with leading real estate developer and owner Tishman Speyer to assist with air ventilation solutions in New York City public schools.  Over the past several weeks, Tishman Speyer has worked on a pro bono basis, in close collaboration with the UFT, Department of Education and the School Construction Authority to improve ventilation solutions and source more than 100,000 MERV-13 filters for New York City public schools.

Tishman Speyer has been at the forefront of the effort to improve ventilation systems in response to the pandemic.  When I asked Rob Speyer for insight on how our school system could better protect the health and well-being of its students and faculty, he did far more than just give advice – he assigned a team of his best engineers and building managers to work with the

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