Global Workplace Analytics estimates that 56% of U.S. workers have jobs that are at least partially compatible with working remotely. And a Gallup poll showed that half of Americans currently working remotely would rather continue even after pandemic restrictions lift. With a post-pandemic rush to prepare commercial buildings for the full or hybrid return of staff and employees, smart buildings are being reconfigured in design and spacing to allow for the safety and health of the occupants while also accommodating what is being seen as a permanent change of some more remote workers as a staple to business. Guidance has been slow given the changing dynamics of COVID-19, but guidance in the prop tech space from organizations such as ASHRAE have emerged for practices and procedures to mitigate (though not eliminate) risk as the U.S. and other countries continue to roll out vaccinations.